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The Bronx is beautiful and truly a wonderful place with such rich history and culture that I’m proud to say that I love The Bronx. I want to share that world with you and love to read your comments on the issues of the day that challenge us as a community.

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Apply for New “Affordable” Housing in Tremont

Located at 4215 Park Avenue and sitting right next to the Tremont Metro North Station is a new “affordable” housing development which you can now apply for. Tremont Renaissance, as the 255 unit development is called, is open to residents making 60-120% of the Area Median Income which ranges from $30,069 for a single-family household…

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Forced to Flee Washington Heights’s Gentrification, A Man Finally Finds a Place to Call Home in The Bronx

The following is a series written by Diego Robayo of the Historic District Council which profiles Bronx community leaders who have contributed to our history and will be published here on Welcome2TheBronx. Before buying his own house in Longwood, Bronx, in 2013, Dondi McKellar was evicted from Washington Heights in 2010 due to increasing rent…

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Legionnaires Cluster In Co-op City Being Investigated; 3 Sick, 1 Dead

Co-op City residents over the age of 50 and those with underlying health factors and compromised immune systems are being told not to shower until the New York City Department of Health completes an investigation of a legionnaires cluster which sickened three people in 3 buildings leaving 1 dead. Residents of the three buildings located…

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Take a Peek at The South Bronx’s First “Luxury” Condo

A few years ago, Welcome2TheBronx broke the story about the first market-rate, new construction condos coming to the South Bronx at 138th Street in Manhattan. Last year we found out the name of the development was the Joinery and how we found out was in a rather distasteful manner: The developer decided to throw up…

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