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The Future of Gifted Education in the Bronx Bronx acupuncture center for addiction fighting to survive How HIV outreach is tackling an “invisible crisis” in The Bronx Prescriptions lag as Bronx battles opioid epidemic
 

The Future of Gifted Education in the Bronx

A recommendation that Mayor Bill de Blasio phase out all New York City gifted programs has left the fate of gifted education in the Bronx uncertain. If implemented, the programs, which are comprised predominantly of black and Latino students, would come to an end.

Bronx acupuncture center for addiction fighting to survive

The Mott Haven Lincoln Recovery Center was once a popular therapeutic refuge for drug addicts, but where have the patients gone?

How HIV outreach is tackling an “invisible crisis” in The Bronx

While New York celebrates declining HIV rates, healthcare advocates in the Bronx narrow their focus to where services aren’t reaching people.

Prescriptions lag as Bronx battles opioid epidemic

Prescriptions of life-saving buprenorphine lag in the Bronx. A legacy of bureaucracy and stigma are to blame.

Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Embraces Diversity

19 September 2019

This year's Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade is expected to be a strong showing of the Bronx's growing ethnic diversity.

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Elizabeth Warren holds her largest rally yet in NYC

18 September 2019

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

18 September 2019

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

18 September 2019

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

16 September 2019

Majora Carter is concerned that the Bronx is experiencing a talent retention problem, but some Bronx residents would say otherwise.

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Looking for answers from a psychic in The Bronx

15 September 2019

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

15 September 2019

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

14 September 2019

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

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