The art scene in the Bronx is more underground than Manhattan's, but it's on the rise.
This week on Fordham Conversations is all about art in the Bronx. David Storey, visual art professor at Fordham University, talks about art's relationship to New York City and how it has spread to the outer boroughs. Then, Chris Williams travels to the BronxArtSpace in Mott Haven on the opening night of the 'Portals and Interventions' exhibit. He talks with curator Linda Cunningham and artists Marita Ibanez, Rosemarie Fiore, Vidal Centeno, and Xavier Figueroa.
Although the Bronx is considered New York City’s most affordable borough, it has the lowest median income in New York City.
This week on Fordham Conversations we’ll take a look the University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP). It’s an organization dedicated to keeping housing affordable in the Northwest Bronx and New York City.
Bronx 18-Year-Old's Shooting Led to Protests and More
A judge threw out manslaughter charges on Wednesday against a New York Police Department officer accused of killing an unarmed suspect last year in a Bronx home - a ruling that prompted a courtroom outburst by the victim's mother and a vow by prosecutors to still pursue the case.