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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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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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