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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 … 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
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
Each time the 1 train passed overhead, Rafael Alvarez paused his speech out of fear the rumble of the El would drown out his voice. For Alvarez, his message of support for a commercial tenants rights bill needed to be heard. more
Next March, every household in the country is expected to receive a notice in the mail, encouraging them to fill out the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau survey. 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
Jim Grossman stopped to observe the broken cement pieces and uneven asphalt in front of his co-op at 525 W. 238th St. in Riverdale. more
Ekawa Holistic Medicine wanted to bring a substance abuse treatment center to Kingsbridge. The neighborhood could use it, they argued. The Riverdale-Kingsbridge community has a high rate of fatal opioid overdoses, according to the city’s health department. more
As far as anyone is concerned, the race to replace Councilman Andrew Cohen won’t take place until 2021. Yet, there are already two candidates actively campaigning for the seat, and one nursing a bit of a black eye. more
Few things can pit Riverdalians against their neighbors with the speed and vehemence of a food cart. Whether in a Facebook group or muttered about in the corner store, it seems there are only two opinions about street food vendors showing up in the neighborhood: general acceptance or intense indignation. more
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