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Steve simply wanted what so many of us take for granted every day: A hot dinner. A warm bed. The ability to fend for himself. But for now, he’d settle for $600 just to get his car back. Not because he wants cool wheels, but because it’s at least a place to sleep. more
Charter schools in the Bronx have something to be excited about: Pfizer is nearing emergency authorization to make coronavirus vaccine shots available to children between 5 and 11. more
One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
What’s to stop a landlord from cheating his way to charging higher rent on what are otherwise supposed to be price-stabilized apartments? The answer? Housing advocacy groups and class-action lawsuits. more
There’s a new neighbor coming to Broadway in 2023 — and it’s not exactly who many in North Riverdale had hoped for. Community Board 8’s health, hospitals and social services committee is set to hear a proposal from the city’s homeless services department on Wednesday that would open a shelter for 130 single men at 6661 Broadway. more
Edward Garcia wants to see a change in the Bronx. As the community development director of the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition, he is heavily focused on housing issues in the borough. more
Kevin Brown wants to go home. The only problem is his landlord hasn’t finished repairs on the building he’s lived in for more than two decades. Still. more
Fortunately, bookworms eager to crack open a new paperback are in luck. That’s because Bronx Bound Books brings its wares to The Riverdale Y Sunday Market almost every week. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
Memories are still raw for some over the closing earlier this year of a Chase Bank branch in Knolls Crescent — a move that drew fierce protests from neighbors there, many who are senior citizens and depend on bricks-and-mortar institutions instead of using the internet or a smartphone. more
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