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Lottery Now Open for 161 New Apartments in Melrose

A brand new development in the Melrose neighborhood of The Bronx that’s nearing completion is now accepting applications for some truly affordable units. Cauldwell Avenue Apartments, located at 735 Cauldwell Avenue and…

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Housing Lottery Now Open for New Affordable Housing in Bedford Park

New York City’s affordable housing lottery is now open for a new residential development in the Bedford park neighborhood of The Bronx. Located at 16 E 204th Street at the corner of Jerome, Villa Gardens is a 12 story, 52 unit development with a mix of studios, 1, 2, and 3 bedroom units. The affordability…

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At the Site of a Former Bronx Jail, a New Development Rises…and Hope

For over half a century, Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Hunts Point, stood as a monument to everything that was wrong with the criminal justice system in The Bronx. The youth that was detained there suffered horrific conditions and abuse at the hands of those who were supposed to care for them and in charge…

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Summer of ’67: When Two Planes Crashed in The Bronx

Towards the end of the summer of 1967, The Bronx experience not one but two fatal plane crashes. On September 16 of that year, 6 people died as a twin engine private plane crashed into the famous rocks of St Mary’s Park on E 149th Street just 10 minutes after taking off from LaGuardia Airport.…

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Apply for Brand New Apartments in Hunts Point

94 brand new apartments are now available via New York City’s affordable housing program lottery in Hunts Point with studios renting at $748/month, 1 bedroom units at $948/mo, and 2 bedroom units at $1,148/mo. Located at 985 Bruckner Boulevard, the 94 units are part of a larger 215 unit development offering a mix of housing…

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The Bronx’s First LGBT Friendly Senior Housing Now Accepting Applications

LGBTQ identifying seniors are one of the most neglected groups within our communities but Crotona Senior Housing is looking to change that. Billed as the first LGBTQ development geared towards seniors in The Bronx, and one of the first in New York City, the 57 unit development is designed to support this very segment. A…

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MTA Increases Speed Limit on the 4/5 & 6 Lines

If this week’s commute along the 4, 5 and 6 line seem a bit faster through Manhattan, you’re not dreaming. Last Friday the MTA began increasing the speed limits along different sections on the Lexington Avenue line stretching from The Bronx down to Canal Street according to amNY. Around Union Square, amNY reports that speeds…

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