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Special Election Day is Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Polls are open from 6am to 9pm.

Tuesday, February 13 — Special Election in the Bronx Assembly District 77

Voters in the Bronx will head to the polls on Tuesday to cast their ballots in special elections to fill a vacant state Assembly seat in the West Bronx — which covers Claremont, Concourse, Highbridge, Mount Eden and Morris Heights. […]

by · February 12, 2024 · Bronx Politics, News
Photo credit: Don Pollard/Office of Governor Kathy Hochul

Don’t Undermine Access To Healthcare In The Bronx

By Dr. Jerry Balentine   Underserved communities in the Bronx, where health disparities run rampant, may find themselves on the front lines of a new crisis.   Gov. Kathy Hochul will soon decide whether to sign a well-intended but deeply […]

by · January 2, 2024 · Op Ed, Opinion
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 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 […]


Aspiring Model Shot Dead in Forest Houses

by David Greene An aspiring model was shot dead after a dispute inside the stairwell at the Forest Houses in the Morrisania section of the borough. Police say Aaliyah Alder, 21, of Mott Haven, was discovered by officers on the […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Crime, News


Local basketball tournament works to build stronger community, lift up future generations   State Senator Jeff Klein,  together with the New York City Housing Authority, Throggs Neck Houses Residents’ Council, 45th Precinct, the New York City Fire Department, Police Service […]

Morgan Powell 1973-2014

Morgan Powell 1973-2014

Thousands of us have participated in local history and nature walks led by Morgan Powell. Others knew him in different capacities: a researcher, educator, blogger, environmentalist and community activist. Morgan recently passed away. His body was found in Brooklyn. We […]

by · October 9, 2014 · Bronx Personalities, Local News
Green Day Event at El Batey de Dona Provi Community Garden

Green Day Event at El Batey de Dona Provi Community Garden

Come on out on Saturday, July 26 between 2 -5 to El Batey de Dona Provi Community Garden for a Green Day Event! Learn about community gardening, volunteer activities and visit the low cost flea market. Located on 178th Street […]

by · July 20, 2014 · Bulletin Board
Waterfront Justice Town Hall meeting

Waterfront Justice Town Hall meeting

Come on out tonight to the Point for a Town Hall meeting regarding Waterfront Justice issues.

by · April 23, 2014 · Local News
Limited Edition Chief69 Tag T-Shirt

Limited Edition Chief69 Tag T-Shirt

  Nelson “El Cacique Sesenta Nueve” “Chief69” Seda, 22, is a Brooklyn born, Bronx based bboy, emcee, graffiti artist and community organizer.

by · April 13, 2014 · Local News
“Tomorrow” by Akihiro Ito

“Tomorrow” by Akihiro Ito

On the north east corner of Fordham Rd and Webster Avenue stands a nine foot wooden art installation by Japanese artist Akihiro Ito. Today I had the unexpected pleasure of watching him put the final touches to his piece entitled […]

by · April 12, 2014 · Local News

Ann Clair’s Big Sandwich

Guest post written by Bronx Hipster’s Ruth Papazian Family-owned Ann Clair’s Salumeria has been the home of “The Big Sandwich” in the East Bronx neighborhood of Morris Park for more than 40 years. It takes roughly 15 minutes and seven pounds […]

by · February 18, 2014 · Business, Special Sections