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It’s 1982, and there’s an exhibition in the loo. The thriving East Village arts scene the 1980s would become known for was taking shape. With a tax refund in hand, gallerist Gracie Mansion set to putting a show together for Tim Greathouse, a photographer-turned-gallerist-turned-graphic designer — in her bathroom. more
Costs of living in New York City are high, and that’s no secret. Rent is expensive. Groceries are expensive. Taxes are expensive. more
When people of the 20th century looked toward “far future” years like 2020, they likely imagined a utopia where most everyone got along, where hatred was a relic of the past, and where the primary mode of transportation were flying cars. more
There’s a water problem at P.S. 81 Robert J. Christen. A small part of the Riverdale Avenue elementary school’s roof is leaky, causing occasional flooding in its near-century-old basement. more
So many words have been written and spoken about Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer since all four feet, seven inches of her first walked onto the public stage in 1980. She’s lived just south of us in Washington Heights since well before she was known outside her circle of friends. And many of her family — including a daughter and grandchildren — call Riverdale home. more
The late day sun illuminates a handmade curtain. A baby rests during a game of Candy Crush. A network of hands arranges dominoes on a table. These are all scenes from the lives of older Bronx residents documented in photographs exhibited for the first time at the Bronx Documentary Center. more
It has been a year of things that were lost and things that were found, of righteous indignation and petty feuds, of new starts and milestones. more
As the trains wended their way through lush cityscapes, children leaned, pointed and rejoiced. They tugged at their parents to get their attention, and scurried from one locomotive display to the next. The trains, like the children, were small, as were most of their surroundings. more
1. Police said at 7 p.m. on March 3, a black male described as 6-foot-2 and weighing 180 pounds dashed up behind a 19-year-old, grabbed him and began pounding welts into his face and nose. The victim … more
A group of 12-14 year old Riverdale girls are scoring goals to raise money for an after-school athletic and eduational program in the South Bronx, Organized by team member Batya Gold Wiener, who … more
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