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Jerome Avenue Autoworkers Featured in Photoville Exhibit

The Jerome Avenue Workers Project, a photography exhibit by the Bronx Photo League, is showing at the annual Photoville festival in Brooklyn this week.

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Jerome Draft Publication Brings Affordable Housing Battle to Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s battle to build affordable housing in New York will echo under the girders of the Jerome Avenue railroad in the months to come, amid local concerns about rent rates and tenant displacement.

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Jardin de la Roca, a Sanctuary in Melrose

  Twelve community gardens dot the Melrose neighborhood in the Bronx. They stand in the shadows of high rises. Each has a specialty, and its own loyal members. The jardin de la roca, or Rock Garden, at the corner of East 160th and Elton streets is known for its domino tournaments and the geology that gives it its name. […]

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Bronx Street Art Speaks Many Languages

International artists have been painting street murals in the Bronx, tapping into the borough’s history of creative expression.

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‘Violence Interrupters’ Answer SOS in South Bronx

Save Our Streets Mott Haven is working to meditate violent conflicts in the South Bronx. The program uses a new method first implemented in Chicago to quell clashes.

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Closing the gap between health and education in a Morrisania public school

P.S. 140 on Eagle Avenue is a pilot for a new Healthy and Ready to Learn initiative launched last month by the national health advocacy group, the Children’s Health Fund.

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Bangladeshi families prep for controversial specialized high school exam

Parkchester middle school children prep for the upcoming specialized high school exam at the private Khan’s Tutorial, even as the test’s future is up in the air.

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Cirque du Bronx

The likes of Cirque du Soleil is bringing so-called social circus to the Bronx, a chance to learn the art and athletic precision of circus acts, and possibly get a job down the road.

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