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Staff Fall 2009

Staff Fall 2009

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 Alexandre Abu Ata covered Mott Haven. He has worked with […]

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A Squatter’s Paradise?

Will the housing crisis in the Bronx lead to a rise in squatting?

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Fordham Retires Gregory-O’Connell No. 55

Fordham University honors its best ever female basketball player

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422 East 178th St

By Fred Dreier The facade of the four-story apartment building at 422 East 178th St. in the East Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx showcases recently painted brick and robust-looking windows that appear to be straight out of the box. The aesthetic improvements, however, hide a structure that racked up nearly 100 building code violations when […]

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MTA Pulls Ticket Agents from Subway Stations

When there’s no one in the ticket booth, passengers worry about safety. And the remaining station agents find they have extra work just to keep things running.

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Bronx Voters Go for Thompson in a Landslide

Bronx Ink reporters surveyed 171 Bronx voters from all across the borough to find out why they voted overwhelmingly for Thompson.

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Visions of Poverty

I have stood inside tin shanties in South Africa, but when I picture poverty, I see Justina Turull’s apartment in the Bronx.

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