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Bob Mahoney noticed something amiss in Vinmont Veteran Park. He was walking through the 3.5-acre “pocket park” tucked between Riverdale and Mosholu avenues a couple years ago when he noticed a black cherry tree beginning a slow descent to the ground. It already was leaning into one of its neighbor’s branches. more
Berries are nice and tasty, but burdock and porcelain berries are not what you want as part of a park’s ecosystem. Luckily for Vannie, however, there is a secret weapon. A few of them, in fact, going by names like Iris, Manny and Lulu. more
The most expensive ZIP code in the Bronx shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Amast, a construction wholesaler, deemed 10471 the king of the borough based on residential home transactions through the first six months of 2020. more
In times like this, many living north of Spuyten Duyvil Creek and west of Jerome Park Reservoir are possibly reveling in their proximity to nature. more
And just like that, it was gone. It was only a few weeks ago that news broke of plans by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a 200-bed field hospital in Van Cortlandt Park. more
Van Cortlandt Park Alliance — the civic group formed from the merger of the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park — has found its first executive director. more
Van Cortlandt Park is one of the largest parks in New York City, a center for sports and recreation in the Bronx. But now, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the park is about to become something entirely new: A field hospital. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio admits the New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo saw on Saturday is a bit different from the one he sees when he gets out and about. But all the same, the mayor says he's following Cuomo's directive and putting together a more specific plan that will discourage people in the city from congregating while the coronavirus crisis continues. more
Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a tour of New York City — the metropolitan area hardest hit so far by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — and didn't like what he saw. Not at all. more
Van Cortlandt Park is the home to thousands of athletes who use its baseball fields, rugby pitches and cross-country trails. But this month, a handful of athletes traveled even farther to train under Manhattan College’s own Matt Centrowitz. more
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