Keyword: Riverdale Avenue
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Mom and pop shops are the lifeblood of tight-knit communities. Riverdale Avenue, Broadway, West 231st Street and Johnson Avenue are among the many centers of social interaction in the area, and a place where one can always find a familiar face. more
Neighbors greeted each other as they assembled in front of 3741-3745 Riverdale Ave., Friday afternoon. On the other side of the black fence was an empty lot, just as barren as it was when crews demolished the former DJ Drugs location and a neighboring building back in 2013. more
Riverdale Avenue has been the subject of many experiments, projects and gripes. A speed camera was installed in front of P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen in 2013 as part of a pilot program at schools that has since been expanded dramatically. more
A battle that divided a community over what to build in an empty lot located smack dab in the middle of businesses stretched along Riverdale Avenue apparently is catching fire once again. more
Riverdale Avenue might look calm, but it can be a dangerous stretch of road. Especially between West 230th and West 236th streets. Paint lines marking out four lanes of traffic are faded, and double-parked cars on both sides render some lanes impassable. Drivers and pedestrians are both at risk. more
Blink, and you probably missed the opening — and closing — of Fantasy Hookah on Riverdale Avenue. more
Plastic foam is quickly becoming a thing of the past, if not already nearly extinct — at least at some law-abiding local eateries. more
When Lori Perkins first started editing books, she scoffed at the idea of romance novels. more
More than a hundred homes and dozens of businesses were without power for much of the day Sunday in North Riverdale after a manhole fire at West 235th Street and Oxford Avenue. more
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