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Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Market-rate building rises at 915 Dawson Street

A new building rising in Longwood looks like it is one of the few in the community to be built recently without city housing subsides. Read more…

Monday, July 24, 2017


S. Bronx Legend Fr. Gigante Honored

A local legend credited with helping to rebuild major stretches of the south Bronx after the devastation of the 1970s was honored. Read more…
Mott Haven

WHEDco’s Student Garden Revitalized

Many volunteers rolled up their sleeves to add the finishing touches to WHEDco’s Urban Horizons Student Garden. Read more…

Bronx Children’s Museum construction begins

The Bronx is finally getting its own children’s museum! Read more…

110-year-old oak falls in Woodlawn Heights

A huge tree in Woodlawn snapped for no apparent reason. Read more…

Sunday, July 23, 2017


Grand Playground reopens after major facelift

The NYC Parks Department and Councilman Fernando Cabrera celebrated the ribbon cutting for a major renovation of Grand Playground earlier this month. Read more…

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Kingsbridge Heights

Outrage as Kingsbridge building eyed as a shelter

Kingsbridge residents and elected officials are outraged after learning a newly constructed mixed-use building on Broadway in Kingsbridge may be converted to a homeless shelter. Read more…

Saturday, July 22, 2017


C.S. 211 Unveils Mental Health Mural

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, VIP Community Services, lead muralist Tova Snyder, Community Board 6 and C.S. 211 celebrated the unveiling of a mural represenating the community’s mental health. Read more…
Mott Haven

Man Fatally Stabbed In Mott Haven

Police are on the hunt for an individual who murdered a man visiting family at a Bronx shelter. Read more…
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Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

Friday, July 21, 2017


Bronx Zoo’s Rosemary De Luca Celebrates Retirement

An outgoing Wildlife Conservation Society leader was honored for her dedicated service to the institution and the people of the Bronx. Read more…

Three Bystanders Injured In Shoot Out

Two men were arrested last Wednesday night for committing a triple shooting that left a four-year-old girl and two men in the hospital. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

City Council hopefuls submit ballot petitions

Candidates for open NYC City Council seats around the borough submitted petition signatures to get on the ballot. Read more…

Thursday, July 20, 2017


St. Helena Church’s Parish Carnival

A local church hosted its time honored parish carnival. Read more…

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


P.S. 36’s 5th Grade Graduation

A local school celebrated the academic achievements of its fifth grade graduating class. Read more…
University Heights

Hope Center Hosts July 4th BBQ

Everyone had a blast at the Hope Center’s Fourth of July barbecue. Read more…

Diaz Sponsors Guyana Day Celebration

The borough president joined others in celebrating the 51st anniversary of Guyanese independence. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Pollo Campero Celebrates National Fried Chicken Day

Bronxites celebrating National Fried Chicken Day flocked to Pollo Campero at 2450 Grand Concourse for a three day celebration. Read more…

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Co-op City

Co-op City July 4th Fireworks

Co-op City celebrated America’s 241st birthday with a vibrant display of patriotism. Read more…

Fordham BID Screens Top Gun

The Fordham Road Business Improvement District hosted a special film screening of a classic Tom Cruise flick. Read more…

Ribbon cut on Parque De Los Ninos improvements

People of all ages gained access to a newly rebuilt oasis with the finishing of a major improvement at a Soundview park. Read more…

Monday, July 17, 2017


Students Create Election Booklet

Center for Urban Pedagogy and the NYC Campaign Finance Board collaborated with teaching artist Emily Young and Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School students to dig deeper into local elections. Read more…

NYPD Detective Injured During Traffic Stop

A NYPD detective is recovering from an accidental self-inflicted injury caused during a traffic stop. Read more…

Sunday, July 16, 2017


Boricua College Celebrates Academic Year

Boricua College celebrated its End Of Academic Year on Tuesday, June 27. Read more…

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meets

The Sounview Community Drug Free Coalition met for the month of June. Read more…

Man Shot Dead At Soundview Houses

Police are searching for the gunman responsible for fatally shooting a man at Soundview Houses last week. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Ensemble plans upcoming classical concerts

A classical music ensemble is planning four upcoming concerts for the public to enjoy. Read more…

Saturday, July 15, 2017


BASE Inaugural Class Graduates

NYC’s most computer-proficient students celebrated their graduation from the Bronx Academy for Software Engineering’s inaugural class Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Asm. Joyner Hosts NY LEO Students

A local assemblywoman met with more than two dozen NY Legal Education Opportunity Program students. Read more…

Man Jumps To Death From Forest Houses

Police are investigating an apparent suicide at the Forest Houses complex. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…

Bronx Zoo launches new aerial attractions

The Bronx Zoo has launched two new attractions on its property on the heels of its hit Animal Planet show, ‘The Zoo.’ Read more…

Friday, July 14, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Lebanon Remembers Victims

Bronx Lebanon Hospital remembered the victims of its recent shooting and a slain police officer. Read more…
Hunts Point

Hunts Point Fire Displaces 10 Familes

Firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire inside the 5-story, 20-unit apartment building on 860 Hunts Point Avenue. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Boom’s Very Real/Forum: Attractive rents, location entice developers

Prominent developers say the borough is seeing a notable increase in planned projects across the borough. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

Foundation launches Familia family fundraiser

The family of slain Bronx NYPD officer Miosotis Familia will get help from a national foundation as questions continue to surround her deceased murderer. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Law Enforcement Remembers Late Police Officer Familia

Scores of police officers from NYC, state and around the world paid their respects to a fallen police officer killed in an unprovoked attack. Read more…

Thursday, July 13, 2017


Joyner Funds Citizens Committee For NYC

A local assemblywoman recently announced the first-ever $225,000 legislative grant award for Citizens Committee for NYC. Read more…

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

BronxWorks Hosts Sapphire Gala

BronxWorks celebrated 45 years of lifting lives and building futures at its prestigious awards gala in Manhattan. Read more…

HS ballplayer hopes to continue catching in college

This young man wants to continue to ‘play ball,’ and to be of service in his local community. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

Boy Scout Golf Tourney At VCPk

The fifth annual Boy Scout Golf Initational was recently celebrated. Read more…

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