Archive for January, 2014

Million Dollar (East) Bronx

Written by Adam Bermudez While many think of The Bronx as a borough of apartments and affordable housing, here are four houses for sale (not in Riverdale!) that break the million dollar mark. City Island: A two family on Tier […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

DNAinfo: Tons of Counterfeit Hundreds On City Streets

Written by Adam Bermudez The new 100 dollar bill. Photo c/o According to investigative reporter Murray Weiss at, the government has been dealing with a major counterfeit cash problem locally for years. “An international counterfeiting ring has been […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

First “Urban Poets Society” Meeting At Bruckner Bar

Bruckner Bar. Photo c/o Charlie Samboy. On January 30th, the Urban Poet Society, a new Bronx based literary organization, will be meeting at Bruckner Bar for its first gathering from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The first book to be […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

90s Sitcom Stars Reunite on Super Bowl Sunday

Written by Adam Bermudez Football and… Seinfeld and Full House? Oh my! The Bronx and the rest of the world are going to be partying like its 199something this weekend as two commercials featuring 90s comedic mainstays hit the airwaves. […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Domestic News

In New York, Cuddling Is The Newest Profession?

Written by Adam Bermudez Need a hug? Need more than a hug? Want to keep it legal and safe? Of course you do. The New York Daily News has gone under the covers with New York City’s first official professional […]

by · January 30, 2014 · Local News

Study Shows Obesity Begins Earlier In Childhood

Written by Adam Bermudez Video c/o The Associated Press. In a study released yesterday by the New England Journal of Medicine available here, Emory University researchers found that incident obesity between the ages of 5 and 14 years was more […]

by · January 30, 2014 · World News

Housing Court Forum

by · January 29, 2014 · Uncategorized

Bronx Dominates First CC Public Safety Committee Meeting, Pushed NYPD To Release Park Crimes Info

Written by Adam R. Bermudez Councilman James Vacca (third from the l), Councilman Ritchie Torres (fourth from l), Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson (sixth from the l), among Public Safety Committee colleagues. c/o With a new Bronx chair and two Bronxites […]

by · January 29, 2014 · Local News

US Peace Memorial

World Peace: A First Step Commentary for the Special Issue on Peace, Conflict and War Michael D. Knox* University of South Florida & US Peace Memorial Foundation The first step in achieving peace on earth must be the elimination of […]

by · January 29, 2014 · Uncategorized

Shots Fired In Van Nest By NYPD. Erratic Driver apprehended

Written by Adam Bermudez On Tuesday night at approximately 4:45pm, a NYPD officer noticed a van driving erratic and attempted to stop the van. After the van rammed a car and went the wrong way on a one way street, […]

by · January 29, 2014 · Local News

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance Monthly Meeting – Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014, 7pm


by · January 29, 2014 · Uncategorized

Staten Island Congressman Goes Off On NY1 Reporter

Written by Adam R. Bermudez Michael Grimm, a second term Republican Congressman, did not like the direction of an interview last night after the State of the Union and decided physically threatening a reporter was the best course of action.

by · January 29, 2014 · Local News

Councilman Calls for Increased Physical Activity To Promote Creativity In Schools

Written by Adam R. Bermudez Councilman Andy King empathizes with kids stuck for hours at their desks and wants to do something about it. Speaking on BronxTalk on Monday night with host Gary Axelbank, King called for more physical activity […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Local News

Speaker Puts Hostos In The Spotlight

Written by Adam R. Bermudez New City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is putting Hostos Community College in the news both today and tomorrow. Located in her newly mapped 8th District in the South Bronx on the Grand Concourse, Hostos CC […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Local News

Community Board #8’s February 2014 Meeting Calendar

by · January 28, 2014 · Bulletin Board