Police looking for alleged stabber who lost part of finger

An early-morning argument in front of a bar on Broadway ended with one man in the hospital with multiple stab wounds and the other missing part of his finger

Questions remain after high-profile Biaggi staff changes

On May 10, Andrew Mutnick left Sen. Alessandra Biaggi's office after just four months, citing the March 13 incident on the state senate floor as a catalyst for his departure. Just a couple weeks later, Mutnick’s deputy, Christian Amato, was fired.

Steve Brill leads hunt for Vannie’s shrub grub

Armed with a spade and a green iPad case hanging off his belt, Steve Brill prepared to lead a 25-member safari into the wilds of the city’s third largest park. An odd sight for the Bronx, perhaps, but otherwise just an average weekend for the self-described “wild man,” who claims to be the northeast’s leading expert in urban foraging.


Staten Island backs out of SNAD changes, but Bronx still in it

Staten Island political leaders and decision makers seemed to celebrate the city planning commission backing down on proposed changes to the Special Natural Area District on Monday. But those feelings couldn't be shared in the Bronx — it appears the massive overhaul to the environmental greenbelt project will move forward here. 

Electric car charging station talk runs out of juice

The city’s transportation department is eyeing three sites within the boundaries of Community Board 8 for installation of curbside electric vehicle charging stations. But such a proposal has had an icy reception from CB8’s traffic and transportation committee, putting discussion on hold.

Colorful courts in Kingsbridge park could come soon

Joel Guerrero spent all his life in Kingsbridge. He went to P.S. 86 and then the New School for the Leadership and the Arts.


Gutsy Avengers fall short in state cup final

They are a small program, with a roster boasting just 10 players. And the coaches? There are two, each working with the team on their own time.

Can you dig it?

Historians hope to find Revolutionary War artifacts at Spuyten Duyvil site

Ruins of a Revolutionary War history may be buried beneath the vacant lots on Fairfield Avenue at West 230th Street. But a disagreement over terms for the Kingsbridge Historical Society to perform an archeological dig on the site means what lies there could remain a mystery.

RSS celebrates gallery’s 40 years with passion projects

It was a chance encounter on the street that led Joanne Lehman to become an artist.

Running builds PS 7 students’ ‘worth’ ethic

They bounded into the recess yard, shedding coats, ahead of physical education teacher Anthony Hilliard. The crisp April afternoon was the perfect temperature for running outdoors. The group of fourth- and fifth-graders who make up P.S. 7’s Milton Fein Road Runners were eager to begin training.

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What the hit film ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ can teach us

Left to my own devices, I would prefer reading mysteries exclusively for entertainment. However, I discovered that there is a separate rack of both recently returned fiction and non-fiction at my local library.

City budget could cut lifeline for local libraries

The Kingsbridge Library is about far more than books. “We’re busy from the time we open in the morning to the time we close,” said Martha Gonzalez Buitrago, who manages the West …

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Loeser's street renaming delayed

A planned celebration this weekend that would have officially renamed the corner of West 231st Street and Godwin Terrace “Loeser’s Deli Place” has been postponed again.


Clinton campus gets fourth school

Education officials unanimously approved adding a fourth school at the DeWitt Clinton High School campus despite vocal opposition from students, parents and alumni.