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Pickleball Is On The Rise: One Bronx Resident Requests More Courts

Alex Rosenblum, 74, grew up as an athlete playing hockey and tennis. Being active was a huge part of his life until he had his first heart attack at 42. Rosenblum’s cardiologist told him to “take it easy.”  Taking his doctors advice Rosenblum bought a place down in Florida and spent his winters there — […]

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City Council Members Want Trump Golf Course License Cancelled

City council members are calling on the parks department to cancel a contract it holds with Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, a golf course in Throggs Neck. Parks and Recreation Committee Chair Shekar Krishnan and Councilperson Marjorie Velázquez were joined last Thursday by members of 9/11 Justice, an advocacy group for victims and families […]

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Bronx Cricketers Push For More Pitches

Every weekend, the Bronx’s Van Cortlandt Park becomes a hub for New York City cricket.

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96 Year-Old-Store Facing New Challenges

Moe Stein calls his store a “Local Landmark”, and after 96 years, “Frank’s” has outlasted the tough retail business on East Tremont in the Bronx. Recently, the store has begun facing a new obstacle; its own retailers.

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Bronx Kids: Lace Up Your Skates

The new Van Cortlandt Park ice skating rink opening on Nov. 15 promises to teach the Bronx to skate again.

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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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Runners race around Yancey Field with Yankee Stadium in the background

Yankees strike out on promises

The city decided the new Yankee Stadium was worth over $60 million to New Yorkers, but those who live next door believe it is not nearly as valluable.

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Fighting their neighborhood

A 10-year old jiu jitsu program in East Tremont teaches students how to fight back the negative pressures of their community.

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