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Trees Planted As Part Of TD Tree Day

Bronx volunteers spent the day Tuesday planting trees along the Grand Concourse as part of TD Tree Day.

Bronx & Manhattan Celebrate The Harlem River

A great time to get to know the Harlem River is during the annual Harlem River Festival, this year October 6 through 17....
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Fall Community Clean-Up Events

Get involved today with Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx)....
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College Students Help Spruce Up Claremont Park

College students joined different organizations from around Bronx Sunday to spruce up Claremont Park....
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The Urban Cowboy Of Pelham Parkway

One of the last known urban cowboys, Buster Marengo, is being evicted from his home in Bronx, New York, so an apartment complex can be built its place....
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Bronx Gets Trendy With Its Own Fashion Week

They are turning the Concourse into a catwalk....
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How Fordham Plaza Will Look Like A Year From Now

City officials gathered at Fordham Plaza transportation hub in the Bronx Wednesday for the groundbreaking of Phase 2 of the plaza reconstruction. The fourth busiest Metro-North station, a college campus, and 12 bus lines converge on Fordham Plaza, where about 80,000 pedestrians pass through daily....
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NYC Parks Host First Splash Of The Season & Kick Off

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Congress Member Jose E. Serrano, State Senator Gustavo Rivera, and neighborhood children at Crotona Pool in Bronx to celebrate the opening day of the citywide outdoor pool season....
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Khloe Kardashian Celebrates 30th Birthday In Bronx

Khloe Kardashian kicked off her 30th birthday celebrations on the eve of her big day Thursday, June 26, with family and friends at Don Coqui restaurant on City Island in Bronx, New York City....
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Twelve Laid Off Biondi Schools Employees To Get Backpay & Reinstatement Offers

Twelve employees at the Biondi Elementary School in Bronx, NY and at the Biondi Middle and High School in Yonkers, NY, who were laid off during bargaining for an initial collective-bargaining agreement, have received backpay and immediate offers of reinstatement as part of a settlement agreement reached on April 14, 2014. ...
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Bronx War Veteran Lou Durante Honored Posthumously

A Bronx war veteran is being honored posthumously for his commitment to his country, as well as the borough. ...
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Bronx Vision Zero Meetings

Help us make the Bronx safer – Learn about Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative....
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Religious & Elected Dignitaries To Attend Ministers’ Banquet

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, President of the Organization stated:...
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Navy Seaman Recruit Giovanni I. Mendoza

Navy Seaman Recruit Giovanni I. Mendoza recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. ...
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Bronx Woman Wins $2M Powerball With Fortune Cookie Numbers

The fortune in this cookie was $2 million....
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Roof Of Pioneer Supermarket Partially Collapses

A Bronx supermarket was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after the ceiling started to cave in and the roof showed signs of buckling....
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Not Just An EOD Officer

Their job is one of the most dangerous and thankless in the U.S. Army. Famously depicted in the movie, “The Hurt Locker,” explosive ordnance disposal technicians often risk their lives to save the lives of countless others. They are brave, bold, sometimes reckless and a little crazy. ...
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Bus Riders Rally For Countdown Clocks

Bus riders from around the city rallied Sunday at a bus stop across from City Hall to urge the Mayor, the Borough Presidents and members of the City Council to expand to all five boroughs a successful "bus countdown clock" program that has worked on Staten Island....
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Third Annual African American Abrazo Banquet

Bronx Elected officials will come together to honor distinguished members of the African-American community during a Banquet in celebration of Black Heritage Month....
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Bronx Borough PresidentHosts Dominican Heritage Fest

New York State is the home to the largest concentration of Dominicans, and the Bronx is home to 34% of that population. This Saturday, Feb. 27, will mark 167 years since the Dominican Republic gained its independence from Haiti....
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Savor The Bronx 2017

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a preview of the 7th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week at Porto Salvo Bronx, a newly-opened Nautical Italian Cookery & Wine Bar in South Bronx.
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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.

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Janet Upadhye

is a multimedia journalist covering the Hunts Point section of Bronx. In a past life she was the Development Director at San Francisco Women Against Rape. During her decade in the Bay Area she also organized within queer and trans communities for safety and justice.