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Bronx Times Reporter

Covering: Van Nest, Morris Park, Pelham Gardens, Allerton, Castle Hill, Pelham Parkway, City Island, Westchester Square, Locust Point, Silver Beach, Edgewater Park, Ferry Point Park, Throggs Neck, Spencer Estate, Country Club, Pelham Bay


Coming soon: Romito Park

Morris Park residents are turning their attention to renaming Van Nest Playground. And this time, there won’t be a battle over whose name is going on the sign. Read more…

Pompeii Lounge fights DOB charges

Pompeii may not be erupting just yet. Read more…

City’s waterfront plan is met with enthusiasm

The city has come out with its recommendations for what the waterfront should look like in the year 2020, and community leaders in the east Bronx like what they see. Read more…

Supermarket in the works for Gun Hill

Progress on plans for a bringing a supermarket to a shopping mall on East Gun Hill Road are moving along slowly, but surely. Read more…

‘Stakeholders’ duke it out over Parkway trees

A “stakeholders” meeting about the Pelham Parkway Reconstruction project has at last brought together conservation advocates with city officials that want to see the project move forward as quickly as possible. Read more…

Bronx mosaic gives props to Padre

Padre Pio, the saint that was canonized by Pope Paul II in 2002, will now grace the walls of a new mausoleum on the grounds of St. Raymond Cemetery. Read more…

Parade cuts are low blow to businesses

As always, Morris Park is vigorously excited for this year’s Columbus Day Parade. But some are less excited than usual because of city-mandated cuts to the usual route. Read more…

Booze and Guns come to the Hutch

Soon the Hutchinson Metro Center will be home to the New York Field Office of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms. Read more…

Pelham Bay biz unveils funny truck ad

Pelham Bay Home Center has an eye-catching new advertisement on the back of its delivery truck. After exactly two weeks on the road and parked in front of the store, the image is raising eyebrows and prompting chuckles. Read more…

Ljubo’s: 25 years of serving up slices

If bigger is better, than Westchester Square has been home to the city’s best slice of pizza for 25 years. Read more…

Messy Mead lot: cleaned

And now, everyone that lives near 633 Mead Street in Van Nest is breathing a sigh of relief. Read more…

Bank on Crosby has community focus

Sandwiched between a neighborhood pastry shop and half a dozen pubs and bodegas along Crosby Avenue, a small-business oriented community bank has opened its doors. Read more…

Open once again: the Pearly Gates

It’s a rare moment when the term “opening the pearly gates” has absolutely no religious connotation. Read more…
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