October 24, 2010: 2010, Issue 42
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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

Foodies flock to Hunts Point tent party

For Bronx foodies, Hunts Point is Mecca. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

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City Island cleanup draws many

Residents of City Island took to the streets on Saturday, September 18 to collect weeds and garbage in an effort to beautify the island. Comment.
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Bronx Zoo rolls out two new buildings

The Bronx Zoo is getting two new buildings that will house some of the friendliest animals on earth. Comment.

Bronx dining scene scores in new Zagat Survey

The new Zagat Survey is in, and the Bronx is cooking. Comment.
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Country Club jazz guitarist hits the big time

For years, Stadium Avenue resident Lou Volpe played in a jazz band all over the city. Now he’s out on his own. Comment.
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WSPT struts its stuff at wellness expo

Working out should offer something for everyone, many believe. Comment.
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Local Celebrity Theatre plans two new shows

Flush with success from still another production at the campus of what was formerly I.S. 192, the newly formed Local Celebrity Theatre is moving forward with plans for two new shows. Comment.
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Parks hesitant on VN Playground expansion

Although the Morris Park and Van Nest community had been confident about plans to renovate and expand Van Nest Playground, it looks as though, for the time being, an updated wish list presented to reps from the Parks Department at a Friday, October 1 “scoping meeting” will remain just that: a wish list. Comment.

Castle Hill demands answers from Parks

When Castle Hill residents found out that the Pugsley Creek Park was contaminated, they were worried. But when crews showed up and started removing soil from the nearby site, possibly sending the hazardous dirt particles into the air, residents were furious. Comment.
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Cap’n and Vacca plan makeover for 49th Pct

When residents speak up, Captain Kevin Nicholson listens. Comment.

New playground gives foxy fun

Yes they did! Comment.

Diaz strolls nabes for ‘Peace in the Streets’

Residents want peace in their streets, and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hears them loud and clear. Comment.
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Morris Park eyes potential BID

Business officials in Morris Park are considering a new solution to the problem of raising money for community events during these tough economic times: setting up a business improvement district. Comment.
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DOT to clear congestion

And just like that, a congested shortcut will become a positive, safe space for the community. Comment.
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Vets seek to open heroic library

The East Bronx is full of heroes, and some residents want to create a combination library/museum to give them the recognition they deserve. Comment.
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Pelham Bay Little League seeking sponsors

The Pelham Bay Little League is calling on the “big boys” to sponsor its teams. Comment.

Ten arrested after gang’s brutal anti-gay attacks

Ten men are being charged with torturing and beating three gay men in a spate of violence in Morris Heights. Comment.
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Throggs Neck firefighters raise cash for Kurys

New York’s bravest are seeking a little help for one of their own. Comment.
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Tots, docs limited to main streets

A new plan, meant to ease congestion on residential streets in Community Board 10, would limit day care centers and medical clinics to main streets only. Comment.
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Providence Rest gets buggy with new seminar

Bed bugs, beware! Comment.

Bronx River resident is a Bieber beaver

Baby, baby, baby! Comment.
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Bargain-hunters crowd Square’s new anchor store

ABC Super Stores in Westchester Square is off to a banner start. Comment.
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Neighbors barking mad over barking dogs

Barking dogs, illegal occupancy, and other quality of life issues are plaguing neighbors of one home on Tomlinson Avenue. Comment.

Caught: rapist of 11-year-old girl

A Bronx man has been arrested and charged for allegedly raping an 11-year-old Throggs Neck girl. He also, according to reports, sent sexual text messages to her grandmother’s cell phone. Comment.
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Lifelong Mets fan celebrates 50th at Shea

When Pennyfield Avenue resident Elisa Albano was diagnosed with a brain tumor in January of 1989, doctors didn’t expect her to live for more than one year. Comment.
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Locust Point gets greenstreet

Locust Point is looking a lot greener these days. Comment.
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Morris Park gardeners get dirty donation

You’re never too old to play in the dirt. Comment.

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