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Some teens saw the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic as an extended spring break from school. But not Lucy Kassel. Instead, the 15-year-old sought a creative outlet, starting her own cupcake business: Little Lamb Cupcakes. In fact, it’s become a passion project for Lucy during her extra downtime while much of the world remained locked down. more
If you’re Tracy Morgan, there’s only one place in the world to get a slice of pizza. And it’s found right in the middle of Kingsbridge. more
After two crowded races within months of each other earlier this year, Eric Dinowitz has just one opponent in front of him in November’s general election to keep his city council seat for another two years. And it’s a name he definitely recognizes, even if that opponent’s tactics are new. more
Raj Rajput is used to dealing with tough situations. But the taekwondo master faces a new challenge, and it’s not exactly of his own making. more
Memories are still raw for some over the closing earlier this year of a Chase Bank branch in Knolls Crescent — a move that drew fierce protests from neighbors there, many who are senior citizens and depend on bricks-and-mortar institutions instead of using the internet or a smartphone. more
Crime is down nearly 6 percent in the 50th Precinct compared to last year — following a citywide trend that also boasted better numbers when it comes to shootings and murders. more
Binyamin Lehrfield took over as The Riverdale Minyan’s new rabbi just in time for the High Holy Days this year. And he’s glad to hit the ground running — especially with all that leading Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur services entails. more
Rents are down in the Bronx, but not by a whole lot. more
An express bus navigating the tricky turn from Kappock Street to Johnson Avenue claimed the life of Ruth Mullen on the evening of Sept. 7 — a woman who spent years advocating for a traffic signal at that very intersection in front of her home. more
Ruth Mullen's life was tragically cut short Sept. 7 while simply trying to cross the street in front of her Johnson Avenue home. She's remembered by friends as an activist, and by her husband Jim as the love of his life. more
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