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Staff Spring 2010

Staff Spring 2010

The Bronx Ink is based at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and provides ongoing coverage of many neighborhoods in the city’s greenest borough, including stories about politics, crime, the economy, education and culture. Get in touch with all our staff by emailing Eno Alfred is from London and is a 2009 graduate […]

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Moshe Piller: How a New York Landlord Works the System

After 18 months of rehabilitation for a broken hip, all that Eta Eckstein wanted was to go back home to her Brooklyn apartment. The 92-year-old Holocaust survivor had lived at 8750 Bay Parkway for 40 years, but when her son visited her apartment while she was still at the Shore View Rehabilitation Center, he found a red eviction notice on the door.

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VIDEO – Bronx Boxer Keeps Chasing Golden Gloves Dream

A young boxer from the Bronx makes it to the Golden Gloves at Madison Square with the help of adopt-a-boxer program.

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Cuba Takes Center Stage in the South Bronx

Cuba Takes Center Stage in the South Bronx

The Bronx Museum of the Arts features Cuban culture on first Fridays.

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Borough President Makes Push for Major Hotel

Borough President Makes Push for Major Hotel

Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered his first state of the borough address.

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Activist Looks Back on Efforts Against Stray Gun Violence

On her own, Gloria Cruz has created a movement against random gun violence.

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VIDEO – Inside the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse

In a cramped city, it’s not everyday you find an 85,000 square foot empty building like the old Bronx Courthouse, vacant for more than 30 years. (Photo: Dan Lieberman / The Bronx Ink)

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Yankee Stadium Has a New Wild Pitch: Standup Comedy

The new Yankee Stadium has more to offer than just baseball.

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