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After Los Angeles, The Bronx Has Highest Risk From Natural Disasters in the Nation

A new interactive tool released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Risk Index for Natural Hazards, (NRI), shows that The Bronx has the second-highest risk from natural disasters in the country. Natural disasters aren’t something that Bronxites might think about outside of the occasional hurricane and nor’easter that hits the region but this…

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Hundreds of Bronx Residents Wait in the Cold Rain at Yankee Stadium to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

It was a different kind of opening day at Yankee Stadium today. They arrived by the hundreds, with many waiting on line as early as 6AM despite the cold rain this morning, to get inoculated against COVID-19 on the first day of a mass vaccination operation at Yankee Stadium for Bronx residents only. After data…

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Yankee Stadium Mass Vaccination Site Opens Tomorrow, Appointments Now Being Accepted

Starting tomorrow, Yankee Stadium will be open as a mass vaccination site exclusively for Bronx residents and like all vaccination sites it’s free. The site will be operating by SOMOS Community Care 7 days a week between 8AM and 8PM and currently as of this moment, the majority of the time slots are still open…

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Tallest Building on the Grand Concourse & Largest Passive House in North America Tops Out

The site of the former and now demolished landmarked PS 31, is now home to the tallest building on The Bronx’s Grand Concourse and in the South Bronx. But, at least for now, it has the distinction of also being the largest Passive House in North America and once it’s completed later this year, designed…

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For Bronx Residents Only: Yankee Stadium to Become Mass Vaccination Site

To help expedite COVID-19 vaccination efforts in a borough where the positivity rate is the highest in New York City, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that Yankee Stadium will be a mass vaccination site exclusively for Bronx residents. With a positivity rate at 7.06% as of Friday, The Bronx’s rate is higher than the city…

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New Poll Shows Bronx Voters Want More Bike and Bus Lanes, Expanded Sidewalks and Green Spaces

A new poll commissioned by Transportation Alternatives and conducted by Sienna College indicates that Bronx residents want more protected bike lanes and dedicated bus lanes in their neighborhoods even if it means losing parking spaces. Conducted between November and December of last year, the poll is a call to any candidate seeking office in New…

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