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Diaz Demands Equal Amazon Same Day Delivery

Diaz Demands Equal Amazon Same Day Delivery

May 4, 2016

By Mike Byrne Amazon is working to expand its same-day delivery service for Prime members to underserved communities, such as the Bronx. On April 21, Bloomberg released a report of the areas that have the...

Hip Coffee Houses Reflect a Changing Borough

Hip Coffee Houses Reflect a Changing Borough

May 4, 2016

By Michael Dobuski  Mott Haven, like many other neighborhoods in the South Bronx, has been the center of a major real estate development boom over the past few years. A new popular coffee h. Filtered C...

Tea Time in the Bronx

Tea Time in the Bronx

April 26, 2016

By Michael Dobuski  The Bronx Museum of the Arts resides on the corner of 165th Street and Grand Concourse and is home to a wide variety of New York City and Bronx-related installations, sculptures, photog...

A Tree Grows in The Bronx

A Tree Grows in The Bronx

April 19, 2016

By Michael Dobuski With spring weather slowly beginning to show itself again, it is time to take advantage of New York City’s many renowned “green spaces.” Staples, such as Washington Square Park...

Batman Visits The Bronx

Batman Visits The Bronx

April 13, 2016

By Mike Dobuski The world was once again treated with a trip to Gotham City with this past March’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. While the film received mixed reviews from critics, its profi...

Palombo Closes but the Neighborhood Remains Strong

Palombo Closes but the Neighborhood Remains Strong

April 12, 2016

By Margaret Fahey  Palombo Pastry Shop, once located on E. 187th Street just off Arthur Avenue, now stands vacant. The business quietly closed mid-March, just before students of Fordham University re...

Presidential Hopeful Dines on Arthur

Presidential Hopeful Dines on Arthur

April 8, 2016

By Erin Shanahan Republican presidential candidate John Kasich had a taste of Little Italy and met with New York and Fordham voters at The Bronx Market. Mike's Deli served the Ohio governor a"Kasich Special"...

April Fools Bring a Headache for the Zoo

April Fools Bring a Headache for the Zoo

April 5, 2016

By Michael Dobuski Last Friday marked the beginning of April as well as the holiday of April Fool’s day. Although many pranksters love the silly holiday, others dislike this day of tomfoolery. One Bronx establishment that perhaps dreads the ...

Bernie Sanders Rallies Over 18,000 in South Bronx

Bernie Sanders Rallies Over 18,000 in South Bronx

April 4, 2016

  By Mark McNulty Senator Bernie Sanders became the first presidential nominee to visit the south Bronx in over 35 years. Sanders held a rally at St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven this past Thursday, atten...

NYPD Investigating Off-Campus Burglary, Alleged Sexual Assault

NYPD Investigating Off-Campus Burglary, Alleged Sexual Assault

March 12, 2016

By Laura Sanicola In a university-wide email sent Saturday afternoon, Associate Vice President of Public Safety John Carroll notified the university of an off-campus burglary and an alleged sexual assault o...

The Status of Organized Crime in the Bronx

The Status of Organized Crime in the Bronx

March 8, 2016

By Michael Dobuski Being a hitman for the mob is just not what it used to be. The 2014 sentencing of Bajram Lajqi, a known member of the Albanian mob, brought the world of organized crime in New York ...

The Son of Sam, 40 Years Later

The Son of Sam, 40 Years Later

February 24, 2016

By Michael Dobuski “Well, you’ve got me.” Those were the words uttered by David Berkowitz, a US Postal Service worker, as he was taken into police custody on Aug. 10, 1977. He was arrested in connection with the killing spree, known in popul...

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