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LATEST NEWS

Infamous ‘Ghetto 4 Life’ Banksy building in The Bronx to be demolished

MELROSE—Ten years ago, the world famous—and anonymous—street artist from England named Banksy, left his mark in The Bronx during a month-long outdoor show in which he would tag at least one wall a day across New York City. Now, the building on Elton Avenue and 153rd Street which is home to the mural that has…

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Construction set to begin on Fordham Landing by end of the year

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS—Fordham Landing, the mega development along the Harlem River in The Bronx, that was first proposed four years ago in 2019 by developer Dynamic Star, is nearing ground-breaking for construction of phase 1 of the development. The development site, which is located along the Harlem River, is located directly south of the University Heights…

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Hip Hop: A brief history how it went from Bronx streets to global phenomenon

Hip hop, a vibrant cultural and artistic movement that began in the streets of New York City in The Bronx in the 1970s, has become one of the most influential and globally recognized genres of music today. Its roots are multifaceted, drawing from African, Caribbean, and Latino influences, and it has since grown to encompass…

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Bronx born and raised officer becomes first Latino NYPD Commissioner

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has made a groundbreaking announcement today, that Edward Caban has been appointed as the 46th commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD). This historic appointment marks a significant milestone as Caban becomes the first Latino to hold such a prominent position within the nation’s largest police force, which…

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Brand new affordable apartments now available as low as $410 a month in the South Bronx

A new housing lottery has opened for a brand new and truly affordable housing development in the Port Morris area of the South Bronx. Called The Willow, which is being developed by JCAL Development Group, the 112 unit building is located at 750 E 134th Street and Willow Avenue just steps away from the Randall’s…

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