Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011


Yolanda Celebrates 50th with Prostate Cancer Fundraiser

A Bronx pizzeria and restaurant will celebrate a milestone anniversary by supporting cancer research. Read more…

UHP Begins Construction of Simpson Street Expansion

Although it took longer than originally expected, Urban Health Plan has officially started the construction of their latest addition to the Bronx. Read more…

Public Hearing Held On Tracey Towers Rent Increase

Residents of Tracey Towers finally had their chance to tell the buildings’ management why a proposed two-thirds rent increase isn’t just unaffordable, but also a virtual slap in the face given the substandard state of the buildings. Read more…

Bronx Open Tennis Returns To Crotona Park

From Saturday, August 6 until Sunday, August 14, Crotona Park will be home to some world-class tennis. For kids who aren’t content to just watch, there will also be free tennis clinics every day that week. Read more…
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Charities win in Third Annual Softball Game

The real winners in the Third Annual Merchant Charity Softball Game were charities. Read more…
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Petition Started to Make Lydig Avenue Sidewalks Zero Display

Pelham Parkway residents are on a mission to eliminate the placement of merchandise outside of Lydig Avenue stores. Read more…
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Express bus service slows down

Express Bus riders to Pelham Bay and Throggs Neck have noticed that their commute is taking a little bit longer these days, but the MTA says there have been no cuts in service. Read more…

USPS Identifies 17 Bronx Post Officesm For Possible Closure

On Tuesday, July 26, The United States Postal Service announced it is planning to close 17 post offices in the Bronx. That’s half of all the shops that are set to close in the entire city, and Bronxites are wondering “why us?” Read more…
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Library Bar closed on City Island

The Library Bar on City Island has been temporarily shut down by the Police Department. Read more…
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Korony Post Honors Devine and Lanci

The Theodore Korony American Legion Post 253 honored two of its longtime members for years of service. Read more…
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Bad Karma Lawsuit Dropped for Vacca, Klein

Two local elected officials have learned that the owner of a defunct Morris Park nightclub has dropped her lawsuit against them. Read more…

Jerome Avenue Floods After Water Main Break

Jerome Avenue businesses were left out to dry after a major water supply pipe burst in Mount Hope. Read more…

Monroe College Hosts Forum for Entrepreneurships

Michael Blake was born and raised in the Bronx, but he now makes his living in Washington, D.C. as an associate director at the White House’s Office of Public Engagement. Read more…
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New Field for Throggs Neck Softball League

The Throggs Neck Girls Softball League finally has its field of dreams. Read more…

Empire City Celebrates $40 million Expansion

A glittering $40 million expansion to the Empire City Casino is expected to put many Bronxites to work. Read more…

Burglaries rise on Sedgwick Avenue

Police are urging the public to remain vigilant as a rash of apartment burglaries in University Heights and Kingsbridge Heights seem to be the crime of the summer. Read more…

BOEDC Gets Grant, Will Hire Credit Analyst To Work On Small Businesses Loans

The loan process for Bronx small businesses will get a little easier, thanks to a $50,000 donation from Citibank to the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation. Read more…

Bronx Documentary Center Gearing Up For September Opening

Despite being born and raised in Maine, Michael Kamber is a dyed-in-the-wool Bronxite. When he moved to New York City to work as a photographer for the New York Times, Kamber put down his roots on Willis Avenue. Read more…

“Silver” Art Installation Hits Fordham Road

Fordham Road is now a little more artsy. Read more…
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Rhinelander Tenants Fight to Restore Building’s Prominence

A six-story dwelling once marketed as an up-scale apartment building has become a nightmare for its residents. Read more…

Billboard Over Big Pun Mural Angers Fans

Some Bronxites are not buying whatever a new billboard on East 167th Street is selling. Read more…

Anne Hutchinson Year August events

More interesting and stimulating events are planned as part of the Anne Hutchinson Year in August. Read more…

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