32 min ago
Cabbie Robbed at Knife Point
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 22- Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to catch a knife-wielding robber who stuck up a cabbie in Mott Haven.
2 hrs ago
New Pittsburgh Courier Online
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3 hrs ago
Carnage on The Concourse
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 22- Two separate accidents along the Grand Concourse in a 7-hour span have left one person dead and three others injured, one critically.
Tue May 21, 2013
The Daily Irrelevant
New York Bail is Busted: How Jail Really Works
The Bronx Defenders took a more aggressively experimental tack several years ago when, with little fanfare, they quietly spun off a nonprofit called the Bronx Freedom Fund.
Mon May 20, 2013
New York Post
Bronx ghetto tour ditched
A tour company exposed by The Post on Sunday for bringing tourists to the South Bronx to gawk at food pantry lines, a "pickpocket" park and a housing project, yesterday announced it would stop all tours "effective immediately." "Good riddance," said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Ellen Barkin Joins Bronx Walk of Fame
BRONX, NEW YORK, MAY 20- Although the rain on Sunday afternoon postponed the baseball game between the Yankees and Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, it did not dampen enthusiasm nor cancel the festivities several blocks east on the Grand Concourse, where the annual Bronx Walk of Fame ceremony was held. Three new Bronx idols were honored by having their names added to street signs posted along the Grand Concourse in the 161st Street area.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Scarsdale Daily Voice
Bronx River Parkway North Closes For Repairs In Scarsdale
The Bronx River Parkway will again be closed to northbound traffic from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center in White Plains from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Thu May 16, 2013
The 20 Most Well-Read Cities for African-Americans
Source: The African American Literature Book Club, AALBC.com's website's traffic ranking, on a per capita basis, the number of visitors from cities with more than 200,000 residents.
Wed May 15, 2013
SummerStage 2013 Announces Latin Programming
With twenty shows and forty artists over three months and the capacity for over fifty thousand audience members, New York City's SummerStage Festival presents the continental United States' largest array of free Latin music performance this year.
NBC New York
Manslaughter Indictment Tossed in Cop Shooting
An NYPD officer has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed 18-year-old in his Bronx home, prosecutors announced.
Tue May 14, 2013
New York Post
Jennifer Lopez buying $10M Hamptons mansion
The Bronx native has been in the market for a Hamptons mansion for years - and finally settled on a custom-designed spread near Mecox Bay.
Mon May 13, 2013
Starlight Park Officially Reopens, But Remains Disconnected to Greenway
A map of Starlight Park showing the existing paths running through the park , as well as the missing links and bridges that would connect it to the rest of the Bronx River Greenway.
Deaths Force City's Dirt Bikers to Seek Safe Place to Ride
Anti-violence activist Iesha Sekou of Street Corner Resources speaks to bike riders on 125th Street about safety and making good decisions.
New York Post
'Cats' caught in borough 'bias'
GOP mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis - who claims he's the billionaire who cares about all five boroughs - once boasted that he was a Manhattanite who felt "sorry for those people who aren't." "There are two New Yorks - Manhattan and everything else," the supermarket mogul and Upper East Side resident told Crain's New York Business in a 1989 ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
Suspect Charged With Robbing Man, 78, Of Chain And Pendant In The Bronx
A suspect has been charged with robbing a 78-year-old man of his chain and pendant in the Bronx, just after he bought flowers to place next to his deceased mother's photo for Mother's Day.
Hudson River Museum features several 'Panoramic' views of Staten Island in new exhibit
Hermann Fuechsel's "View of the Narrows from Tompkinsville, Staten Island, 1860" is featured in "The Panoramic River." Where: Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers When: Wednesday-Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; through May 19.
Sat May 11, 2013
New York Post
Creeps mug Bx. man, 78
Two heartless thieves ripped a chain off an old man's neck as he headed home in The Bronx from a pre-Mother's Day trip to buy flowers for his deceased wife's memorial photo, cops said yesterday.
Traffic stop leads to near two hour man hunt
A routine traffic stop Friday morning turned into a two-hour man hunt after the driver of the vehicle fled on foot and ran into a nearby wooded area off state Route 37, near Route 56, in the town of Louisville.
Fri May 10, 2013
Fort Lee traffic stop leads to $250,000 heroin bust, five arrests
The borough resident and four individuals from New York are accused of possessing heroin with the intent to distribute, among other charges.
Thu May 09, 2013
2013 Orion Music + More Performance Schedules Announced; Tickets Available Now
The full performance schedule for Orion Music + More Festival, a music and lifestyle festival created by Metallica and their friends at C3 Presents, is now available at orionmusicandmore.com . In addition, $90 Single-Day Passes, including all fees, are now available.