Archive | September, 2018

Community boards, police dominate charter review meeting

“Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commission to amend the New York City charter might be getting all the attention as of late, but they are not the only game in town. The city council’s own charter review commission — looking to put a number of proposed revisions on the 2019 off-year election ballot — found its […]

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With fall coming, Hudson Park helpers still at it

“Daniel Reynolds works as a regional manager for the city’s parks department during the week, but on the Saturdays, he and Mark Mason lead the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park, getting down and dirty to keep the local park between Palisade and Independence avenues beautiful. Read more in the Riverdale Press.

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Floating pool to stay in Hunts Point

“The floating pool will remain at Barretto Point Park for at least another four years, the Parks Department announced Friday.” The Hunts Point Express has more here.

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Capturing the Beauty of Everyday Life in the Bronx

“For two decades, students of the International Center of Photography at the Point have learned analog photography and documented their community.” Journalist David Gonzalez, a local from the Bronx, reports in The New York Times.

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Morris Park, Bronx: Where Congeniality Flourishes

“The area has welcomed waves of newcomers, but still looks much as it did when the boxer Jake LaMotta and the TV host Regis Philbin lived there.” The New York Times has more here.

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Are South Bronx residents adjusting to new ferry ?

Residents are adjusting to the new ferry in South Bronx, but some fear it may soon become overcrowded.

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96 Year-Old-Store Facing New Challenges

Moe Stein calls his store a “Local Landmark”, and after 96 years, “Frank’s” has outlasted the tough retail business on East Tremont in the Bronx. Recently, the store has begun facing a new obstacle; its own retailers.

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Bronx Museum of The Arts Offers Rare Glimpse into Lives of Iranian Women

Bronx-born photojournalist Randy Goodman brings her photos of Iranian women taken over a three-decade span to Bronx Museum of Arts, challenging perceptions of Muslim women at home and abroad.

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