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It’s not a perfect system — far from it, in fact. Indeed, some Marble Hill, Kingsbridge and Riverdale residents know all too well of the city’s 311 system’s shortcomings when it comes to actually addressing their complaints. But now some local lawmakers are looking to fix it. more
A pair of developers looking for the city’s help to build a nine-story mixed-use building at 5278 Post Road might have found a new hurdle beyond the rock outcroppings on the property they believe should give their plan special consideration. more
A state lawmaker seeks to empower embattled tenants to take their landlords to task for alleged rent overcharges by giving them more time to take action — much more time. more
Most days, Tracy Shuler drives from Brooklyn to Spuyten Duyvil, where he pours soul and strength into his job as a doorman greeting those who come home to 2465 Palisade Ave. more
Ruben Diaz Jr., heralded a Bronx that is surging upward and onward on multiple fronts — while also stressing the need for vast improvements on a plethora of others — in his 10th state of the borough address. more
They care so deeply about the planet, they huddled in front of U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel’s office Feb. 6, under a gray sky as ominous as their message, to deliver what they see as nothing less than a radical, urgent charge to their local congressman. more
Multitasking smokers looking to pick up smokes and pills in one fell swoop at their local pharmacy are out of luck. more
It was a chilly evening last week for some 200 protesters in front of a Mount Eden community center on a somewhat somber strip of Jerome Avenue reiterating a collective cry: Rent is “too damn high,” and “it ain’t right.” more
Trekking to the eastern part of the borough could soon be a whole lot easier, and riders have a couple of Riverdale powerbrokers to thank for it. more
A pernicious loophole plaguing struggling renters has the Bronx borough president quite worried. more
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