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Dreams and Nightmares

The city’s health department reports a steady rise in heroin deaths over the last four years. One-quarter of those deaths are in the Bronx. This is the story of a survivor.

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The Food Truck to Heaven

Juan Pena is a one-man show at Mission-o-Mercy, his own charitable food truck ministry where he serves up weekly free meals and a wise, sympathetic ear.

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A revitalized Bronx park shows off at “It’s My Park Day”

Volunteers gathered at Soundview Park on Sunday to plant daffodils and clear weeds during the NYC Park’s event “It’s My Park Day.”

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Dance Company Prepares for a Final Curtain Call in the Bronx

The Kraven Seneca Dance Company will give its last performance on Oct. 20

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Goodbye to St. Augustine’s

Parishioners recall the old days at a church that was once the heart of Morrisania

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Gimme Shelter

Mayor Bloomberg fails to deliver on promises of compassion for the city’s homeless.

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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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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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