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WATCH: The Bronx’s First Rooftop Restaurant Opens Today

Melrose—After 5 years since the Bronx General Post Office was sold for $19 million to be converted into a mixed-use retail market destination, the first business is set to open today. Zona de Cuba, is a massive Cuban themed restaurant and entertainment space occupying 7,500 square feet of interior space on the rooftop and another…

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Mega $3.5 Billion Bronx Waterfront Development, ‘Fordham Landing’ Proposed

A developer, who last month purchased 12 acres along the Harlem River for $32 million, is proposing a mega development that would include thousands of residential units, a hotel, and even a science center. Dynamic Star is seeking to develop the prime waterfront land directly south of the University Heights Bridge at Fordham Road next…

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Forward Thinking: Carmelo Anthony Eyes South Bronx Site for New Athletic Facility

Carmelo Anthony may be expanding his footprint in the South Bronx. The former Knick recently met with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to talk about a “basketball facility” proposed for 845 East 136 Street in Port Morris, according to documents obtained by THE CITY. The forward nicknamed “Melo” has been holding meetings to gauge…

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WATCH: Bronx Filmmaker’s Documentary on Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath to Debut on Netflix This Month

Bronx filmmaker and cinematographer Nadia Hallgren’s 37-minute short documentary, After Maria, premieres on Netflix this week After Maria follows three Puerto Rican women and their families after Hurricane Maria as they struggle to get their lives back after the catastrophic storm that left thousands dead, something exacerbated by the Trump administration’s abysmal response to the…

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The Bronx is Waiting: Police Dispatch is Highest in The City

Police took longer to assign officers to crimes reported in Bronx neighborhoods than anywhere else in New York City in 2018, according to the city Independent Budget Office’s analysis of precinct dispatch times. The average dispatch time across the city for roughly 450,000 possible crime-in-progress incidents in 2018 was 3 minutes, 48 seconds. That’s up from…

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WATCH: NYC’s Best Lechón Comes From the South Bronx

Yes, our title is a bold statement but we’ve eaten lechón, aka Puerto Rican roast pork from many places, including at family gatherings, but outside the home there’s only one place to go: La Piraña Lechonera. Located at 152nd Street and Wales and operated out of a truck, this place is a lechonera lover’s dream.…

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