35 Year Old Bronx Diner Closes After Landlord Refuses to Renew Lease

Crown Diner has been serving the South Bronx community under the shadow of Yankee Stadium (both old and new) for the past 35 years.

Now, thanks to greed, the 24 hour spot closed on Sunday after the landlord refused to renew the lease.

NYC Public Advocate Candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito Launches Plan for Legalization of Marijuana & Use Revenue to Fix MTA

Former New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, who represented the South Bronx, is running for New York City Public Advocate and today launched a 4-point plan, called Weed for Rails, which calls for the legalization of marijuana and utilize no less than 50% of the tax revenue from its sale to fund much needed improvements to our transit infrastructure.