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Moshe Piller: How a New York Landlord Works the System

After 18 months of rehabilitation for a broken hip, all that Eta Eckstein wanted was to go back home to her Brooklyn apartment. The 92-year-old Holocaust survivor had lived at 8750 Bay Parkway for 40 years, but when her son visited her apartment while she was still at the Shore View Rehabilitation Center, he found a red eviction notice on the door.

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Burek: From the Balkans to the Bronx

This Albanian mom-and-pop joint in the Bronx makes burek like no other.

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Video – Just Missing One Thing

Felix Castro, 17 is a blind student at The Institute for Special Education in the Bronx. He loves playing Goalball, a paralympic game for the blind. The ball has bells in it that make dependency on hearing crucial to win.

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Naming the Bronx Cub Trio

The Bronx zoo is asking the public to suggest names for the lion cub trio.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW – In the Bronx: A New Place to Play

But this is not just a playground. For about 20 students at P.S. 47 who designed the space it is a dream realized.

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VIDEO – Bronx Boxer Keeps Chasing Golden Gloves Dream

A young boxer from the Bronx makes it to the Golden Gloves at Madison Square with the help of adopt-a-boxer program.

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For Pedro Espada, Accusations Swirl as Patients Wait and Watch

Beleaguered state senator begins to fight back as charges pile up against him and his family. (Photo: Pennink/AP)

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Year 87 of a Bronx Ritual

At dawn the only person outside Yankee Stadium besides the street sweepers was one Chris McCably who waited for the ticket windows to open. He was from, of all places, Boston.

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