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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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Tour de Bronx 2011

Some 6,000 cyclists biked the Bronx on Oct. 23. Bike enthusiasts young and old took over the streets from Bronx County Courthouse to the Sheridan Expressway and Pelham Bay Park.

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Superheroes from the Bronx

Two artists from the Bronx are trying to revive the borough’s comic legacy

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