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The South Bronx will lose its last movie theater next month leaving the borough with just one

After serving the residents of the South Bronx for over 30 years, Concourse Plaza Multiplex has announced that it will close its doors for good next month on May 28th. The closure will leave The Bronx—a borough of 1.4 million residents—with just one movie theater, the AMC Bay Plaza Cinema in Co-op City. Once upon…

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The Bronx needs to think big to combat the affordable housing crisis

New York City is facing an affordable housing crisis and nowhere is this more apparent than in the northernmost borough of The Bronx. While the borough traditionally has had and continues to have some of the lowest median rents in the city, it is also a borough beset with economic hardships. Hardships that contribute to…

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Every day is Earth Day in The Bronx

As millions of Americans across the country engage in Earth Day activities and celebrations to raise awareness on environmental issues such as pollution, environmental justice, and even more so as of late, climate change, The Bronx, unfortunately, takes center stage with being the borough that is plagued with many of these issued more disproportionately than…

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Hope for connecting The Bronx directly to Queens and Brooklyn via the Interborough Express is revived

A decades-long dream to connect The Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn directly by a subway or rail was derailed last year when Governor Kathy Hochul dissed The Bronx by mandating that the Metropolitan Transit Authority begin an environmental review for the Interborough Express but only to connect Queens and Brooklyn. As originally proposed decades ago, the…

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Historic $1 billion donation made to The Bronx’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine to provide free tuition

In what is believed to be the largest donation to a medical school in the United States, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Morris Park neighborhood of The Bronx, has received a $1 billion gift from a former professor at the institution. 93 year old Ruth Gottesman, who is also the current chair of…

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