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The Press has received many responses to the Dec. 8 article and editorial about towing.  more
Bronxites turned out in force to honor victims of the recent attack in Orlando, Florida. more
It’s become common these days to see beloved shops — in business for decades — lock their doors for the last time. And in their place, a storefront sits empty for months, sometimes years. more
Deann Forman has a confession to make: She only works about 50 feet away from a fitness center, yet still never seems to find the time to work out. more
Chump change seemed tempting enough to risk an arrest for one person inside of an apartment building May 25. Just before 2 early that morning, the superintendent of 6495 Broadway told police he heard a noise in the laundry area. more
Allan Gilbert is digging up the earthy secrets of the borough’s past in a probing yet wide-ranging new book on local archaeology. It’s by and for those who do it professionally, but also for curious laypeople as well. more
Miserable weather — which has been known to depress Election Day turnout in the past — wasn’t the only obstacle impeding voters from casting ballots Tuesday. more
Some New Yorkers might argue choosing a slice of pizza is kind of like choosing a lover — highly subjective, deliciously simple for some, profoundly complex for others. more
Even if farmland that once covered the borough seems a distant memory — some bucolic lore of yesteryear long since obliterated by urban sprawl — that doesn’t mean Kingsbridge and Riverdale residents can’t dig in to heaping mounds of farm-fresh vegetables for supper tonight. more
Martin Spett promised his father he would never discuss the Holocaust. It’s a promise that led off Spett’s 2002 book “Reflections of the Soul,” and the same promise Rabbi Barry Dov Katz shared to begin his eulogy of Martin Spett, a locally renowned Holocaust survivor who died Oct. 20 at 90. more
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