Candice M. Giove
7 years ago | Politics
A special delivery arrived on state Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada's Mamaroneck doorstep this Saturday, compliments of a pair of activists in bright orange prison jumpers flanked by angry Democrats dressed in "Don't Vote for Pedro" shirts. Th...
7 years ago | Culture
On Saturday, the Alliance for a Healthier New York and SEIU 1199's Healthcare Education Project held a soda buyback event at Richard R. Green Middle School in the Bronx to support the soda tax. "We will be disposing any of the sodas we get," said ...
7 years ago | Events
Central Park's Bethesda Angel looked out at scores of brides wreathed in crowns of fake white hydrangea and grooms in thrift-store formalwear. "Enjoy the last two minutes of your marriage," Rev. Billy Talen of the Church of Life After Shopping yel...
7 years ago | Protests
Indignant Bronx residents and business owners who protested and attempted to sue the city over the placement of a homeless shelter in their neighborhood will finally get what they asked for: a hearing. But it won't be on their terms. The hearing i...
7 years ago
The Bronx merchants' group that unsuccessfully sued the Department of Homeless Services for quietly entering into an agreement to rent units in a brand new apartment building tried last week to make the city do a study and hold a hearing before le...
7 years ago | Guns
Hot97 morning show host Cipha Sounds sprayed a fusillade of doubt on the city's gun buyback program yesterday, telling listeners during a news brief that at last weekend's Bronx buyback event, which collected 1,186 weapons, the NYPD photographed a...