Hyperlocal NYC Neighborhoods
National news dominates the headlines, but city neighborhood issues dominate what is in the minds of most New Yorkers. Listen to what they have to say about the challenges their communities face.
Healthy eating in the South Bronx
The South Bronx has been dubbed a “food desert,” and three groups are attempting to change that stereotype, but face a battle when even well-laid plans collide with real life.
Some Ghanaian immigrants agree with Trump’s “shithole” comments
Unemployment is high in Ghana.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein rails against ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ evil political parties at rally
The Stein/Baraka ticket is on the ballot in 44 states, and the District of Columbia.
Gourmet Opportunities Sprout in the South Bronx
Nonprofit helps kids grow, cook and eat their way to better futures in the unhealthiest county in New York state
NYC Sparx gives Bronx girls a love of STEM and art
one of the main challenges for girls from minority communities who want to get into technology, including Latina or African-American girls, is economics.
New York City Marathon: South Bronx
Though traditionally a quieter part of New York City, those exiting the 3rd Avenue - 138 Street subway station were met with the sound of live jazz and cheering as loud as the bright green uniforms worn by volunteers passing out water and bananas to runners.
South Bronx Charter School surprises kindergartners with gift bags
Two-thirds of the students are in the child welfare or foster care system, while the rest come from the South Bronx community.