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It was an event fit for the cameras. Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., and transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg rolled up to a press conference using bicycles from Citi Bikes as a way to announce the popular bike rental program was expanding to the Bronx. more
Bronx borough president Ruben Diaz Jr., has now weighed in on sweeping changes to the zoning laws protecting Riverdale's greenbelt — and it's a solid no. more
Searching for the perfect wedding venue can be a challenge for some couples, while others know exactly what they want. Ruben Alers Jr. and Angelica Bermudez, two Washington state residents, knew that a spot in the Bronx would be the perfect place for their nuptials. more
Robert Morgenthau was connected to some of the biggest historical names of the 20th century — as well as a few of its most controversial moments — much of it while maintaining a home in Riverdale. Morgenthau’s story found its end July 21 when he passed away at Lenox Hill Hospital. He was 99 — and just 10 days shy of his 100th birthday. more
The transformation of the Bronx’s decades old Special Natural Area District into the Special Natural Resources District — complete with new laws — is important, according to the city’s planning department. Even if Staten Island is no longer part of the equation. more
A group of anti-vaccination parents, led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., was denied a temporary restraining order to block enforcement of a new law eliminating religious exemptions for vaccines. more
Good things come to those who wait, and that just might be true for the patrons of the New York Public Library’s Van Cortlandt branch. more
Janet Jones was born and raised on Coney Island. At 70, she was living in an apartment in Brooklyn’s Marlboro Houses when she suffered a stroke. more
There was a bit of excitement in Albany to kick off the week after the senate passed, for the first time, a bill designed to provide driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants in New York. 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
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