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Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

Country Club

“A Room of My Own” Stars Bronx Best

A new off-Broadway play set to premiere in late February will star a young Country Club boy and a Belmont woman as members of an eccentric Italian-American family Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Benevolent Association Dinner Dance

The Throggs Neck Benevolent Association held its annual dinner dance on Saturday, January 30 at the Marina del Rey. Read more…
Throggs Neck

P.S. 72 holds Education Through Music band performance

P.S. 72 in Throggs Neck held a band performance, with its music program partner, Education Through Music, on Friday, January 29. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016


Sex offender moved from Allerton school

A sex offender on parole living within 1,000 feet of an Allerton school was relocated recently in order to comply with state law. Read more…

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Around Town: News from your neighbors

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Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Jacobi Medical Center patients among arts contest winners

Jacobi Medical Center celebrated the writing prowess of two former patients whose poetry earned first prize finishes in different categories in New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services Recovery Arts Festival. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Pelham Parkway

Speed bumps installed at Icahn Charter Schools

Icahn Charter Schools was recently the recipient of three speed bumps in order to increase traffic safety and decrease traffic speed for motorists who pass by the school, thanks to the teamwork of the school, NYC DOT, Councilman James Vacca and Community Board 11 district manager Jeremy Warneke. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bar owner serves as a neighborhood guide

Vivienne’s Bar, located at 3044 Westchester Avenue, has continued to provide the community with a place that they can truly call their home away from home because of its safe, homey, close-knit setting. Read more…
Pelham Bay

‘American Artists in London’ exhibit hosted at Bartow-Pell

Cultural historian Lorella Brocklesby recently presented ‘American Artists in London: Scandals Galore’, an artwork exhibit that highlights seven renowned American artists who traveled to London to enhance their careers, their creativity and their reputation. Read more…
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Blizzard results in over 27 of snow in BX

This past weekend, a big blizzard hit the Bronx, dumping over 27 inches of snow on the borough and it’s residents. According to DCPI, crime in the borough decreased by 40% on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, January 24. Read more…

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016

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MTA studying Bx29 bus with eye towards possible changes

Community activism and the tragic death of woman on her way home from work may bring about more comprehensive bus service. Read more…
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Scooters becoming more common on borough streets

Scooters are becoming part of the streetscape of the borough, but they don’t appear to be legal. Read more…
Van Nest

Residents raise stink over slaughterhouse

Located at 603-605 Morris Park Avenue, Vivero Macca Live Poultry has raised some concerns among Van Nest residents. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

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Jacobi Medical Center uses 3D printing for young girl’s prosthetic hand

A young girl has received a new prosthetic hand using some of the latest in 3D printing technology, with doctors making a custom fitting hand at Jacobi Medical Center. Read more…
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Hip hop expo to promote independent artists

On Saturday, February 27, New Bronx City, Inc., along with Essentials 608 Events, will be hosting a hip hop expose at Essentials 608’s location, 608 Fordham Road, will will present local independent artists of all kinds with an opportunity to get their brands and products into the public eye. Read more…
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New Free Fitness Classes Available to Bronx Residents

Over 100 new free fitness classes will be available in 2016 to residents who reside in areas which are densely populated or have higher than average poverty levels in NYC Read more…
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Police Blotter

Wednesday, January 20, 3:30 p.m. -- Police reported an assault on the northbound 5 IRT train near East 160th Street and Prospect Avenue. A 38-year-old man had been sitting on the train with his wife when a ‘person of interest’ and the victim’s wife had a verbal altercation. The person of interest then assaulted the victim and ran out of the train. Read more…

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016

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BX received over 27 inches of snow from blizzard

A big blizzard hit the Bronx this past week and delivered over 27 inches of snow - but the borough made the best of the situation. Read more…
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Hart Island transfer plan runs into some opposition

Community activists continue to advocate for transfer of jurisdiction for Hart Island, but it might not be an easy sell. Read more…
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“Overlooked” Pena trying to play his way to scholarship

George Pena’s size is no measure of his impact on the basketball court. Read more…
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Flying high: Young Pilots jelling, exceeding expectations

Jane Morris’ preseason expectations for her young team and the sophomore guard leading it have already been well surpassed. Read more…
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A shared vision: an op-ed by Keith Rubenstein

Postive change in Mott Haven could bring jobs and justice to the neighborhood. Read more…
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Diaz and Trinity Baptist Church Honor MLK

Last week, Bronxites did their part to keep Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream alive by commemorating the late civil rights leader in a special interfaith service held at Trinity Baptist Church. Read more…
Locust Point

Locust Point Civic Association holds ‘Oktoberfest’

The Locust Point Civic Association held its ‘Oktoberfest’ at its civic center on Friday, January 22. Read more…
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Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Throggs Neck

Senator Klein sponsors field trip to New York Aquarium

Senator Jeff Klein sponsored a trip to the New York Aquarium for children from the Throggs Neck Houses on Saturday, January 16. Read more…

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