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Timber Equities’ attempt to build an apartment building at 3893 Waldo Ave., could face a new obstacle if a pair of lawmakers succeed in convincing the city’s parks department to expand Brust Park. more
It was a chance encounter on the street that led Joanne Lehman to become an artist. more
For the second time in less than a month — and at least the third time this spring — uptown 1 trains will make their last stop at 96th Street, leaving everything north of it without a subway. more
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. more
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.  more
There was a lot of talk about the city’s proposed changes to the Special Natural Area District in the echo-filled auditorium of P.S. 81. But what there wasn’t was a vote. more
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty named U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel the winner of its Fighting Hate and Anti-Semitism Award at a legislative breakfast last week. more
It’s official. Gone are Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy. Arriving in its place is the newly formed Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, focused on preserving, supporting and promoting the recreational, ecological and historical value of Van Cortlandt Park. more
Getting in and out of this part of the Bronx will not be easy this weekend as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is completely shutting down the 1 train north of 96th Street. more
It was the beginning of a new year — 1975, that is. The ongoing energy crisis had cars lined up for gas from Riverdale Avenue to Broadway. The former Palisade Avenue home of longtime U.N. Secretary-General U Thant had just burned to the ground. And a McDonald’s restaurant opened its doors on Broadway for the first time, with a Burger King under construction up the road. more
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