Once infested with “rats that looked like cats,” a Longwood apartment building that was on the list of the city’s worst has been given a new life.
It was standing room only on a Saturday afternoon in March at a Melrose church known for its social activism streak, where residents came, hoping to hear the city’s mayoral candidates explain their positions on the issues. There was only one problem: The three candidates considered frontrunners in next November’s [...]
Early recommendations include ramps to industrial area The city is weighing plans “to make transformative change” in the vicinity of the Sheridan Expressway, while maintaining the highway’s connections to the Cross Bronx and Bruckner expressways, a representative of the Department of City Planning told residents, business owners, elected officials and [...]
Program at the Rec turns out young filmmakers Chelsey Rodriguez, 11, took a deep breath, put her shyness aside and stepped into The Candy Box, a bodega on Spofford Avenue. She held an iPad and walked up to the owner, Gilbert Valle. She started recording a video, asking him questions [...]
The Bronx Borough President wants the New York State Legislature to create a new online registry that would list gun owners who have been convicted of gun-related crimes. In his annual State of the Borough address on March 5,, Ruben Diaz Jr. urged the legislature to establish a gun crime [...]
Architecture of Longwood buildings honored After more than a century of fighting fires, the Longwood firehouse, home of Engine Co. 73 and Hook & Ladder 42, is now a New York City Landmark. Built in 1900, the two-story engine company building at Prospect and Kelly Street was part of a [...]