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Razing a graffiti shrine to make room for billion-dollar housing

Local residents fear the new housing development may price them out of the neighborhood they helped to revive.

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The ecstasy and the agony of Ethiopian marathoners

Kenyans and Ethiopians triumph in the largest NYC Marathon with 47,107 runners. The Bronx’s Fikadu Lemma is already thinking about 2012.

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Community mourns suspicious death of Soundview teen

On Sept 12, 18-year-old Anil Sankar was found dead on the jetty in Concrete Plant Park. The police believe his death was accidental. The family and neighbors believe otherwise.

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Occupy Bronx day two: Yankee Stadium just another bailout

On its second day, Occupy the Bronx protesters directed their anger at the Yankee organization and local banks

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Jews and Palestinians find a separate peace in Hunts Point

On one street in Hunts Point, Palestinian and Israeli business owners have some words of advice for the warring diplomats in the United Nations this week.

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[VIDEO] A Bronx artist who picked up her brush after 15 years

[VIDEO] A Bronx artist who picked up her brush after 15 years

Milagros Ortega, a single mother and self-taught painter, returned to her passion after a long break.

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[VIDEO] Two minutes with the “BX” stars

[VIDEO] Two minutes with the “BX” stars

BronxNet brought together the voices and music of Opera Steve, Sikedeezy & Steve Kang in “BX Marks the Spot,” an original Bronx anthem produced by Derek Woods and Michael Max Knobbe.

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Cinco de Bronx!

Cinco de Bronx!

Mexicans put their cultural footprint on the borough…

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