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Local politician wants to bring a casino to The Bronx

The sound of slot machines may soon ring in the air along the Hunts Point waterfront in the South Bronx if a local politician gets her wishes. On April 9th, New York…

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The Bronx Hall of Justice Is Falling Apart and No One Knows How to Stop It

by Greg B. Smith, THE CITY This article was originally published on Feb 20 at 7:01pm EST by THE CITY When it opened in 2008, the loftily named Bronx Hall of Justice was billed as the crown jewel of New York’s court system — the biggest courthouse in the state, sheathed in glass and housing…

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Brand new apartments now available as low as $650 a month for 3 bedroom units on the Grand Concourse

MOTT HAVEN—Applications are now being accepted for 277 brand-new apartments in the tallest building on the Grand Concourse via New York City’s Housing Connect affordable housing lottery website. Located at 425 Grand Concourse, at the site of the tragically demolished landmarked PS 31 aka ‘Castle on the Concourse’, the 26-story building is also currently the…

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Proposed redistricting will link the South Bronx with Riverdale; East Bronx with Long Island and Westchester

For decades, the Congressional District representing most of the South Bronx, currently the 15th Congressional District of New York, has been labeled as the poorest such district in the nation where the median income household income is $31,061. Currently comprised of neighborhoods like Mott Haven, Melrose, Hunts Point, Port Morris, University Heights, Highbridge, Morrisania, Fordham,…

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Sky-high rents at new South Bronx luxury development usher in a new phase in the gentrification of borough

Several years ago, newer developments in the South Bronx, particularly in the Port Morris and Mott Haven area, were renting luxury apartments with rents as high as just over $4,000 for four bedrooms over at the Clocktower expansion along Bruckner Boulevard. Now, leasing has begun at Bankside, the South Bronx’s largest luxury development and most…

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City moves closer to fixing dangerous Bronx road to Westchester

A vital, yet dangerous connection between The Bronx and Westchester County has taken a step closer to remediation of constant flooding and icing during the winter creating hazardous conditions. For residents of the Northeast Bronx, especially those living on City Island, Shore Road is a vital and direct connection to Lower Westchester, and, in particular,…

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