Articles by: David Greene

Actor Chazz Palminteri returns to his old neighborhood of Belmont to announce a new memorabilia line based on the film and play, "A Bronx Tale."--Photo by David Greene

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection by David Greene Actor Chazz Palminteri returned to his favorite bakery in his old neighborhood of Belmont, to announce a new memorabilia line based on his 1993 film and current […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Entertainment, News
“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe by David Greene Customers of the Woodlawn Cafe will be able to relax a bit easier as they sip Margarita’s after this coming Friday, when the disgruntled […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Witnesses say that it was a miracle that no one was struck on the busy corner.--Photo by Jonathan Espinosa

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers by David Greene Holiday shoppers along the busy Pelham Parkway business district had to dive for cover, as an automobile mounted the sidewalk and struck two storefronts. Police and fire departments units were dispatched […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Volunteers served more than 450 meals during a Thanksgiving dinner held at the Fordham United Methodist Church on Marion Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Bronx

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Bronx by David Greene Hundreds of volunteers at church’s and community centers across the borough joined together to cook, eat and pray together as Thanksgiving 2017 was celebrated across the borough on Thursday, November 23. More […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Community Affairs, Holidays
Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event by David Greene President Donald Trump returned home briefly for a victory lap as he attended three campaign fundraisers in Manhattan, just hours after Senate Republicans passed the first tax overhaul in 30 […]

Norwood residents (l-r): Kenny Badger and Joe Medina meet for the first time after they defeated Pokemon GO character "Vaporeon."--Photo by David Greene

Pokemon Battle Royale at Landmark ‘Keeper’s House’

Pokemon Battle Royale at Landmark ‘Keeper’s House’ by David Greene Few residents witnessed the fiery twenty-minute “Pokemon GO” battle that took place recently outside the dedicated landmark, ‘The keeper’s House,’ at 3400 Reservoir Oval East, but it was brutal. That’s […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Entertainment, Gaming
Runners make their way from the outer boroughs before reaching the Bronx and heading to the finish line in Central Park.--Photo by David Greene

Hundreds Support Marathon Runners

Hundreds of Bronxites greeted the 50,000 expected participants of this year’s New York City Marathon, held on Sunday, November 5. Two-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the race with a time of 2:10:56. Fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang was […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Sports
Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s by David Greene This week we asked sports fans their thoughts on the NFL players protest of kneeling during the National Anthem. “There kneeling for a good cause. The way the world is right now, […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Opinion, Photos
Members of the NYPD's 42nd Precinct are all set for a spook-tacular event.--Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Public Invited to ‘Haunted Cells’ Tour at 42nd Precinct

Public Invited to ‘Haunted Cells’ Tour at 42nd Precinct by David Greene The NYPD invited the general public to visit the 42nd Precincts Halloween Haunted Cells on 10-31-17, at 830 Washington Avenue. Officials warned that no one under 12 years […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Local Events, News, Photos
The contractor of the nearly completed, problem-plagued  11-story apartment building at 3084 Webster Avenue has accumulated $82,000 in unpaid fines.--Photo by David Greene

Building Boom Temporarily Halted in Norwood

Building Boom Temporarily Halted in Norwood by David Greene Two of three apartment buildings currently under construction along Webster Avenue were recently slapped with stop -worker orders, temporarily halting Norwood’s building boom. Officials at the Department of Buildings (DOB) confirmed […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Housing, Local News, News
Morris Park residents say a nut with an ax chopped down this newly planted tree along Rhinlander Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Morris Park Residents on the Lookout for Nut with Ax

Morris Park Residents on the Lookout for Nut with Ax by David Greene Residents along Rhinlander Avenue in the Morris Park section are on the look out for a man with an ax, after the still-unknown assailant chopped down a […]

by · October 29, 2017 · Local News, News
A heavy police presence at the school a day after two teens were stabbed, one fatally.--Photo by David Greene

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was by David Greene Parents at the Urban Assembly School in West Farms are slowly getting back to normalcy– after two teens were stabbed in what officials described as […]

by · October 21, 2017 · Local News, News
A crowd of 10,000 participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach on Sunday.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach by David Greene Bronxites from across the borough turned out for an early morning walk as part of the 15th annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Bronx […]

by · October 17, 2017 · Local Events, Local News, News
FDNY brass stand with donated items headed for Puerto Rico.--Photo by David Greene

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico by David Greene Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by First Lady Chirlane McCray, Senator Gustavo Rivera and members of the musical group Black Eyed Peas outside of FDNY’s EMS Station 26 […]

by · October 16, 2017 · News
Officials hope enough signatures will save the Christopher Columbus statue from being being removed in Columbus Circle.--Photo by David Greene

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue by David Greene Several local officials joined forces moments before the start of the 41st annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade kicked off, in announcing a petition drive to halt the growing calls […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Local Events, News