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Restoring grace to a river dedicated to an American hero

Volunteers inspired by the past help clean up the Hutchinson River

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Albanians celebrate together in the Bronx

Albanian-Americans celebrated their heritage at an annual gala dinner

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Lorelei Fountain survived wars and vandals

The Lorelei Fountain has had a dramatic history, having faced an ocean and more than a century, wars both abroad and at home, and vandalism and urban renewal.

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Puerto Rico in East Tremont

Taino Mayor gives its customers a taste of the sounds and souvenirs of Puerto Rico in the Bronx.

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Razing a graffiti shrine to make room for billion-dollar housing

Local residents fear the new housing development may price them out of the neighborhood they helped to revive.

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From Bangladesh to the Bronx

Bengali cuisine comes to the borough by way of a hole-in-the-wall Parkchester eatery.

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Hunts Point sculpture meets an untimely end

Three New York artists who built a giant floating dome lost their creation last month, but plan to start anew.

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Cycling renaissance pedals slowly to the Bronx

Cycling renaissance pedals slowly to the Bronx

Bronx cyclists more or less fend for themselves.

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