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For New York City Century Cyclists, the Bronx was Life in the Slow Lane

Street fairs were an obstacle for riders on this 100-miles tour through the five boroughs

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Mott Haven garden offers tranquility and community spirit

Wanacqua Garden, with its rows of beans, yams, pumpkins and papalo, still attracts gardeners and greenhorns.

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Hate crime stats more accessible

My Neighborhood Statistics website to include statistics on hate crime and domestic violence.

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Free fitness shapes South Bronx

A local health enthusiast helps Bronx women shape up.

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Turning up the tech at a Kingsbridge school

Who you gonna call? The MOUSE Squad.

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Edible Garden’s season finale

Celebrity chefs and gardeners teamed up on Oct. 17 for the season finale of the New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Garden exhibit to show visitors how to take their homegrown vegetables from the ground to their dinner plates – just like the pros. Start small, and start easy, said Sonia Uyterhoeven, the gardener for public […]

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Chileans Ponder the Miner Story from Abroad

Several weeks have passed since the 33 Chilean miners were rescued from the underground mine where they were trapped in for 69 days in the Atacama Desert. The world watched for two days in October as they emerged one by one in steel cages from the bowels of the earth to a cheering crowd. Chile […]

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South Bronx United hoping to educate more kids through soccer

Five Bronx community organizations have submitted entries for grants through the Pepsi Refresh Project, a monthly program sponsored by the soft-drink giant that awards up to $250,000 to organizations across the country. The South Bronx United, a youth soccer league, which was the subject of a feature story in October, is in the running for […]

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