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Jamaal Bowman stood on the steps of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, calling for his upper chamber colleagues to pass a bill he and Democrats say will protect voting rights — especially among people of color — across the country. more
For more than a half century, if motorists in this corner of the Bronx needed their car serviced, they knew to take it to Jimmy Packes. Whether it was a routine oil check or an engine overhaul, drivers could count on Jimmy. more
For the first time in more than 75 years, the Kingsbridge home of the William E. Irwin Jr. American Legion Post 774 has an owner that is not the American Legion post. more
Jessica Woolford grew up in Kingsbridge, alternating between her grandmother’s building at West 234th Street, and her mother’s building at West 238th Street. While walking around the neighborhood — whether it be to school at P.S. 7, or church at St. John’s — Woolford regularly passed by the two-story house on Kingsbridge Avenue where the local Assemblyman maintains his district office. more
The building currently home to a Food Universe supermarket in Kingsbridge has a new owner. Who that owner is remains a bit of a mystery. But the 184 Holdings limited liability corporation that shelled over $3.1 million for the site is using an Inwood apartment as its business address. more
But even in the waning days of an administration, it’s never too late to try and leave a lasting impact. Especially for Bill de Blasio, who’s rumored to be eyeing a run for governor next year. That very well may be why de Blasio announced a coronavirus vaccine mandate last week for all of the city’s private sector workers. more
Nobody needed a lift, no less wanted one. Nancy Reynoso was completely out of work when the coronavirus pandemic hit, and as far as she and everyone else knew at the time, her green cab was on indefinite hiatus. more
The community garden at the Marble Hill Houses has been busy. But now more light can be shed on those projects thanks to a single solar panel installed in the garden of the New York City Housing Authority complex. more
Keshia Collins Brown relied on her two college-age daughters to take care of her 8-year-old while she worked on-site at a Midtown bank during the coronavirus pandemic. But as fall neared, Collins Brown’s older children were expected back on campus, leaving her youngest without care. But there was one other alternative she could consider. more
New York City’s Open Streets program was likely its most popular in Summer 2020 when much of the city was locked down, cars were off the road, and people needed as much space as possible to get outside and breathe some fresh air while still maintaining social distance. more
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