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Before phones could fit in your pocket, making a call away from home required a quarter and what was one of thousands of pay phones throughout the city. more
Home is where the heart is, even if that home is a temporary one while you get back on your feet. more
The city’s known for its nonstop nightlife scene. But the nocturnal revelry rumbling at Barcelona Bites on West 242nd Street appears to be more than some neighbors are willing to put up with. more
A seemingly nonconformist developer has its eye on a small piece of North Riverdale, but Andrew Cohen is having none of it. more
Without pumping stations, some Bronx streets not only would be flooded, but a bit stinky too. more
The topic has simmered for some time, kicked around from one committee to another, popping up at one meeting, resurfacing sometime later elsewhere. more
Community Board 8 has shrunk a little, at least as far as committees are concerned. more
It could be a smoother ride for cyclists, but more jarring on joggers’ joints. Yet, that’s not on the mind of city parks department officials who believe their plan to pave more than a mile of the Putnam Trail will make it more accessible to all. more
Runners, cyclists, weekend warriors and others craving a greenway for the Bronx can celebrate an important step in what’s been a drawn-out battle to make the trail come true — it’s feasible. At least according to the final report from a comprehensive Metro-North study. more
The casual observer probably wouldn’t guess David Obelcz is homeless. A series of misfortunes largely beyond his control plagued Obelcz over the past two years  — including a roommate he claims surreptitiously squandered his rent money on alcohol, leading to an eviction. more
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