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As the warmer months approach, more people are turning to outdoor activities. Among them? Bicyclists. But if any of them are looking for designated space along streets like Mosholu Avenue, they may need to keep looking. more
It’s a common misperception of America’s already shameful history of slavery that it only existed south of the Mason-Dixon Line. But Laura Carpenter Myers knows better, and wants to ensure others do, too. more
The Bronx Arts Ensemble has a new executive director, and her name is Judith Insell. more
Lloyd’s Carrot Cake makes one of the most treasured sweet treats found in New York City. But nothing was as sweet as the woman who kept the legacy strong all these years: Betty Campbell-Adams. The woman who co-founded the business in an East Harlem apartment she shared with her husband died Friday. She was, according to reports, 65. more
Some things in life are always constant, no matter what reality tries to throw at it. Like the coronavirus. Jim Breidenbach in particular knows how to stay positive amidst a crisis, and because of that, he stays true to the constant fixtures in life worth living for. more
The air is starting to get colder as winter nears, and because of that, activity at Van Cortlandt Park has declined. While spending time at New York City’s third-largest park is part of the draw of living here, it’s the late-night antics from this past summer and early fall that has drawn the ire of those looking for a quiet night in their homes nearby.  more
Herb Barret may have served in what’s known as “the forgotten war” — the Korean War — but he wants to make sure his brothers and sisters in arms are never forgotten. more
Design of the new Putnam Trail started in 2008, but that work wouldn’t finish for another decade. Even with that finally done, the city had another obstacle to overcome: money. The paving project, from start to finish, carried a price tag of more than $4 million.  more
The coronavirus pandemic has forced the Kingsbridge-Riverdale-Marble Hill Food & Hunger Project to find temporary headquarters away from the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, but that doesn’t mean the group isn’t still getting food to the plates of those in the community who otherwise are going hungry. more
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
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