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Classroom Treasure: Israel Reyes

Public School 69X Journey Prep is a 93-year-old school building in the Bronx, near Soundview, with a student body of about 600, most of them Hispanic. It suffers from many of the typical problems of urban schools – budgets in … Continue reading

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Bronx Lab Celebrates Local Street Art

It’s been a really good year for the world of graffiti and street art. Wooster Collective celebrated its twelfth anniversary as a leading urban arts initiative, and more and more notable museums have been including street art into their collections … Continue reading

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The Bronx Plays Host to an Unexpected Monument

This summer, New York City’s Bronx neighborhood will be home to an enormous structure made from plywood, plexiglass, and copious amounts of beige packing tape.  It’s not a tree house, or a giant hand-constructed fort, but rather, an art site … Continue reading

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Bronx River Art Center brings “For Closure” to West Farms Square

West Farms Square is the temporary home of a new public art sculpture that expresses the impact America’s housing crisis is having on ordinary people. Gabriela Salazar’s For Closure stands 26 feet tall and is on view for seven months … Continue reading

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