The muddy terrain of the soccer field was no obstacle whatsoever for Babi Kruchin, even as parts of her boots sank into the ground. Playing a game of fetch on the open field with her dog, Tashi, was much more important.
For a while, New York City was ahead of the game when it came to accessible transit. And it was all thanks to a lawsuit.
At first glance, some of the paintings looked like reasonable approximations of their source material. Others looked like they were forged in the fever pitch of a dreamlike trance. The painters were children. The source material was a drawing of Leonardo da Vinci’s oft-ballyhooed painting, the Mona Lisa. The setting was Yo-Burger.
What are government budgets without political grandstanding, passing blame, and abdication of responsibility?
Winter’s barren branches are never truly empty as chill winds howl. Gone are the gentle, rustling leaves filtering soft green light upon the lawns (or concrete) below. But the Bronx instead has the tattered, flapping, tree-dwelling shopping bag to grace the otherwise arboreal wasteland.
Michael Heller won another term as president of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, but not before welcoming what Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz later noted was the “largest turnout” in the club’s 60-year history, “and probably the largest turnout in many years of any political club.”
Subways have arrived just a little faster over the last two years, and those trains have carried more passengers. New projects were developed, as was a different approach to getting people around, even if some — like the Bronx bus redesign — have met with mixed reactions from riders.
Timber Equities is about to go 2-for-2 when it comes to getting controversial construction projects out of the ground. Just weeks after clearing some of the final hurdles with the city’s building department to raze Villa Rosa Bonheur on Spuyten Duyvil’s Palisade Avenue, the developer with a Fieldston connection now has a green light to move forward with another apartment project at 3893 Waldo Ave.
Dan Harelick arrived home from his job as design director for an advertising agency, and realized a total creative hole in his being. At 45, he was content, but not happy. Nor fulfilled.
Bronx Science’s victory over KIPP last Thursday was barely in the books, but Sarang West was already looking ahead.
It was the federal holiday set aside to honor civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But Hawk Newsome isn’t too fond of how this beacon of hope is remembered.
There’s more to the Hebrew Home at Riverdale than just an assisted living facility. There is, of course, its popular art and history museum, an aviary, a shelter for abused senior citizens, and to the surprise of some, a high school.
Water will return
Squeaky wheels get the grease, as the saying goes — or, in this case, water. After months of challenging the city’s environmental protection department over plans to keep Jerome Park Reservoir’s north basin dry indefinitely, its 50,000-odd neighbors got the news they’d been hoping for: the DEP will keep water in the basin.
In that faraway time when Eospermatopteris and Archaeopteris were growing mere miles from Riverdale, there were many other critters living in the same neighborhood.
Costs of living in New York City are high, and that’s no secret. Rent is expensive. Groceries are expensive. Taxes are expensive.
Bronx Science had long since wrapped up the Bronx A Northwest Division championship when the 2019-20 Public School Athletic League season entered its homestretch last week. So all that was left for the Wolverines to do was use its final two games against Stevenson and Lehman as tune-ups for the upcoming playoffs.
Daniel J. O’Connor Jr., 86, of the Bronx, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, with his daughters by his side.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. But teach a man to fish, and he’ll likely break into your college to steal a shirt.
If there’s anyone fighting to end how political money is raised through the decade-old U.S. Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United, it’s U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel.