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Elizabeth Warren holds her largest rally yet in NYC

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren drew what was her largest ever crowd of roughly 20,000 at a rally in Washington Square Park Monday night.

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A Rare Breed At The Hunts Point Fruit Market

Hidden in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx is the largest food market in the world. Entry is $3 and all are welcome, but few apart from the industrious obsessives who run the market ever come. Even they are increasingly rare.

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BankNote building, in Hunts Point, South Bronx

Cryptocurrency Comes to The Bronx

Twenty-eight percent of residents in East Tremont and Morrisania have no bank accounts. One Bronx high school teacher believes cryptocurrency may be the answer.

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Majora Carter warns of ‘brain drain’ while community members fear displacement

At Majora Carter’s Boogie Down Grind Cafe in Hunts Point, customers can order coffee with oat milk, and drink it by a window bordered by music-themed wallpaper and newsprint, all while listening to the ‘00s R&B they grew up on. There are books and magazines for free on a shelf next to a mess of […]

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Looking for answers from a psychic in The Bronx

A simple Google search won’t do to find Ave Castellanos, a 47 year-old Bronx-based psychic. She doesn’t have a Yelp profile, or an Instagram or Facebook account, and yet it’s common to see a line of people waiting for her advice. The only requirement for an accurate reading is to have faith in her.

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Putting Little Yemen on The Map

A concentration of Yemeni residents live in Morris Park and Van Nest, an area now dubbed Little Yemen, even on Google Maps.

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A Boxing Gym Owner Fights to Keep His Culture Alive

El Maestro is no ordinary boxing gym, but now this vibrant cultural center is under threat.

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Bronx Political Trailblazer and Civil Rights Leader Rev. Wendell Foster Remembered

Looking back on the legacy of Rev. Wendell Foster, a pioneer in Bronx politics and a community leader.

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