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Another Chance for Bronx Misdemeanor Ticket Holders

The Bronx does not want to be left out again. The NYC borough that received the most quality-of-life crime tickets had its first warrant forgiveness event. 350 cases were resolved.

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Back to School with Councilman King

Around 1,500 middle school children receive books and a boost from the chancellor and City Councilmember Andrew King

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Jerome Avenue Autoworkers Featured in Photoville Exhibit

The Jerome Avenue Workers Project, a photography exhibit by the Bronx Photo League, is showing at the annual Photoville festival in Brooklyn this week.

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Jerome Draft Publication Brings Affordable Housing Battle to Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s battle to build affordable housing in New York will echo under the girders of the Jerome Avenue railroad in the months to come, amid local concerns about rent rates and tenant displacement.

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Young Bronxites Head to the Cemetery for Creative Job Training

A unique vocational program puts youngsters from the Bronx and Brooklyn on the fast track to labor union membership and a longterm career. First stop, the graveyard.

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Celebrating Jazz Legend Elmo Hope on The Block Where He Lived

Local Bronx residents, historians, musicians and extended family gathered to celebrate jazz legend Elmo Hope last Saturday, September 10. During the ceremony, Lyman place was co-named ‘Elmo Hope Way – Jazz Pioneer’.

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Bronx Street Art Speaks Many Languages

International artists have been painting street murals in the Bronx, tapping into the borough’s history of creative expression.

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When the Bronx was Burning, the Pornos were Booming

Flashback to the 1970’s and the glory days of independent movie theatres in the Bronx. Film projectionist Bob Endres takes us back to the Globe Theatre in Pelham Parkway and remembers the theatre’s lurid lost legacy.

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  • Bronx Documentary Center To Host World-Class Photo Exhibit

    World Press Photo Award winner Eugene Richards will hold his new exhibit, “Below the Line: Living Poor in America by Eugene Richards,” in the Bronx Documentary Center from October 1st through November 6th. “The audience in the Bronx will come in and have a different read to the pictures and many will have a closer relation to […]

  • Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen to Face NYPD Trial

    The officer who fatally shot unarmed Bronx teen Ramarley Graham in 2012 inside his Bronx apartment will face a departmental trial, but no date has been set yet for the inquiry, the NYPD said. Graham was shot and killed inside a bathroom in his apartment after he was chased by Officer Richard Haste and other officers. He […]

  • Bronx school teacher busted for beating student who kept his drug money

    Kevin Pope, a science teacher at the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy in Hunts Point, was arrested on Friday for beating a 16-year-old student who walked away with Pope’s money in a drug buy. Read the full story on NY Daily News.

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