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Fire spreads to several stores in The Bronx

The FDNY responded to a five-alarm fire in the University Heights section of The Bronx on Wednesday.  At least seven stores including a supermarket at University Place and West Burnside Ave. were affected. The fire broke out at about 5:30 a.m. At least 168 firefighters were on the scene. No injuries were reported. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Arrest Made In 2012 Murder Of 88-Year-Old Bronx Woman

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have charged a homeless woman in the 2012 beating death of a Bronx grandmother. Evelyn Shapiro, 88, was found dead inside her ransacked apartment at the Pelham Parkway Houses on June 16, 2012. Shapiro was found with groceries scattered around her. The cause of death was determined to be blunt force […]

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Do Some Shopping at This Weekend

Do Some Shopping at This Weekend’s Bronx Holiday Market

The South Bronx Farmers Market is putting on the event. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Sunday, December 14, 2014 | 2:09am

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Authors of a volume of Bronx memoirs pose at a recent book launch event. The project challenges stereotypes about the borough.

Reality vs. Reputation: A Peoples’ Memoir of the Bronx

Marguerite Ward Authors of a volume of Bronx memoirs pose at a recent book launch event. The project challenges stereotypes about the borough. It was early morning New Year’s Day in 1999, when Orlando Ferrand, a resident of Manhattan at the time, hopped on a subway train headed toward the Bronx. He was heavily intoxicated […]

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. talks with Mayor de Blasio in this file photo. According to Diaz, there

Bronx BP Disses Anarchists and Gives a New View on Gentrification

Diana Robinson for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. talks with Mayor de Blasio in this file photo. According to Diaz, there’s disagreement about what shape the mayor’s housing plan should take in the Bronx—and Diaz’s view is the right one. The gentrification debate usually revolves around the […]

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Bronx brewery offers discounted pints for toy donations

Gun Hill Brewery is enticing people to drop off an unwrapped Christmas toy for discounted beer. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Bronx businesses band together to start ‘Salsa Row’

This spicy shopping strip may soon be spruced up. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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One in critical condition after five care pileup in the Bronx

A five car pileup in the Bronx has left one person fighting for their life and 11 others injured in a Monday morning wreck, officials said. Cops believe a drunk… | Metro | New York Post

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Woman’s decomposed body found in Bronx apartment

Police say a 64-year-old woman’s decomposed body has been found inside the Bronx apartment she shared with her daughter. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Affordable and luxury housing sectors heat up in the Bronx

Historically, The Bronx’s stock of residential buildings has been well-equipped. By 1934, nearly all apartments had private bathrooms, central heat and hot water, according to the Bronx Community Historical Society…. | Real Estate | New York Post

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Tools of the trade.

Applications Open for Bronx Investigative Reporting Internship

Murphy Tools of the trade. City Limits is now recruiting for the winter/spring 2015 session of its Bronx Investigative Internship. The program is open to Bronx high-school and college-aged students who can commit to 10 hours of work per week from mid-January through April. The 10 hours include mandatory group sessions on Mondays and Thursdays […]

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Stray bullet hits school bus in Bronx, driver hurt

A stray bullet crashed through a school bus in the Bronx and injured the driver Thursday afternoon, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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NYPD: Girl abducted in the Bronx

The NYPD is searching for a 3-year-old who was abducted at about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Bronx.Police believe the girl’s mother’s ex -boyfriend took the child from Haviland Avenue in the Castle Hill section. Cops are looking for 1997 white Nissan Maxima. myfoxny.com – NYC News

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Man, 61, killed by Bronx D train in front of wife

Emergency responders rushed to Grand Concourse and E. 167th St. in the Bronx about 8:45 a.m., but Wai Kuen Kwok, 61, could not be saved, authorities said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Bronx building tagged by Banksy to get rental units

The Elton Ave. building used as a canvas by the celebrity street artist is being converted into what may be the first market-rate apartments in years in the Melrose neighborhood. New York News – NY Daily News

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