Articles by: David Greene

Despite promoting a new comedy night, the Beso Lounge shut it's doors after throwing a farewell party at the club on Saturday, June 10. Photo by David Greene

Beso Closing Leaves Last Bar in Norwood

Beso Closing Leaves Last Bar in Norwood by David Greene The once Irish neighborhood of Norwood that had more that 20 bars that thrived along Bainbridge Avenue and East 204 Street in the mid 1990’s, is down to it’s last […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Local News, News
The name Fort Apache reportedly came from a cop answering the phone at the station-house used the tern in describing the police station as being under attack. Photo by David Greene

‘FORT APACHE’ COPS RECALL GOOD TIMES

‘Fort Apache’ Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene   More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they […]

Despite promoting a new comedy night, the Beso Lounge shut it's doors after throwing a farewell party at the club on Saturday, June 10. Photo by David Greene

BESO LOUNGE CLOSING LEAVES LAST BAR IN NORWOOD

BESO CLOSING LEAVES LAST BAR IN NORWOOD¬†     The once Irish neighborhood of Norwood that had more that 20 bars that thrived along Bainbridge Avenue and East 204 Street in the mid 1990’s, is down to it’s last bar […]

by · June 20, 2017 · Entertainment, News
The FDNY responded to the blaze with a massive response of manpower, including units from as far away as Manhattan. Photo by David Greene

7 INJURED IN NORWOOD APARTMENT FIRE

7 Injured in Norwood Apartment Fire by David Greene Seven people were injured including four children, after a fast moving fire broke out in a six-story, non-fire proof building on Perry Avenue. A massive response by police and fire officials […]

by · June 20, 2017 · News
Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital

Groundbreaking Held for Fisher Houses at Bronx V.A. Hospital by David Greene Several hundred veterans and invited guests gathered under a tent to attend a groundbreaking for the new Fisher Houses that will be built on the grounds of the […]

by · June 16, 2017 · Housing, Veterans
Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they reminisced […]

Longwood photographer Clarisel Gonzalez is interviewed next to some of her photographs featured in a new exhibit. Photo by David Greene

THE BRONX CAPTURED ON FILM

Some of the “Bronx Photographers” featured in a new photography exhibit at Metropolitan College. Photo by David Greene By David Greene   Photographer and organizer Walter Pofeldt is interviewed next to some of his work. Photo by David Greene A […]

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway by David Greene Police are still looking for the armed gunman who attempted to make an early withdrawal at a bank in the Pelham Parkway section. More than a week after police […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Crime, Local News
The large crowd gathered for the unveiling of a new street sign that honors Latin music star Prince Royce along the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

4 More Legends Added to Bronx Week’s Walk of Fame

4 More Legends Added to Bronx Week’s Walk of Fame by David Greene Ten days of Bronx Week festivities that kicked off on May 11 has culminated with four former Bronxites who were immortalized along the Bronx Walk of Fame […]

by · June 5, 2017 · News, Photos
Mayor Ends Week in Bronx with Visit to Bronx House, Orchard Beach

Mayor Ends Week in Bronx with Visit to Bronx House, Orchard Beach

Mayor Ends Week in Bronx with Visit to Bronx House, Orchard Beach by David Greene Mayor Bill de Blasio capped off his week-long visit to the Bronx, titled, “City Hall in Your Borough,” on Friday, May 26. While working out […]

by · May 30, 2017 · News
A young girl brings her stuffed animal to Montefiore's Wakefield Campus on May 9.--Photo by David Greene

TEDDY BEAR ER HOSTED AT MONTEFIORE

  by David Greene Dozens of children with broken or worn teddy bears came out to Montefiore Hospital’s Wakefield Campus on East 233 Street on Saturday, May 9, where they were presented with new teddy bears.     Children 12 […]

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Community Events, Holidays
Darryl McCray (white hat) joins his fellow graffiti artists from Philadelphia. Photo by David Greene

Old Timer’s Day Held for Legends of Graffiti

Old Timer’s Day Held for Legends of Graffiti by David Greene More than 100 graffiti artists from several states converged on a street in the Allerton section to pay homage to the founders of modern day graffiti. Billed as the […]

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has responded in regard to a level 2 sex offender who recently moved into the Throgs Neck Houses. In […]

Red-Tailed Hawks now watch over the students and faculty of Bronx Community College in University Heights.--Photo by David Greene

Hawk Sightings on the Rise [PHOTOS]

Hawk Sightings on the Rise by David Greene Sightings of Red-tailed Hawks along Webster Avenue in Claremont Village or near the DeWitt Clinton High School along Mosholu Parkway have been regular occurrences for years however, in the last several weeks […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Local News, News, Photos