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No Pretty Songs, Gentlemen: Exploring Art and Politics in Hunts Point

Students from the South Bronx learn about politics and performance art

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Goodbye to St. Augustine’s

Parishioners recall the old days at a church that was once the heart of Morrisania

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Bronx’s Little Italy set for Sunday festival

The Belmont area of the Bronx will celebrate its annual Ferragosto festival to mark the end of the summer season this Sunday.

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Rapping with Poe

Poe’s poems stuffed with “murder, lust and madness” set to Afro-Cuban music styles at the Bronx Documentary Center this Saturday night.

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“Little Albania” in the Bronx

Businesses along Lydig Avenue provide staples for the sizable ethnic Albanian and eastern European communities in New York City.

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Williamsbridge musician hopes for success with local reggae studio

A less confident artist would have considered it a horror scene. The room was packed with more than 100 people watching him. He looked ready to roll with his Mohawk and shades. But the night of Nov. 10 did not play out well for K’Coneil Barron, 27, as he performed covers of R&B hits from […]

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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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A new digital divide? Tech volunteers say support, not access, is the problem

The traditional internet-access digital divide is narrowing because of falling prices of small laptops and smartphones.

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