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City Council Land Use Committee Approves Animal Shelter in Co-op City

In a major victory for animals and animal lovers in The Bronx, the City Council Land Use Committee has approved a 47,000 square foot animal shelter for our borough. The proposed $60 million facility was opposed by many community residents citing that they would prefer a community or youth facility on the city-owned site, however,…

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Albanian Food in The Bronx Gets a Spotlight

The Bronx is home to the one of the largest populations of ethnic Albanians outside of Albania. Now, a new restaurant in our borough reflects this group’s varied cuisine. Grub Street highlights a new addition to the Bronx food scene, Çka Ka Qëllu, located in Belmont just behind Arthur Avenue, which celebrates Albanian food with no…

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EXCLUSIVE: Bronx General Post Office For Sale—Again

The landmark Bronx General Post Office on the Grand Concourse is for sale once again just a little over 4 years since it was sold by the United States Postal Service to Youngwoo and Associates for $19 million. Youngwoo had grandiose plans to turn the beloved landmark building into a Chelsea market-like development (an idea…

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Woodlawn Lake, The Bronx: A History

The following was originally published over at Hidden Waters Blog, a companion blog to the amazing Hidden Waters of NYC book by Sergey Kadinsky, and reprinted with permission. Near the northern border of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx is a natural lake that shares its name with the cemetery and the surrounding neighborhood. It is a pleasant feature in the…

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The Bronx Has Highest Bedbug Violation Rates in NYC

Feeling itchy? Did the title of this post make you squirm and scratch yourself? Well after reading the report from Localize.city we hope it was just from reading the headline. You see, according to the latest report by Localize.city, The Bronx takes the lead in having the most bedbug violations in New York City. And…

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Massive New Development Announced for the Grand Concourse

A new 520 unit development might be coming to the Grand Concourse in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. The developer, JCS Realty, recently purchased three adjoining sites on the…

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