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It began with a mama cat. Latonya “Sassee” Walker would see the same mama cat every time she walked her dog near her Carnasie home in Brooklyn. She would try to help the kittens, but after a while, the same cat would be pregnant again. more
Alicia West said it twice. Then, Bernard Daly tried to explain it.  Members of Community Board 8’s environment and sanitation committee and the roughly 100-person audience kept asking clarifying questions. They couldn’t believe what they were hearing. more
Big Mac lovers continue to mourn the temporary loss of the McDonald’s near West 238th Street and Broadway for renovations. But there was some hope for more fast food choice in that particular neighborhood, with a Wendy’s set to emerge just 300 feet away. more
When Michael Klein looks back at his portrait from 1988, the memory is bittersweet. “I’m not that person,” he said. Klein was early in his writing career when photographer Robert Giard first contacted him about a portrait. more
John Kambouris worked hard to earn an “A” sanitation rating at Broadway Pizza & Pasta on West 231st Street, the restaurant his family has owned for two generations. He’s been through his fair share of inspections, and knows generally what city agents are looking for when they visit. more
It’s official. Gone are Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy. Arriving in its place is the newly formed Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, focused on preserving, supporting and promoting the recreational, ecological and historical value of Van Cortlandt Park. more
Ari Wigder couldn’t bear to take his American Studies uniform off for the final time. more
It was the end of April and the Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy baseball team was at a crossroads. more
After cruising to their very first Bronx A-1 Division title this season with a near-perfect 11-1 record, the American Studies softball team opened the postseason in dominating fashion when the Senators overwhelmed Forest Hills 22-1 in the first round of the Public School Athletic League playoffs. more
Pskov is dying. By landmass, Russia is the largest country in the world. With such a sprawling landscape, there are places that thrive, and places that — due to a medley of circumstances and the ebb and flow of time — inevitably decline. more
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