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Riding camels in the Bronx

The Bronx Zoo has been offering camel rides for half a century.

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Helping Love Gospel Assembly

Community members gathered for a fundraiser to help rebuild the Love Gospel Assembly.

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Characters of softball, the real Bronx pastime

In the 1980s, Bronx softball games could attracted crowds of hundreds and $10,000 worth of bets. One team was particularly adept at taking that cash: a crew known as The Bandits. Last year, they reunited.

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Video-A Sunday in the life of a storefront church

Every weekend, Hallelujahs flow onto White Plains Road from the 50 places of worship along its blocks. Spend a Sunday inside one of them.

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One Man, One Beat: Michael Horowitz’s Lifetime As Co-op City’s Journalist

One Man, One Beat: Michael Horowitz’s Lifetime As Co-op City’s Journalist

Michael Horowitz has been reporting from Co-op City since 1974. When not writing articles, he shares his thoughts on journalism and this unique community in the Bronx.

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VIDEO – Gaelic Games Reaching Beyond the Irish Community

The Gaelic 4 Girls program is enticing American-born girls to take part in an ancient Irish sport.

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New Landlord for Troubled Building but Tenants Are Skeptical

Repairs have started in the building left by previous owner with more than 200 violations.

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Bronx Eats: La Lechonera Criolla

A mecca of Puerto Rican cuisine lies along Webster Avenue.

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