The sound of slot machines may soon ring in the air along the Hunts Point…
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In a neighborhood and borough on the edge because of gentrification, the fight continues and this time it’s taken a personal face against someone once seen as our hero.
Someone has begun placing stickers calling Majora Carter a traitor and associating her with the hashtag #ColumbusSyndrome, a term that is often used when talking about gentrification and how people approach gentrifying areas with a colonizer’s mentality.
After almost 20 years of pushing for a greener, safer, and more sustainable community, The Point CDC (and the rest of the community) are celebrating the allocation of $97 million in New York State’s recently approved budget to begin converting the ugly Sheridan Expressway into a beautiful, green boulevard along The Bronx River.
After years of advocacy and pushing, New York State will finally be one of many that allows the prescription and use of marijuana for medicinal purposes but what does that exactly mean?
In short, folks with qualifying ailments as described by the State of New York may qualify to register for a card which can be used at any of the local 4 NYC dispensaries (two in Manhattan, one in The Bronx, and 1 in Queens—sorry Brooklyn and Staten Island, none for you) to receive your prescribed ganja but it isn’t allowed in bud form like most of us are used to—seeing it that is.