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Bengali enclave grows in Norwood

Norwood is becoming an attractive destination for Bangladeshi immigrants in New York City, with plans to build a new $2 million, four-story mosque in a few years.

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A church divided

A church in the Bronx holds two separate congregations, after a conflict between the English and Korean speaking congregation members.

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Subway candy seller makes $150 a day

This candy seller has been hawking M&M’s on the D train for 14 years.

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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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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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Better luck at next year’s Savor the Bronx

The 92-year-old Mario’s Restaurant on Arthur Avenue drew loyal customers during the borough’s first annual restaurant week.

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The bullet-dodging priest

Over the past three decades, Rev. John Jenik of Our Lady of Refuge Church has watched his parish slip into the throes of drug and substance abuse at an alarming rate.

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Bengali immigrant savagely beaten

Bengali community on edge after a Kingsbridge resident died from a brutal assault on Nov. 4.

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