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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Borough-wide

Finally! BxTimes.com Launches!

Readers of the Bronx Times and Bronx Times Reporter can now access everything that can be seen in our weekly papers on our brand new website! Read more…
Throggs Neck

Parks expects Ferry Point Golf Course to be ready fall 2013

In its most recent round of updates on the status of the Ferry Point Golf Course, the city’s parks department said the course is on schedule to be fully operational by fall, 2013. Read more…
Bronx North

West Farms housing plan rezone moves forward

An effort to transform an under-utilized industrial area in West Farms into a thriving residential community with affordable housing and retail space has received approval from the City Council. Read more…
Borough-wide

Snow delays Halloween merriment

For the first time in the Throggs Neck Halloween Parade’s over-25-year history, it was postponed due to snow. So all the ghouls and goblins who had planned to march down East Tremont Avenue on Saturday, October 29, can now make their way to Villa Barone Manor on Saturday, November 5. Read more…
Borough-wide

Pelham Bay opposes MTA plan

The city has promised to make bus bulbs work, but so far much of the Pelham Bay community is unenthusiastic about the proposal. Read more…
Borough-wide

Rare October snow rocks the Bronx

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Grand Concourse

Grand Concourse gets landmark status

The Champs Elysees of the Bronx is now, officially, a landmark. Read more…
Morris Park

Peace Plaza Veterans Day

For the 20th annual Veterans Day, Peace Memorial Plaza will be the scene of a remembrance of fallen, deceased and surviving military personnel who have answered the call of duty to their country. Read more…
Borough-wide

‘Occupy the Bronx’ gains momentum

It took three weeks for the Occupy Wall Street movement to travel the roughly 13 miles from Zuccotti Park to Fordham Plaza. Read more…
Borough-wide

New legal day care centers raise concerns over lower density growth management

Proponents of the new Lower Density Growth Management zoning laws in Community Board 10 expected those regulations to keep certain businesses off residential side streets. So when day care facilities began popping up on those streets over the past year, they started looking for answers. And those answers proved hard to come by. Read more…
Fordham South

Harlem River Waterfront to get federal support

The Bronx’s Harlem River waterfront will be getting an upgrade, courtesy of the federal government. Read more…
Borough-wide

Preston youth document tobacco advertising

A project by three Preston High School students looks to draw attention to the risk of teen smoking and the tobacco advertisements young people see all over the community. Read more…
Borough-wide

27th Veterans Parade set for November 15th

Final preparations are underway for the Bronx Veterans Day Parade. Read more…
Hunts Point

Via Verde now accepting applications

More affordable housing development open in the Bronx is a positive sign in a down economy. Read more…
Morris Park

49th Precinct cracking down at Sackett Avenue body shops

Officers of the 49th Precinct are cracking down on illegally parked cars near auto body shops on Sackett Avenue. Read more…
Borough-wide

‘Turkey Trot’ ready to go for 19th straight year

An annual pre-Thanksgiving 5K in the Bronx is becoming as popular as a turkey meal. Read more…
Castle Hill

Roselle Street house secured

A home on Roselle Street where work was started months ago but never completed is now being sealed after rear windows and entrances were left exposed. Read more…

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Borough-wide

Country Club woman wins Founder’s Spirit Award

A local leader in home health care is being recognized with a Founder’s Sprit Award for excellence in fighting for cost effective, community-based care. Read more…
Borough-wide

Green roof dedicated as tech lab

A new green roof that serves as a laboratory for solar and other clean technologies found on many new buildings in the borough was officially dedicated at the Association for Energy Affordability. Read more…
Borough-wide

NYBG hosts world’s largest pumpkin

The New York Botanical Gardens is showcasing the world-record-breaking largest pumpkin in the world, as well as three runners up, through the end of October. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Halloween Parade Set

The Throggs Neck Halloween Parade is almost here. Read more…

Monday, Oct. 31, 2011

Borough-wide

Welcome to the Bronx Times online!

We’re launching our new website on Thursday, but here’s a preview! Read more…

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Borough-wide

Westchester Square BID is getting closer

The Westchester Square Business Improvement District inched a step closer to reality with a hearing before the City Council finance committee. Read more…
Borough-wide

Senator Klein officially opens new district office

A local elected official has opened his new office at the Hutchinson Metro Center. Read more…
Morris Park

P.S. 83 unveils new playground

P.S. 83 began its first academic year in decades without long-time principal Benjamin Saccodato in September, but the kindergarten through 8th grade school will have something to remember him by for a long time — a revamped playground. Read more…
Throggs Neck

‘No Standing’ signs replaced along Pennyfield Avenue wall

Correct signage has been re-installed on Pennyfield Avenue after recent concern by local residents. Read more…
Parkchester

Fancy Feet Opens New Studio

One of the Bronx’s oldest dance schools has opened a new location. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Legendary Bronx Cartoonist Celebrates 100th Birthday

He was born as Abraham Roth in Vienna, Austria in 1911, but became famous as Al Ross, a cartoonist from Pelham Parkway. Read more…
Borough-wide

Bright Horizons opens new education space in Hunts Point

A new early education space in Hunts Point is nothing short of great news to local families. Read more…
Fordham South

Tyra Banks offers words of encouragement to students

All it takes is a few words of inspiration from a well-known celebrity to spark motivation in high school students. Read more…

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