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Amazon’s Second Headquarters Seek Potential Host City

Amazon’s Second Headquarters Seek Potential Host City

September 20, 2017

By Victor Ordonez New York officials have primed their plans to have Amazon build its second headquarters in one of the five boroughs. If successful, Amazon said its new five-billion-dollar headquarters would supply the city wit...

Lead In Bronx Schools Exceeds EPA Standards

Lead In Bronx Schools Exceeds EPA Standards

February 22, 2017

By Victor Ordonez The Cross Bronx Expressway was recently named the most congested urban roadway in the country. This designation correlates with rates of asthma within the borough, where roughly 20 percent of its children suffer from the respira...

Only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx Closes

Only Barnes & Noble in the Bronx Closes

November 1, 2016

By Theresa Schliep As retail and real estate development in the Bronx continue to rise, the borough struggles to obtain or simply maintain various commercial interests that other boroughs have in multiplicity. October saw borough leaders advocate in ...

Interns Practice Preservation at Woodlawn

Interns Practice Preservation at Woodlawn

September 22, 2016

By Aislinn Keely At the close of August, 16 interns graduated from this summer’s nine week long Woodlawn Conservancy Summer Preservation Training Program. The program, established in 2015, is designe...

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

Back in the Bronx Series: The Stories Behind the Borough

September 22, 2016

By Bailey Hosfelt Dr. Mark Naison, a seasoned professor in the African American Studies, has been an integral part of Fordham University’s faculty since his start in 1970. Naison published multiple well-received books ranging from “White Boy: A Me...

Arthur Avenue Celebrates Ferragosto

Arthur Avenue Celebrates Ferragosto

September 13, 2016

By Kathryn Roberts It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. As a nation mourned the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, an aroma of spices and sweets drifted down Arthur Avenue Sunday for the 19th consecutive year a...

NYS Lieutenant Governor Delivers Address in Tognino Hall

NYS Lieutenant Governor Delivers Address in Tognino Hall

February 5, 2016

By Mike Byrne Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s message of reform and progress reached Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus on Wednesday. Kathleen Hochul, lieutenant governor of the state of New York,...

Local Restaurant Owners Share Story at Gentrification Discussion

Local Restaurant Owners Share Story at Gentrification Discussion

November 18, 2015

By Kenneth Iselhart Room 305 of Dealy Hall was teeming with students last Wednesday for a discussion titled, “Is the Bronx the New Brooklyn?” Led by student community organizers working with the Nort...

Four New Metro North Stations to be Built in the Bronx

Four New Metro North Stations to be Built in the Bronx

October 21, 2015

By Zachary Atanasoff The landscape of Fordham Road is changing. One of the particularly notable sites for Fordham Road’s reinvention is Fordham Plaza. Chain retailers including TJ Maxx, Chipotle, Applebee’s, Starbucks and most recently Macy’s ...

Inside Fordham from Outside the Bronx

Inside Fordham from Outside the Bronx

April 29, 2015

By Jeff Coltin I have been to an underground open mic. I have learned the history of hip hop from a South Bronx scholar. I could point to hip-hop’s birthplace on a map and tell you which bus takes yo...

Students Consider the Effects of the Campus Gates (From Both Sides)

Students Consider the Effects of the Campus Gates (From Both Sides)

April 15, 2015

By Cailin McKenna and Joe Vitale Colleges and universities are often seen as Ivory Towers: places where the privileged and educated look down on a world from which they are disconnected. For some stud...

Chipotle, and other Chains, Signal a Changing Neighborhood

Chipotle, and other Chains, Signal a Changing Neighborhood

April 15, 2015

By Jeff Coltin Burrito or bowl? White or brown rice? Black or pinto beans? Chipotle Mexican Grill, which opened its first-ever Bronx location at One Fordham Plaza this past Saturday, is presenting ...

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