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WATCH: A Bronx Precinct Once Known as ‘Most Dangerous Square Mile in America’ Experiences Historic Drop in Crime

Time Magazine once called the 46th Precinct in The Bronx, which covers Fordham, University Heights, Mount Hope, and Mount Morris, “The Most Dangerous Square Mile in America”. Now, decades later, the area has experienced a dramatic turnaround with crime dropping to historic lows. This isn’t to say that the 4-6 doesn’t have it’s share of…

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End of an Era: St Nicholas of Tolentine & St Joseph Schools in The Bronx to Close This Year

Each year, The Bronx continues to lose Catholic churches as the Archdiocese of New York continues to consolidate and close parishes to save money and sell of the land to developers. This year its a bit more painful to the community as two Bronx Catholic schools along with 5 others across the Archdiocese of New…

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Crisis in The Bronx as Residents Being Evicted At Higher Rate Than Any Borough in NYC

We all know there’s a housing crisis in The Bronx. 6,858 evictions occurred in our borough last year displacing tens of thousands of residents. We hear the horror stories of families being constantly dragged to housing court as they face evictions oftentimes via unscrupulous landlords who are trying to simply move in higher paying tenants.…

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Watch: City Within a City as Co-op City Turns 50

Tucked away in the Northeast Bronx is the world’s largest cooperative housing development not just in the country but in the world. Once these wetlands was home to Freedomland, one of several amusement parks that dotted our borough which eventually gave way in the 1960s to create this 35 building, 15,372 residential unit utopia of…

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Apply For a 3 Bedroom as Low as $862/mo in New Parkchester Development

Westchester Mews, a new affordable housing development that actually has affordable units for local residents is now accepting applications for 174 of its units spread across two buildings. Located at 2035 Newbold Avenue and 2044 Westchester Avenue, the 10 story development has studio units as low as $462 a month for qualifying residents making 40%…

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Applications Being Accepted for First New Lambert Houses Redevelopment Building

The first new building at Lambert Houses, part of a $600 million redevelopment that will eventually replace and demolish all existing buildings at the troubled complex, is nearing completion and is now accepting applications. Located at 988 East 180th Street, the new 18 story building will have 163 upon completion but the initial lottery is…

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