Getting to the bottom of a mysterious streak of purple cropping up along Manhattan’s eastern edge.
Factory-farmed food fills most plates and stocks most supermarkets in New York City. But upstate, a scrappy network fights to build an alternative infrastructure to deliver better steaks and sausages.
As Diatre Padilla explains, getting around in the city and getting ahead in life are inextricably linked—especially in the Southeast Bronx, where the Bruckner Expressway casts a long shadow.
In our third of a series of profiles of Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts around the five boroughs, Joey de Jesus takes us on a tour of Hunts Point, Bronx, to explore how artists, activists, and educators have turned social and environmental challenges into opportunities.