Just a year after effectively losing a battle to get homeless families out of a Broadway hotel, elected officials and community leaders were caught by surprise yet again when word got out that a recently constructed apartment building at 5731 Broadway would become a shelter for more than 80 homeless families.
As news about the death of two toddlers rocked his community, Charles Zsebedics knew there was more to the story — and it would be unpleasant.
While movie fans can enjoy the most recent Spider-Man adventure on the big screen, audiences now have a chance to learn more about the character’s origins, history and cast of villains he’s battled over the years at a new comic-theme exhibit in Manhattan.
To say that Regina Spierer is an older member of the Riverdale community would be a grand understatement.
When Christopher Ford moved into his apartment at 500 W. 235th St., nearly a decade ago, he was offered a rent of just over $820.
After spending the first 28 years of his life in New York, it’s safe to stay Abe Schacter-Gampel has grown accustomed to home.
Herb Eysser didn’t want a vandalized 9/11 memorial site to stay empty over the Fourth of July holiday, so he draped an American flag on the vacant stand at Endor Community Garden near West 253rd Street and Fieldston Road.
SUMMER OF HELL
It's going to be a little harder to get out of the Bronx this weekend, especially if you're hoping to jump on the 1 train.
Councilman Fernando Cabrera can’t seem to get away from one video that some of his opponents believe endorse the death penalty for homosexuals in some countries.
When Dwhani Patel gave birth to her son, she had to pay a lot of the hospital costs out of pocket — even though she had private insurance. On top of that, her employer gave her no maternity leave.
In the past several weeks, Fabian Peña has watched a pair of his former Manhattan College baseball teammates begin their journey toward a career as professional baseball players. Former Jaspers’ pitcher Tom Cosgrove was drafted in the 12th round by the San Diego Padres in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft, while shortstop José Carrera signed a free agent deal with the New York Yankees.
Many may remember Bracha Graber as the city social worker-turned-whistleblower who exposed citywide foster care fraud in the early 1990s.
A sea of paper crowns covered in star stickers, a baby running around wearing a shirt with the word “feminist” on the front, and a drag queen in a sparkly dress set a vibrant scene for Kingsbridge Library’s first ever Drag Queen Story Hour.
A Manhattan company didn’t get the kind of Bronx welcome they hoped for. Instead, they lost more than $1,000 worth of tools.
Mourners throng Concourse
As New Yorkers mourned the loss of New York City Police Department officer Miosotis Familia, her neighbors mourned the loss and shared some of their stories about her.
Last season in her first year as Lehman College’s new head volleyball coach, Sovanny Ebbesen transformed a former mediocre Lightning outfit into a program on the rise in the City University of New York Athletic Conference.
Carol Ethel Allen, a 25-year resident of Skyview on the Hudson in Riverdale, passed away June 1, 2017, after a long illness. She was 91.