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Cardinal Dolan Calls NY Senator Diaz

New York state Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. says the call made him cry.

Wave Hill’s Dragonfly Walk

For families with young children seeking an educational, quiet, outdoor experience within New York City, Wave Hill’s nature walk programs are a wonderful picturesque excursion, if they’re willing to make the trip and don't mind a little eccentricity in their guide....
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Woman Hit By Car At Bronx Bus Stop

A 27-year-old woman is in critical condition after an SUV slammed into her at a Bronx bus stop Sunday morning, investigators said....
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Katie Holmes & Suri Feed Giraffes At Bronx Zoo

Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri feed giraffes while spending the afternoon at the Bronx Zoo earlier today....
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Bronx To Celebrate New Joe DiMaggio Stamp

Yankee baseball legend Joe DiMaggio gets a lasting tribute by the USPS....
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Bronx LGBT Center Closes Doors

Bronx Community Pride Center, an oasis for LGBT residents in the borough for 16 years, is closing its doors permanently, with the center’s board of directors citing “economic difficulties, past debt and inability to raise funds” as the culprits....
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Claude Monet's Garden Replanted In Bronx

Past a walkway cutting through roses and delphiniums, visitors see a small bridge arching over some water lilies....
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Baby Camel Is Born At Bronx Zoo

A baby camel at the Bronx Zoo is the first camel born there since 1982....
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Massive Rooftop Farm To Top Bronx Distribution Center

The New York City Economic Development Corporation sent out an RFP for a forward thinking urban farmer to run a 200,000 square foot rooftop farm atop one of the city’s major food distribution centers at 600 Food Center Drive in the Hunts Point section of Bronx....
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School Bus Accident In Bronx

A mini school bus collided with a car and jumped the curb in the East Tremont section of Bronx....
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Father & Kids Injured In Bronx Fire

A Bronx man and his three small children were injured Saturday in an early morning fire at their Bronx apartment. ...
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Two People Injured In Bronx Fire

Fire fighters battled a Bronx blaze earlier this afternoon. The fire left two people hospitalized....
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Bronx Marine's Miraculous Recovery

A Bronx Marine Cpl. Winder Perez, 23 is making a miracle recovery after an unexploded rocket-propelled grenade was fired into his leg in Afghanistan....
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King Of Ashanti To Light Up Bronx

The King of Ashanti (Ghana) will dispatch a high powered delegation to Bronx, New York in the United State of America, as part of the coronation of Nana Okokyeredom Acheampong –Tieku, Asantefouhene of New York....
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Presenting Bronx Week 2012

The Bronx Tourism Council presents Bronx Week 2012, taking place from May 10 to May 20, 2012....
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The Step-Streets Of Bronx

Spread throughout New York City are streets that are put together entirely of steps, and mostly steep ones....
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Bronx Man Drowns In Victoria, TX

Jackson County officials have identified the 40-year-old man, who died Saturday while swimming in Garcitas Creek....
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Final Farewell For Bronx River Parkway Crash Victims

Family and friends said their final goodbyes Friday to the seven members of a family killed in Sunday's accident on the Bronx River Parkway....
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Concerns Over Abandoned Bronx Park

As WABC reports, there are concerns over a shut down public park in Bronx that received hundreds of thousands of dollars in renovation money over a decade ago....
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Vehicle Plunges In Bronx: Seven Killed

Seven people were killed earlier today after the vehicle that they were in lost control and fell from a Bronx River Parkway overpass, plunging 100 feet into a ravine, law enforcement officials said....
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Meet The Beautiful, Remarkable Tree That Survived 9/11

One can only imagine the grim job that 9/11 workers had at Ground Zero, working day in and day out to clean up the wreckage of such devastation. And one can only imagine the surprise they must have felt when, a month into the job, they discovered a bit of life sticking out from the rubble – the charred remains of a callery pear tree.
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Celebrate Italian Heritage With Us

The Morris Park Community Association, Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee and President Al D’Angelo invite you to celebrate Italian heritage with them.
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City To Roll Out Enrollment Van Outside Yankee Stadium Sunday For Free Municipal ID Card Program

The city is taking its popular municipal identification program to the streets.

JLo + A-Rod = J-Rod

Alex Rodriguez is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez.
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FDNY Deploys Drone To Help Fight Bronx Fire

The FDNY deployed its drone for the first time while battling a four-alarm fire in the Claremont Village section of Bronx Monday night.
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Buy Your Bronx, NY License Plate

The plate ships free when 3 or more are ordered.
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Fire Sweeps Through 6-Story Bronx Apartment Building

An extra-alarm fire swept through a six-story apartment building in Bronx Monday evening.
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Hoarding Complicates Fire Rescue Of 89-Year-Old Man

An 89-year-old man was critically injured in a Bronx apartment fire Thursday, and firefighters say the overwhelming clutter may have hampered his ability to escape.

Indoor Garage Collapses In Bronx

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx on Sunday, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, city officials said.

What’s Up With The Names Of Bronx Neighborhoods

The history of New York City neighborhoods often reveals long forgotten historical curiosities — just look at Brooklyn. But these days the Bronx is getting a lot of attention, so here is a look at how some of the Bronx’s neighborhoods got their names.

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Edward J. Small

is currently a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. He has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Dickinsonian, and as an editorial intern at America’s most prominent fake newspaper, The Onion. He is a native of Connecticut but currently lives in New York City.