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  1. At Mile 20, the Bronx Cheers Are All SupportiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | The New York Times

    Cowbells rang, Matracas rattled and Elvia Negron-Perez, who has completed 12 New York City Marathons, offered runners in Sunday's race relief at her folding table along 135th Street in the Bronx. Dressed as "Super Boricua," Negron-Perez stood a few feet north of the Mile 20 marker wearing a Puerto Rican flag draped over her shoulders and wristbands emblazoned with its image.


  2. The Hunt: Searching for an Extra Hour of SleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | The New York Times

    After he moved to New York in 2001, Darrell E. Roberson bounced around the Bronx and Harlem, often sharing an apartment with roommates. "People were moving in and out of town, or people had life happening, and that caused me to shift my plans," he said.


  3. 'Robbed' of His Life by a Wrongful Conviction. Now Free, and Bewildered.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | The New York Times

    Larry McKee's eyes lost their glimmer the second he stepped out of a car on a recent morning and recognized the Bronx corner where a street fight derailed his life more than 20 years ago. Mr. McKee had returned to the corner in Morris Heights to make peace with his past, he said somberly, but most importantly to embrace his future.


  4. The Bronx Is Great, ThonxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | The New York Times

    The borough is building, and the bulk of new construction is still comparatively affordable. Just don't call it the next Brooklyn.


  5. Wander the Halls, Say Hello: A New Approach to School SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | The New York Times

    School districts across the country have added new layers of security to their buildings, and the federal government has signaled a willingness to arm teachers in the wake of the Parkland, Fla., massacre. But on the first day of school, New York tacked in a different direction.


  6. Remains Found in 2 Bronx Parks Belong to Same Woman, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The New York Times

    Human remains found stuffed in trash bags at two Bronx parks over the past week belong to the same woman, and the authorities say she was beaten to death. Park visitors discovered the woman's arms and feet in three trash bags underneath a pier in Baretto Point Park in Hunts Point on Tuesday evening, four days after her head and torso were found two miles away in Crotona Park, the police said.


  7. Living In: Morris Park, Bronx: Where Congeniality FlourishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The New York Times

    The area has welcomed waves of newcomers, but still looks much as it did when the boxer Jake LaMotta and the TV host Regis Philbin lived there. Three years ago, Orlando Marrero was newly divorced and taking comfort at Patricia's of Morris Park, a maternal hug of an Italian restaurant in this eastern Bronx neighborhood.


  8. Echoes of Gunshots and 'Goodfellas' on a Quiet Bronx StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | The New York Times

    The shots popped at 6:30 on the sunny morning of July 11, at the corner of a quiet street near the water in the Bronx. Just off Tierney Place in Throgs Neck, Salvatore Zottola, 41, was ambushed by an assassin, who sped off while Mr. Zottola, full of gunshot wounds, rolled on the pavement.


  9. Speedy Trials Return to a Bronx Court Known for Delays and DysfunctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The New York Times

    People facing misdemeanor charges in the Bronx will have the ability to make a formal request to have their cases tracked for a speedy trial under a court settlement signed on Thursday between the state court system and defendants who filed a class-action suit over intractable delays and dysfunction in the Bronx Criminal Court system. The Bronx Defenders had sued in 2016 on behalf of several defendants who claimed the endemic delays in resolving misdemeanor cases in the Bronx violated their constitutional right to a speedy trial.


  10. Bodega Where Teenager Was Killed to Reopen, and Community Is AngryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | The New York Times

    The Bronx bodega where Trinitario gang members stabbed a teenage boy to death has become the center of a heated debate over how the space might memorialize the young man's life. In the days after the death of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, neighbors boycotted the shop and forced it to close, complaining the owner had not done enough to shield the boy from the machete-yielding gang.


  11. Hurricane Maria Casts Shadow Over Puerto Rican ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | The New York Times

    In the beginning, and the middle, and the end, as always, there was the Puerto Rican flag: countless thousands of them waving as the National Puerto Rican Day Parade marched and danced up Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday in the steady drizzle, flags worn as ponchos, flags adorning T-shirts and hats and flip-flops. But there was also a different version of the flag on display this year: black and white instead of red, white and blue, stripped of color to remind spectators - and anyone in Washington who might have been watching - of the parade's grim backdrop: the destruction and continuing aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and what many view as the federal government's inadequate response to the disaster.


  12. New York Today: New York Today: Inside the Greenhouse That Grows the City's FlowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | The New York Times

    Three greenhouses are responsible for the infinite colorful blooms in parks across the city: Greenbelt Native Plant Center on Staten Island, Forest Park Greenhouse in Queens and Citywide Nursery in the Bronx, which we explored on a recent rainy morning. What we discovered there, in a corner of Van Cortlandt Park, was a farmlike oasis that left us feeling as though we were in some upstate countryside, rather than within earshot of the jammed-up Major Deegan.


  13. As Calls for Action Crescendo, de Blasio Takes On Segregated SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    Mayor Bill de Blasio rode into office on themes of social justice, but even though New York City has one of the most segregated school systems in the country, he was all but silent on the issue during the first years of his administration, reluctant even to use the word "segregation." But the politics around the issue have changed, and with his re-election behind him, Mr. de Blasio this weekend showed his willingness to take on some of the most fiercely guarded schools in the system, proposing that the city's specialized high schools stop admitting students based on a single test.


  14. 12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | The New York Times

    Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead. JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE at the Music Hall of Williamsburg .


  15. Books News: Coming Soon to the Bronx, a Long Overdue Book FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | The New York Times

    "This is where I bought most of my books," Saraciea J. Fennell said, pointing out to East Fordham Road in the Bronx from the Starbucks where we met in April. Among the check cashing locations, pawn shops and bodegas that lined the commercial thoroughfare when she was growing up, she said, were street vendors selling an assortment of books - from urban fiction to dictionaries.


  16. Ex-Lieutenant at Federal Jail Convicted of Sexually Assaulting InmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | The New York Times

    A former lieutenant at Brooklyn's federal jail was convicted on Monday of sexually assaulting five female inmates, bringing a close to a yearlong prosecution that involved two other guards at the jail and exposed a pattern of abuse at the facility, the Metropolitan Detention Center. After three days of deliberation, a jury in Federal District Court in Brooklyn issued a guilty verdict against the latest defendant, Eugenio Perez, 47. Mr. Perez was charged in May 2017 with forcing five female inmates at what is known as the M.D.C. to perform oral sex on him.


  17. In New York High Schools, the Sound of Music Is MutedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | The New York Times

    When Carmen Laboy taught music at Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx, beginning in 1985, there were three concert bands. The pep band blasted "MalagueA a" and Sousa marches on the sidelines at basketball games, and floated down Morris Park Avenue during the Columbus Day parade.


  18. Steven Marcus, Columbia Scholar and Literary Critic, Dies at 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | The New York Times

    Steven Marcus, a Columbia College professor who transformed literary criticism into a lens on history and society by revealing a subculture of Victorian pornography and psychoanalyzing characters in Charles Dickens's novels, died on Wednesday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 89. His wife, Gertrud Lenzer, a former professor of sociology and children's studies at Brooklyn College and the City University of New York's Graduate Center, said the cause was cardiac arrest.


  19. No Need to Flash-Forward to 2021: Mayoral Hopefuls Already EngagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | The New York Times

    Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Caitlin Ochs for The New York Times, Alba Vigaray/EPA, via Shutterstock, Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for TBS It has not been four months since Mayor Bill de Blasio's inauguration , and already a group of eager politicians is maneuvering to take his place. The Bronx borough president, Ruben Diaz Jr., was the first to declare; he filed papers last month stating that he was a candidate for mayor.


  20. John Amirante, Longtime Anthem Singer for the Rangers, Dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | The New York Times

    His wife, Annie, told the Rangers he died of natural causes Tuesday in New York after about a week in the hospital. The Bronx-born Amirante sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Rangers games at Madison Square Garden from 1980 until he retired in 2015 and on special occasions afterward.


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