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.
An Ethical Culture Fieldston School teacher was fired last week after reportedly being accused of inappropriate social media posts in the wake of a controversial guest speaker at the school.
Ingrained in the American psyche is the goal of owning a house. A home. A place for a family. But owning a home isn’t all that simple, especially in the city, where such an endeavor requires money, and a lot of it. It also requires a solid real estate practitioner — a line of work that is not always treated with the highest regard.
And now there are four. Jessica Haller, a self-described climate activist and tech entrepreneur, has filed to run for city council, looking to succeed Andrew Cohen.
One firefighter is injured, but flames appear to now be under control at a three-alarm fire that broke out at 601 Kappock St., Tuesday morning.
Making the list is important for a new nightclub, or getting that elusive reservation in the city’s hottest restaurant. But one list no one should be clamoring for is the public advocate’s annual “Worst Landlord List,” designed to publicize and shame the worst apartment building owners in the city.
It seems the fight by express bus riders to maintain after-hours service connecting the Bronx and Manhattan has ended in victory.
It’s not a matter of if, but when. It’s not months, but rather weeks — even days. Riverdale Neighborhood House is on the verge of naming a new executive director just months after Dan Eudine stepped down. And Amanda Salzhauer couldn’t be more excited about the future of the 147-year-old institution.
Prescription drugs can be expensive. Costs can be shocking — and sometimes outright prohibitive — for someone taking a long-prescribed pill for anything from high blood pressure to anemia, or who has dealt with a surprise round of antibiotics.
Before the 2019-20 basketball season even began, Will Cushing knew it might be an uphill fight to secure a playoff bid. His Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy girls basketball team was a little lacking in veteran leadership with just three seniors on his roster. So surely there would be challenges along the way.
More police are coming to New York City’s subway system as early as this month, designed to help crack down on fare beaters and other issues the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says is costing it money (and reputation).
It was just another meeting of the Benjamin Franklin Reform Democratic Club, as nearly 100 people squeezed into the club's quaint storefront space on West 231st Street.
As many an open mic poet knows, finding a decent venue that doesn’t run too late and has an audience that’s receptive and respectful seems like a myth. Bushwick warehouses at 2 a.m., are filled with drunks and bitter writers. Greenwich Village hideouts are brimming with “flower power” ghosts from the past. But then there’s An Beal Bocht Café.
Fossils can be found everywhere, and we have our share here in New York.
The George Washington Bridge is one of the most expensive bridges in the city, with cash-paying drivers forking over $15 per crossing, and those with E-ZPass shelling out between $10.50 and $12.50, depending on the time of day.
Everything inside Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy’s bandbox gym had you convinced a Tigers’ victory was only seconds away. Kai Parris, the Tigers’ stellar senior scoring machine, had just completed a three-point play with 7.7 seconds remaining in the game. The scoreboard read 56-55 in favor of RKA over IN-Tech Academy. And the decibel level inside the gym was hitting jet engine levels.
Longtime Riverdalian Fay Lewin passed away on Nov. 23, 2019. She was 98.
It didn’t take long into 2020 for the community’s tired refrain of tire theft to suddenly make an appearance.
U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has joined a coalition of federal lawmakers pushing $90 million in additional federal funding to help improve security for what they have determined to be high-risk non-profits.