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After more than a decade of negotiation spanning three mayors and direct involvement from a future U.S. Senate Majority Leader, the stretch of vacant land running along the Major Deegan Expressway south of Van Cortlandt Park may finally be on the verge of selling. more
The Riverdale Y Sunday Market is not just a place to get fresh groceries — it’s a vital space for community. Except there was a problem: The market next to Riverdale Temple on Independence Avenue didn’t operate during the winter. more
The new year started in the 20s with a threat of snow that never came. But for many living at Fort Independence Houses, the fear wasn’t about getting to work or school — it was about simply staying warm. more
Justice is a big word, which can sometimes feel watered down without the actionable steps to actually raise equity. At Lehman College, a new cohort of students has joined forces with celebrity chefs, educators and the campus administration to tackle justice — in the world of food and nutrition. more
His title as "Congressman" was so new, it was still measured in hours. But Jamaal Bowman and his team woke up the morning of Jan. 6, 2021, ready for what was supposed to be a difficult day.  more
In just a couple weeks, the Bronx will welcome a new borough president for the first time since 2009. more
They gathered and celebrated. After more than 15 years of hard work, fundraising and planning, the Bronx Children’s Museum is finally ready to open. Well, almost. more
Isaac Espinosa is carving a niche for themself, starting in the former Lehman College student’s home borough: the Bronx. And their industry of choice is one long riddled with negative stereotypes. That’s right, video games. more
When many communities hear city officials plan to develop a homeless shelter in their neighborhood, the pushback can be strong. And the opposition can be really loud. But for those who support such shelters in their communities, getting heard seems nearly impossible. At least at anywhere near the same volume. more
There’s not a single good reason why voters in New York shouldn’t have an option to vote by mail. Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz agrees, introducing a new measure that would extend no-excuse absentee balloting into 2024. more
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