During the COVID-19 crisis, DreamYard pivoted its community-forward mission to provide free lunches on weekdays.
“Our ideal vision for the South Bronx is economic upliftment, an end to environmental degradation, and quality-of-life enhancement without displacement.”
The vivid, comic book–like mural depicts bees being driven from their hives by “evil crops developer Dr. Dor,” a white hipster type with skinny black trousers and square-frame eyeglasses.
The South Bronx is quickly becoming a nexus of competing interests vying for control of a housing and arts frontier that could become the next Brooklyn.
Among New York artists’ ongoing quest for affordable studio space within the city, one artist relates his story of having discovered a studio in the South Bronx that is first and foremost inexpensive.
The South Bronx-based arts community center Rebel Diaz Arts Collective was reportedly shut down yesterday and locked out of their converted warehouse space. A rally/press conference is being held tonight at 6 pm outside their building at 478 Austin Place.