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Bartow-Pell Mansion; The Jewel Of The Northeast Bronx

Hidden from plain view, Bartow-Pell Mansion has been sitting inside what is now modern-day Pelham Bay Park—New York City’s largest park at 2,772 acres—since 1842 after 6 years of construction. You’ve probably…

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17 US Presidents Who Visited The Bronx

Here’s a wonderful historical post by Olga Luz Tirado, executive director of The Bronx Tourism Council on US Presidents who visited The Bronx. Our borough has a rich presidential history that you may not be aware of! 17 U.S. PRESIDENTS WHO VISITED THE BRONXBy Olga Luz Tirado On February 12th we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday…

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Presidents’ Day: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, & The Bronx

This article was originally published February 16, 2015. While many of us are off today for Presidents’ Day, do you know the connections that The Bronx has to Washington and Lincoln? Some of you may already know your Bronx history, especially if you’ve read our Bronx Facts we’ve been compiling since last year but since…

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MTA’s Uber Plan to Give Late-Shift Riders a Lyft

Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. New Yorkers who work the late shift could get an unexpected boost to their commutes by June — through partnerships between the MTA and ride-hailing companies, THE CITY has learned. The MTA recently began…

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48 Pictures of Our Beautiful Bronx

The Bronx is a magical place full of extremes that makes us one of the most special places on earth. From the South Bronx to one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country; from urban grit to suburban estates and landlocked neighborhoods to ones completely surrounded by water. In short: There’s something for everyone who…

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