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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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fist of fight back program

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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The ecstasy and the agony of Ethiopian marathoners

Kenyans and Ethiopians triumph in the largest NYC Marathon with 47,107 runners. The Bronx’s Fikadu Lemma is already thinking about 2012.

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A view from the Bronx: The 2011 New York City marathon

Only a sliver of the 26.2 mile race cut through the Bronx, even though it is home to the race’s top runners.

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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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Why is Heritage Field still closed?

Why is Heritage Field still closed?

Heritage Field, the 11-acre complex of ball fields and playgrounds on the site where the old Yankees Stadium once stood, has been ready for months to host its first pickup baseball softball games. Almost a year later than scheduled, the park is still closed.

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