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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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WATCH: The Bronx’s ‘Dominican Dream’ Trailer

In the 1990s, Bronxite Felipe López was on his way to become one of the most famous basketball players of our time. But that day never really came for the Dominican immigrant living in The Bronx despite having been featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated after graduating high school highlighting his promising career. A…

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The Bronx is Getting ANOTHER Bookstore!

After several years without a bookstore, when Barnes and Noble left The Bronx and nearly 1.5 million residents stranded without a place to satisfy their literary needs and desires in 2016, our borough is set to get a second book store. The news comes after the much anticipated opening of The Lit. Bar last month…

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