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Wednesday, July 18, 2012


Bronx gets bigger slice of city budget pie

Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. happily found himself with a bigger slice of the city budget pie this year. Read more…

Monday, July 16, 2012

Hunts Point

job growth and pollution

The battle between Bronx job growth and pollution, especially in Hunts Point, erupted again as another big tenant announced a move into the sprawling Hunts Point Market. Read more…

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Boro Beat

Loser Espaillat could still be a winner

THE WINNER Read more…
Pelham Bay

Pompeii gets another day in court

Pompeii Lounge and Bar has been such a neighborhood problem, that four cops have had to be stationed nearby on weekend nights. Read more…

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Add yet two more new apartment building sprouting up in a barren part of the south Bronx. Officials with the Department of Housing Preservation and Development are going through the public approval process for two apartment buildings on a corner lot at 147th Street. Read more…
Over 100 local women have gotten a second chance at education and a better life for their families. Read more…

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Pelham Parkway

Pelham Pkway Houses getting security cams following grandma’s murder

It took the vicious murder of an elderly grandmother to do it. But senior citizens and other residents of two Bronx public housing projects are now getting security cameras. Read more…
Grand Concourse

NYC Steps hold first graduation

Grand Concourse

NYC Steps hold first graduation

They went from battered to bettering themselves. Read more…

Small BIDS, big dreams closer than ever

They may have big dreams for their local shopping strips, but their small budgets are another matter. Read more…

Monday, July 9, 2012

Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay student awarded $100G math prize

For Michael McDonald, a Bachelor of Science degree from City College plus a Math for America fellowship equals the achievement of his long time goal to be a math teacher. Read more…
Looking for a place to cool off this summer? Read more…

Sunday, July 8, 2012

City Island

Details on Belden Point pocket park

City Island

Details on Belden Point pocket park

A long-awaited pocket park planned for the tip of City Island Avenue is now a step closer to becoming a reality. Read more…

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Mott Haven

Bronx Community Pride Center closes

What a shame! Read more…
Bedford Park

CB 7 opposes Villa Avenue Residence

Bedford Park

CB 7 opposes Villa Avenue Residence

Project Renewal’s plans to open a permanent housing facility for chronically ill people in Bedford Park are facing community opposition. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Mandee to stay in Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck

Mandee to stay in Throggs Neck

Mandee won’t be needing any rescue. Read more…

Friday, July 6, 2012

University Heights

Progress at 2400 Webb Avenue, though bulk of tenants still out

At least some of the forced-out tenants of 2400 Webb Avenue are moving back home. They were back exactly a month after the city found the building had its fire escapes illegally removed. Read more…
The sprawling Hunts Point Produce Market isn’t quite ready to pack off to New Jersey. Read more…

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Boro Beat

Rep. Nydia Velazquez out for Naomi Rivera’s blood

Brooklyn Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, fresh from a victory in the June 26 primary, is out for Naomi Rivera’s blood. Read more…
Van Nest

Community Board Goes Postal

Just don’t tell that to some members of local Community Board 11, who had a chance to stamp their feet and air(mail) several gripes with the borough’s new postal customer service chief. Read more…

After over 30 years, Soundview Health Center is gone

Goodbye Pedro, hello new health care provider. Pedro Espada’s Soundview Health Center is now in new hands. Read more…
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