Arsenio Rodriguez left his mark on salsa music and now, the late Cuban musician will leave it on a Bronx street. Hunts Point Express reports that a street in the Longwood neighborhood is now also known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the New Yorker's influence on the city's music scene.
After a tough year, the newly reopened Bronx Community Pride Center held its first press conference where local officials and advocates discussed the recent spike in violence against the community, reports Hunts Point Express.
After moving to the South Bronx about 30 years ago, Troy Lancaster started his own protest: "To create beauty" out of the "ugliness that was left behind" from the 1970s. He started cleaning up and eventually helped create a nature oasis, as profiled by Epoch Times.
El Diario-La Prensa reports that former Assemblyman Nelson Castro might run for the same position he was forced to vacate only weeks ago. It has stirred up community reactions that go from praising his "courage" to "You can't trust people like that."
The graduation of three women from an Orthodox rabbinic school faces tension from a major Orthodox rabbi organization, which has rejected their ordination citing that it violates tradition, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.
As Catholics around the world celebrate Easter, El Diario-La Prensa profiles a creative Mexican couple who embroiders the costumes for a traditional Via Crucis procession from their living room.