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For some New Yorkers, water knowledge can sometimes be a mystery. more
As the owner of Flowers by Zenda, Orlando Kross peddles petals and foliage, sure. But he’s also a crucial set of eyes along a pulsing stretch of Broadway in the bustling, high-traffic community known as Marble Hill. more
After lead poisoned her daughter, Tiesha Jones set upon a mission to ensure it didn’t happen to anyone else’s child. She’s teamed up with state Sen. Gustavo Rivera to fashion a bill to expand the number of children considered at risk for lead poisoning in both public and private housing. more
Yetta Lazri pours her soul into running her salon. Yet, showing up to work at a shopping strip dotted with empty storefronts can be downright demoralizing. more
In a sprawling borough blanketed by parkland, maintaining all that green space is no small task. So it may come as no surprise that parts of Van Cortlandt Park — or smaller ones like Spuyten Duyvil’s Ewen and Shorefront — look a little rough around the edges. more
Yechiel Kamioner’s life changed forever in 1939. He was 19 when German soldiers bombed his Wielun, Poland, home. more
While it’s typically not as violent as other parts of the Bronx, another bloody weekend in Kingsbridge proved the 5-0 still isn’t immune to deadly crime. more
Before they were business partners, they were just two artists who happened to fall in love at an art exhibit in White Plains. more
Community Board 8 rejected its high rise plans, but the Hebrew Home is hoping the borough president will be more sympathetic to its plea that it must change to survive. more
People aren’t the only ones rushing up the steps at 3660 Waldo Ave. Rats have joined the West 238th Street community, adding to a list of unwelcome guests that include trash and graffiti that is strewn and sprayed along the steps. more
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