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There once was a bookstore on Riverdale Avenue that welcomed late novelist Toni Morrison. It was the same bookstore that sold Salman Rushdie’s “Satanic Verses” in the late ‘80s despite the dangers that involved (as evidenced by the firebombing of the offices this very paper). more
Imagine spending an entire youth, adulthood and middle age doing a single craft. One that’s laborious, specialized and dangerous all at once. more
With light from the sunset flowing through the studio window, Kymia Nawabi kneels before a wax mold of her own body, dragging the glinting teeth of a saw over the leg. Nawabi’s project focuses on the human body, decorating it with glittering, painted elements of nature, ranging from pinecones to simple sticks. She then makes armor out of it. more
Marisol Díaz was on hand along with 60 bowlers and a few loungers, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center B-o-w-l-a-t-h-o-n at Bowlerland raises $10,000 on Oct. 17 for general operating funds. … more
Voters' voices [Photo gallery]
Democratic Primary voters will go to the polls on Sept. 10 to choose standard bearers for citywide offices and either Andrew Cohen or Cliff Stanton to represent the party in the Nov. 5 general … more
Everyone calls him Rosey, short for Roosevelt Spivey. He’s been cutting hair at the Marble Hill International Unisex Salon since he bought the place back in 1962. He’s seen a lot of changes since then, but one thing has stayed the same. He loves cutting hair. more
NEIGHBORHOOD kids who came to St. James Park on Sunday to play were inspired to help in the Riverdale Y's effort to spruce up the Bronx park. THINK FAST! At near right, Andrew Upton, a … more
BEATRICE KATZ, a resident at the Hebrew Home for the Aged, checks out the photograph 'Adonia,' part of the 'GisMo Girls: Photographs from Miami' series. more
RACHEL PAPELL-Portuguese, 9, plans out her perfect spring garden on Sunday using Wave Hill's Flower Garden as inspiration. SEVEN-YEARold Rachel Weisinger-Ilardi sees lots of trees in her … more
All programs are held on Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Kerlin Learning Center, at Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue. The program is free with paid admission … more
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