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Even before his time running the Norwood News, Jordan Moss was obsessed with the Kingsbridge Armory. “I wrote about it freelance,” the former journalist said. “But then when I was there (at the newspaper) from 1994 to 2011 … we wrote 150 articles about it probably.” more
It was a gaping hole in the middle of a Riverdale retail district between a medical office building and a Greek restaurant that seemed to memorialize that neighborhood’s most prolific battle. more
A consultant with one of the most active developers in this part of the Bronx is about to take on a new position. Former Bronx borough president Adolfo Carrión Jr., is set to become the next commissioner of the city's housing preservation and development department. 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
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
Ever since it opened in 2017, The Hill Bistro struggled to find a dedicated customer base at its 3541 Riverdale Ave., restaurant. But just like so many other small businesses, the coronavirus pandemic delivered a fatal blow to The Hill, forcing it to finally close its doors early last month. more
Growing up in the South Bronx, Victor Davila says he’s been exposed to pollution his entire life. And he’s hardly the only Bronx native to suffer the daily effects of what has been termed “environmental racism.” 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
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
Rents are down in the Bronx, but not by a whole lot. more
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