south Bronx

Congresswoman AOC’s Homework Helpers Project Partners with Literacy Nonprofit Start Lighthouse in the Bronx

  We recently shared info about U.S Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Homework Helpers program over on The Unmuted newsletter (Are you subscribed?) and we’re excited to hear they recently partnered with literacy non-profit, Start Lighthouse in the Bronx. Through the partnership, Start Lighthouse and Homework Helpers offer “Woke Activists”, a culturally relevant program that builds mastery literacy skills through a social justice lens to students in the East and South Bronx. This

South Bronx Farmers Market 2015 Season

The South Bronx Farmers Market is located on the south side of 138th Street, between Willis and Alexander Avenues, in Mott Haven, South Bronx, near the 3rd Avenue/138th Street subway station on the 6 train.  In 2015, the Market will be open every Saturday, from June 13 through November 21, from 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. We accept SNAP/EBT, WIC and FMNP checks.  We will also participate in NYC’s Health

South Bronx featured in Neighborhood X Neighborhood

NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced the South Bronx as the next destination to be featured in Neighborhood x Neighborhood, a new program designed to increase visitation, support local businesses and encourage exploration in areas outside traditional tourist locations across the five boroughs. Located in the southern section of the Bronx, the neighborhoods of Concourse, Melrose and Mott Haven are home to