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The coronavirus pandemic has forced the Kingsbridge-Riverdale-Marble Hill Food & Hunger Project to find temporary headquarters away from the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, but that doesn’t mean the group isn’t still getting food to the plates of those in the community who otherwise are going hungry. more
Bob Mahoney noticed something amiss in Vinmont Veteran Park. He was walking through the 3.5-acre “pocket park” tucked between Riverdale and Mosholu avenues a couple years ago when he noticed a black cherry tree beginning a slow descent to the ground. It already was leaning into one of its neighbor’s branches. more
Berries are nice and tasty, but burdock and porcelain berries are not what you want as part of a park’s ecosystem. Luckily for Vannie, however, there is a secret weapon. A few of them, in fact, going by names like Iris, Manny and Lulu. more
The most expensive ZIP code in the Bronx shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Amast, a construction wholesaler, deemed 10471 the king of the borough based on residential home transactions through the first six months of 2020. more
Throughout the pandemic, New York City parks have remained open, becoming a haven for those escaping their homes and looking for a little bit of exercise. more
We all know medical supplies have been a little hard to find these last few months — masks, gloves and face shields have all been in short supply — but one thief decided to take matters into his own hands June 14. more
In times like this, many living north of Spuyten Duyvil Creek and west of Jerome Park Reservoir are possibly reveling in their proximity to nature. more
First it was resurrected from the dead, and now it’s likely getting a new name. The baseball diamond at Van Cortlandt Park has been getting a lot of attention over the last several months as Manhattan College looked to bring its ball club back to the Bronx — and now a former player who was killed on 9/11, could be getting some renewed attention as well. more
And just like that, it was gone. It was only a few weeks ago that news broke of plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a 200-bed field hospital in Van Cortlandt Park. more
Van Cortlandt Park Alliance — the civic group formed from the merger of the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park — has found its first executive director. more
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