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Street Art As Tourism: Using graffiti to attract visitors to the borough

Street art is steadily increasing as a formidable magnet to attract visitors to the Bronx. Because of street art’s international appeal and historical significance in the borough, tourism companies and street artists are hoping to use the medium to ignite a cultural change.

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Grassroots Groups Rally for Open Discovery

More than 50 people rallied outside the Bronx Supreme Court on Monday morning, demanding changes to New York state law that, they claim, would make the judicial process more just and efficient.

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Before, During and After: Bronxites React to Hurricane Sandy

Bronx residents uploaded pictures, videos and personal reactions to Hurricane Sandy on social media.

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Sandy Batters Eastern Coast of the Bronx

Hurricane Sandy hit the Southeast shores of the Bronx Monday evening causing extensive damage across residential areas.

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Legal Aid Claims Police are Still Making Illegal Marijuana Arrests

The New York City Police Department is expected to head to court soon over what Legal Aid charges are illegal arrest practices for marijuana possession.

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Bronx Muslim Leaders Aim to End “Destructive Talk”

In a borough where Islam is the fastest-growing religion, Muslims in the Bronx want a more nuanced view on their faith.

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From Weeds to a Healthy Harvest at Fordham

A student transformed abandoned land at Fordham University into an on-campus farm, offering fresh organic vegetables to both Fordham students and residents in the Bronx.

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Posted in Bronx Life, Bronx Neighborhoods, Culture, Education, Food, Health, Multimedia, North Central Bronx, Slideshows, The Bronx Beat0 Comments

Bronx Students Protest Presence of Police School Safety Officers

New York Police Department School Safety Division data reveals that 30 percent of the total arrests and 51 percent of the total summons were issued in the Bronx.

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