New restaurant brings a taste of Japan to the South Bronx
MELROSE—The South Bronx restaurant scene just got a little more diverse with a new Japanese restaurant opening today. Called Minato (which means harbor in Japanese), the eatery is the brainchild of Luigi Ghidetti and Mark Lu, the duo behind Porto Salvo, the popular South Bronx Italian restaurant and bar, and features a menu with many of the standard sushi and sashimi along with a well-stocked sake bar, the latter of which is perhaps the first of its kind in The Bronx.
Relax and Recharge On A Latin Boat Ride In NYC
A Latin Ride NYC is an exciting and unique way to experience the city that never sleeps. Imagine gliding through the picturesque New York Harbor, taking in stunning views of the iconic Statue of Liberty and the picturesque Manhattan skyline, while dancing to the pulsating rhythms of music. This is precisely what this boat ride offers its guests.
Live in luxury above America's first Hip Hop museum starting at $465 a month right on the Bronx waterfront
One of the most highly-anticipated affordable housing developments in New York City is now accepting applications for 432 brand-new apartments. Located at 575 Exterior Street right along the Harlem River Waterfront, this is the first phase of Bronx Point that is nearing completion and includes 540 permanently affordable apartments of which 432 are available in the current housing lottery.
Bronx Cop Dating Suspected Drug Dealer Prompts Investigation
Bronx Cop Dating Suspected Drug Dealer Prompts InvestigationPhoto by(@WorldLatinStar/Instagram) A Bronx police officer is under investigation after causing a scene and trying to prevent narcotics detectives from pursuing an investigation into a suspected large-scale drug dealer she was dating. She’s been remanded to ‘desk duty’ and forced to surrender her gun as the investigation into her, and the suspected drug dealer is underway.
Brand new affordable apartments now available in Morrisania starting at $410 a month
A new, affordable housing development in The Bronx neighborhood of Morrisania is now accepting applications via New York City's Housing Connect lottery program. Located at 1007 Union Avenue, Victory Commons is a 79 unit development constructed on the site of the old Victory Baptist Church which will once again occupy space at the site once the building is completed.
Bronx population plummets with one of the highest declines in the country
Since 1980, The Bronx has seen consistent growth; however, it is now facing a steep population decrease. Recent census data reveals that among counties with over 20,000 inhabitants, The Bronx has the 5th largest numeric population decline and the 7th highest percentage drop since last year.
Senseless Stabbing Death Over Loud Music Rocks Bronx Community: Victim’s Girlfriend Bravely Tries to Save Him
On Friday night, a dispute over loud music in the Bronx turned deadly when 27-year-old Ty Quon Pleasant was fatally stabbed. The incident has left his girlfriend and family devastated, trying to make sense of the senseless violence that claimed his life.
The Bronx is finally getting a waterfront greenway connecting Riverdale to the South Bronx
The Bronx has faced many negative environmental hurdles in its history, from asthma-inducing highways to waste transfer stations, and even medical waste incinerators, and while most of these almost always disproportionately plagued the South Bronx, there is one that has impacted residents in the West Bronx, whether up in Riverdale or down in Port Morris in the South Bronx: Access to the waterfront.
Apply now for brand-new affordable apartments near Yankee Stadium starting at $843 a month
Applications are now being accepted via New York City's Housing Connect Affordable Housing program for a new development in the Highbridge neighborhood of The Bronx. Located at 1169 River Avenue, the brand-new 19-story building has 245 units across just over 200,000 square feet and is being constructed under the Supportive Housing Opportunity Program of New York State Homes and Community Renewal and the Supportive Housing Loan Program of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Ending the Wage Gap: 32BJ Deal with Bronx Real Estate Advisory Board
The labor giant 32BJ, representing hundreds of building service workers in private residential buildings in The Bronx, recently reached a modest deal with building owners represented by the Bronx Realty Advisory Board (BRAB) just before their contract ended at midnight.
Score truly affordable apartments in the Bronx starting at $683 for 3 bedrooms - lottery now open!
WEST FARMS—A new lottery has been launched for a brand new affordable housing residential building with rents that are truly affordable for local Bronx residents. Located at 1923 West Farms Road, the 16-story building is part of the massive Compass Residences that spans the Crotona Park East and West Farms neighborhoods of The Bronx with 1,374 apartments across eight buildings steps from the Bronx River and one block from the 2 and 5 subway line at West Farms Square/East Tremont Avenue.
New luxury building in South Bronx asking $3,068 a month for a studio
MOTT HAVEN—Where else but the South Bronx can you live practically on top of a major highway and be expected to pay up to $5,500 a month for a two-bedroom apartment?. Welcome to Mott Haven, the epicenter of the gentrification of the South Bronx.
Seven injured after e-scooter battery explosion in Bronx Supermarket
Photo byBenny Polatseck/Mayoral Photography Office. Officials have said that an e-scooter battery explosion in a Bronx supermarket on Sunday morning left seven people injured. The blast caused a fast-moving blaze that ripped through a commercial building, causing significant damage. FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanaugh said the fire caused an "extraordinary amount of damage."
14-Year-Old Tragically Killed in NYC Subway Accident
The bustling New York City subway system is an integral part of the daily commute for millions of people. While it is one of the most efficient modes of transportation, it is also one of the most dangerous. In recent years, there have been several tragic incidents involving young people and the subway. The latest tragedy occurred on Friday night when a 14-year-old was killed after falling between subway cars in the Bronx.
Bronx Grandmother Indicted for Stabbing 7-Year-Old Granddaughter
A tragic incident occurred in the Bronx recently, leaving a 7-year-old girl in critical condition after being stabbed by her own grandmother. The victim is currently in a medically induced coma, and her sister witnessed the horrific incident. In this blog post, we will discuss the details of the incident, the charges against the defendant, and what steps are being taken to support the victim and her family.
MTA reports 4% faster bus speeds in The Bronx after redesign implementation
After delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic since it was first announced in 2018, the Bronx Bus Redesign was finally implemented last summer, and now, after half a year of studying the changes in real-time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that the changes to bus routes have been a success.
Adidas opens first Bronx store
Attention sneakerheads: Sneaker giant Adidas has opened its first store in The Bronx. Located at The Mall at Bay Plaza, the store is part of the brand's expansion in the New York City region and is an 11,000-square-foot space offering the latest in the company's famed footwear brand.
Apply for brand new apartments as low as $569 a month for two bedrooms in Bedford Park
Applications for New York City's Housing Connect lottery are now being accepted for a brand-new development in the Bedford Park neighborhood of The Bronx. Known as The Bronx Grove, 127 newly constructed units are spread across two buildings located at 261 E 202nd street and 270 E 203rd street and includes amenities like security guards, air conditioning, and a gym, as well as the standard shared laundry room.
Brand new and truly affordable apartments now available in Fordham starting at $567/month
New York City's housing lottery on Housing Connect has launched lottery applications for brand-new apartments in the Fordham section of The Bronx. The development, known as Twin Parks Terrace, is a brand-new 14-story building with 181 residential units constructed on a parking lot owned by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) that was underutilized.
Six Bronx Catholic Schools to Close Permanently this June: Archdiocese of New York Announces Closures
After a brief pause on Catholic school closings by the Archdiocese of New York due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Archdiocese has announced the closures of a dozen New York City schools.