Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Matthews Muliner park extends hours, residents alarmed

Matthews Muliner Park has been through hell and back. Read more…

Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Construction on Layton Avenue overpass begins

Construction conducted by the NYS Department of Transportation on the Layton Avenue over pass, between Throgmorton and Logan avenues, began on Monday, April 9. Read more…

BJ’s to bring hundreds of jobs to Kingsbridge

BJ’s is replacing the now-shuttered Stella D’oro factory in Kingsbridge, and it’s bringing hundreds of jobs to the Bronx. Read more…

Monday, April 16, 2012


Piagentini and Jones Campus Beacon program slated for closure

“This is wack, bring the Beacon back.” Read more…

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P.S. 71 students rewardedfor ideas on change

Second grade students at P.S. 71 would like to see some change in their neighborhood, and now that they know the ropes, they just might get it. Read more…

Diaz’s Achievement Pact

A higher learning degree before even entering college? What was once a dream is now a reality at Truman High School. Read more…

Sunday, April 15, 2012


City Island Nautical Museum designated NYC landmark

The City Island Nautical Museum has now become NYC official. Read more…

Modi to peform at Fieldston Lodge

A local nursing home is counting on comedy to help make the case about the quality of its medical treatment and care. Read more…

Saturday, April 14, 2012


Morris Park business woman receives help from Senator Klein

Jamie Garry, a Morris Park business woman and owner of Cybermania LLC, a web site and graphic design company located at 1558 Stillwell Avenue, has spent the past two years trying to obtain Minority Owned Business Enterprise Certification from the Empire State Development Corporation. Read more…

161st Street BID “cap week”

As the New York Yankees geared up for their season opener in Tampa, about 1000 miles away local Bronx businesses along 161st Street geared up for what they hope is a season of profit. Read more…

Friday, April 13, 2012


Admission fee is history at the Bronx Museum of Arts

Beginning on March 29, The Bronx Museum of Arts made its admission fee a part of history. Read more…

Afro-American River Tour on April 15

The Bronx will be a virtual museum for Morgan Powell, a history buff yearning to revive the forgotten chapters of the borough’s past. It will also be the setting for recognizing African-American environmentalists who have spread the word on the dangers of climate change. Both subjects will be tied together in a mile-long walking tour dubbed “African-American History Along the Bronx River II,” hosted by Powell on Sunday, April 15. This is the second walking tour series for Powell. Read more…

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Extension of Bx24 route a “win-win” for Country Club residents and Westchester Square merchants

An extension of the Bx24 bus, a long-lost link from Country Club and Spencer Estate to Crosby Avenue and Westchester Square, began on Sunday, April 8. Read more…

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