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As Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to crack down on the ride-hailing service Uber, local councilmen are voicing opposite views on the move.Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, the chairman of the transportation … more
Broadway Plaza, the mall housing several big box stores near the intersection with West 230th Street, is expanding, but the building’s owner is not saying when the construction will be … more
Recent years have seen a steady increase in the number of street vendors on Broadway, mostly near the busy West 231st Street subway stop. One of the vendors, Peter Diego, has eked out a living … more
Councilman Andrew Cohen and state Sen. Jeff Klein have a new line to add to their resumes: movie producers. The local elected officials got producer credits in a new video showcasing Riverdale … more
For local non-profits engaged in a perpetual struggle for funding, this time of year can make or break their programming. Happily for them, the City Council budget released at the end of last … more
Recent years have seen the Bronx’s criminal justice system come under scathing criticism for long delays in cases and a relatively low rate of convictions for juried trials. But District … more
A number of transportation changes are underway in the northwest Bronx. In line with the city’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities, two of the projects aim to make … more
Albany’s end-of-session lawmaking marathon left people from the mayor to criminal justice reform advocates unhappy, but there was at least one positive for co-op and condominium owners. The … more
After the City Council passed a $78.5 billion budget for 2016 including funds for 3,800 new police officers, northwest Bronx Councilman Andrew Cohen wants some of the new manpower to come to this … more
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