In 2001, The New York Times
published a Sunday Arts and Leisure article which began
"Classical music spills out onto a dull street in the Bronx, mingling with unexpected sweetness with the sounds of merengue down the block.
Just inside the Sherman Avenue
Community Garden, the finishing touches are being put on the impromptu wood stage that has just gone up. Two sleek young ballet dancers arch and spin in rehearsal, watched not only by their choreographer but also by passers-by, a woman leaning out of a window across the street and men and women of all ages who have gathered to see these exotic flowers growing in their community garden."
-New York Times