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Bronx Woman Hopes To Bring Another Bookstore to the Bronx, This Time On Wheels

Bronx Woman Hopes To Bring Another Bookstore to the Bronx, This Time On Wheels

The logo for Bronx Bound Books, a forthcoming mobile bookstore. (Bronx Bound Books) The Bronx hasn't had a local general-interest bookstore for years, not since Barnes & Noble closed back at the end of 2016. But...

The Bronx Night Market Returns This Month

The Bronx Night Market Returns This Month

C Bao Asian Buns. (Courtesy of Bronx Night Market) A global food market under the stars is returning to the Bronx later this month. The Bronx Night Market, now in its second year, is a celebration...

The Lit. Bar, The Bronx's Only Independent Bookstore, Opens On Indie Bookstore Day

The Lit. Bar, The Bronx's Only Independent Bookstore, Opens On Indie Bookstore Day

The Lit. Bar pictured from the outside. (Courtesy of The Lit. Bar) There hasn't been a single general interest bookstore in the Bronx in over two years, following the closure of Barnes and Noble at Bay...

Photos: Rival Gang Members March For Peace In The Bronxgallery

Photos: Rival Gang Members March For Peace In The Bronx

Inspired by the senseless murder of Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle, hundreds of current and former gang members joined anti-violence activists in the South Bronx on Sunday to march for peace. "This right here is a...

Trailer Premiere: 'Decade Of Fire' Explores The Burning Of The Bronx In The '70s

Trailer Premiere: 'Decade Of Fire' Explores The Burning Of The Bronx In The '70sgalleryvideo

Back in the 1970s, a confluence of social, economic and political actions led to the burning of the South Bronx, which displaced hundreds of thousands and completely destroyed the neighborhood. Now, a new documentary, co-directed by someone...

The Growing List Of Possible Candidates To Replace Bronx Congressman Jose Serrano Is Short On One Thing: Women

The Growing List Of Possible Candidates To Replace Bronx Congressman Jose Serrano Is Short On One Thing: Women

Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington in May 2018. (Andrew Harnik/AP/Shutterstock) While New York City Council members Ritchie Torres and Reverend Ruben Diaz Sr. may be light years...

Woman And Son Found Murdered In Bronx Apartment

Woman And Son Found Murdered In Bronx Apartment

(Photo by Edwin Soto / Pride Photo) A woman and her teenage son were found slain in a Bronx apartment on Sunday afternoon. Police have identified the victims as Marisol Ortiz, 51, and her 14-year-old son...

The Bronx's Universal Hip Hop Museum Is Slated To Open In 2023

The Bronx's Universal Hip Hop Museum Is Slated To Open In 2023

The Bronx's Universal Hip-Hop Museum, which will housed in the at Bronx Point. Courtesy of S9 Architecture. A museum dedicated to hip-hop's history has long been overdue in its birthplace, the Bronx. In August 1973, Cindy...

MTA To Add Four New Stations In The East Bronx (At Metro-North Prices)

MTA To Add Four New Stations In The East Bronx (At Metro-North Prices)

The former Hunts Point Avenue station on the old New Haven line could soon have a modern counterpart. (Kevin Walsh) The East Bronx will be getting four new Metro-North stations with service to Penn Station, Governor...

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed In Crash With Parks Department Truck

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed In Crash With Parks Department Truck

870 Shore Road, where the crash occurred. (Google Maps) An off-duty NYPD officer was killed in a crash with a Parks Department garbage truck driver in the Bronx this morning. Police say Officer Brian Kessler, 28,...

New Details Revealed For NYC Ferry's Expansion To All Five Boroughs

New Details Revealed For NYC Ferry's Expansion To All Five Boroughs

Mayor de Blasio at Clason Point Park after the Soundview route was launched in 2018 (NYC Mayor's Office) Mayor Bill de Blasio has officially unveiled plans for the latest expansion of the NYC Ferry system, which...

Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught In Subway Escalator

Man Dies After Shirt Gets Caught In Subway Escalator

The Intervale 2/5 station in the Bronx. (Public Domain) A man was found dead in what appears to be a freak escalator accident in a Bronx subway station early Sunday morning. Police responding to a 911...

Bronx Ferry Route, Cutting Commute From Soundview To Wall St In Half, Launched Today

Bronx Ferry Route, Cutting Commute From Soundview To Wall St In Half, Launched Today

NYC Ferry in Midtown Manhattan (NYC Ferry) The NYC Ferry launched today in the Bronx, connecting Soundview to East 90th Street, 34th Street, and Wall Street. The inaugural ride was this morning at 6:30 a.m., with...

New 'New York Pizza Festival' Hopes To Avoid Fate Of Last Year's New York Pizza 'Fyre' Festival

New 'New York Pizza Festival' Hopes To Avoid Fate Of Last Year's New York Pizza 'Fyre' Festival

Adam Kuban's flickr Last year, the inaugural New York City Pizza Festival was dubbed the Fyre Festival of NYC food events after attendees paid up to $75 for a "total scam" that had them waiting over...

Is Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie NYC's Most Powerful Bike Commuter?

Is Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie NYC's Most Powerful Bike Commuter?

Last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio got on a bicycle for the first time in nearly a decade, but it was a quick trip on a boardwalk to show off the City's new dockless bikeshare possibilities. Senator...

Mott Haven's New Beatstro Restaurant Pays Homage To Hip Hop's Early Days

Mott Haven's New Beatstro Restaurant Pays Homage To Hip Hop's Early Daysgallery

If ever there was a part of town in which a restaurant could get away with designing their entire place as an earnest love letter to rap's early days, it's the South Bronx, where it all began....

NYPD: Man Riding Between Subway Cars Fatally Struck After Fall

NYPD: Man Riding Between Subway Cars Fatally Struck After Fall

new york underworld's flickr A man fell in between subway cars to his death and a woman was electrocuted by the third rail in a pair of fatal subway incidents Tuesday morning. The first incident happened...

Beaver Gumbo, Jerked Coyote And Other Delicacies At The Bronx Pipe Smoking Society Small Game Dinnergallery

Beaver Gumbo, Jerked Coyote And Other Delicacies At The Bronx Pipe Smoking Society Small Game Dinner

“I want people to feel like they’ve had an experience that can’t be put into words,” says Justin Fornal, author, field researcher, and founder of the Bronx Pipe Smoking Society’s Small Game Dinner. The exotic annual feast,...

Feds Seize Hundreds Of Pounds Of Pot Mailed From California To NYC

Feds Seize Hundreds Of Pounds Of Pot Mailed From California To NYC

(Justice Department) Local police working with federal agents arrested ten alleged members of a Bronx gang this week, accusing the perpetrators of shipping $22 million worth of marijuana from California to New York. According to the...

Police Search For Driver Who Dragged Man To Death In The Bronx

Police Search For Driver Who Dragged Man To Death In The Bronx

The car that the suspect was driving. (NYPD) An SUV driver dragged a man for four blocks in the Bronx earlier this week while the man held on to the outside of the car, eventually killing...

NYPD Releases Officers' Body Camera Footage Of Bronx Police Shooting

NYPD Releases Officers' Body Camera Footage Of Bronx Police Shooting

A still from the body camera footage showing an NYPD officer pointing his gun at Miguel Richards. The NYPD released the body camera footage from last week's fatal police shooting of a man in the Bronx,...

Teen Arrested For Allegedly Painting 'Jew' On Front Door Of Riverdale Homevideo

Teen Arrested For Allegedly Painting 'Jew' On Front Door Of Riverdale Home

(NYPD) The NYPD has arrested a 16-year-old boy they say spray-painted the word "Jew" on the front door of a home in the Riverdale section of the Bronx this weekend, along with two accomplices. The teen,...

Police Search For Suspects Who Defaced Riverdale Home With Anti-Semitic Graffitivideo

Police Search For Suspects Who Defaced Riverdale Home With Anti-Semitic Graffiti

(NYPD) The NYPD is looking for three men they say spray-painted the word "Jew" on the front door of a home in the Riverdale section of the Bronx this weekend. Cops say that they were called...

Two Women Shot Late Friday Night In The Bronx

Two Women Shot Late Friday Night In The Bronx

The corner where the shooting took place on Friday night. (Google Maps) Two women were shot and injured in the Bronx last night, and a mother and child were hit by the driver of a car...

Feds Announce Biggest Fentanyl Bust In NYC History

Feds Announce Biggest Fentanyl Bust In NYC History

Courtesy Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor [UPDATE BELOW] Federal DEA agents seized a whopping 40 pounds of fentanyl from a Bronx hotel room last month and arrested a Colorado man in connection with the bust,...

Toddler Siblings From The Bronx Were Beaten To Death

Toddler Siblings From The Bronx Were Beaten To Death

Olivia and Micah Gee (Facebook) Two toddler siblings who died within minutes of each other in the Bronx this week were beaten to death, according to autopsies conducted by the Office of the Medical Examiner. Initially,...

Toddler Siblings Dead From Possible Asthma Attacks In The Bronx

Toddler Siblings Dead From Possible Asthma Attacks In The Bronx

Google Maps Two toddlers died early this morning after apparently suffering separate asthma attacks in their Bronx home, according to police. Olivia Gee, 2, and Micha Gee, 3, were in their family's home at Van Cortlandt...

Slain NYPD Officer Miosotos Familia Remembered As A 'Warrior'

Slain NYPD Officer Miosotos Familia Remembered As A 'Warrior'

Miosotos Famila (NYPD) Friends and family of Misotos Familia, the Bronx police officer murdered in a sudden and random attack on the morning of July 5th, was remembered by her friends and family as a "tough...

Cops: Three Men Steal Livery Cabbie's Car At Knifepoint

Cops: Three Men Steal Livery Cabbie's Car At Knifepoint

The cabbie's car was a blue Hyundai Elantra. (via Wikipedia user M93) Three men attacked a livery cab driver in the Bronx on Saturday morning, and stole his car, according to police. The NYPD says that...

2nd Arrest Made In Vicious Avocado Attack Caught On Tapevideo

2nd Arrest Made In Vicious Avocado Attack Caught On Tape

(NYPD) The NYPD has arrested a second man allegedly involved in an avocado-and-banana attack that left a Bronx bodega worker with a broken jaw last month. Cops say Jestyfer Henriquez, 25, and an accomplice pelted 21-year-old...

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