Keyword: Community Board 8
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Runners, cyclists, weekend warriors and others craving a greenway for the Bronx can celebrate an important step in what’s been a drawn-out battle to make the trail come true — it’s feasible. At least according to the final report from a comprehensive Metro-North study. more
The casual observer probably wouldn’t guess David Obelcz is homeless. A series of misfortunes largely beyond his control plagued Obelcz over the past two years  — including a roommate he claims surreptitiously squandered his rent money on alcohol, leading to an eviction. more
Let’s be clear: Passion is absolutely no excuse for rudeness. more
More than 100 people showed up to Community Board 8’s land use committee meeting last week to protest the proposed demolition and apartment building construction where the nearly century-old Villa Rosa Bonheur sits in pieces. more
Something about the water tasted wrong to Gary Axelbank. It caught him off-guard, and he couldn’t figure out what the problem was. more
Saving what some claim is one of the original Bronx apartment buildings is what motivated more than 100 people to show up to Thursday's land use committee meeting at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale — but what had many neighbors the most concerned was whether demolition crews at 2395 Palisade Ave., were properly disposing of the potentially lethal material, asbestos. more
A stray cookout or two — though technically forbidden — isn’t the worst thing that could happen along Washington’s Walk. more
Newly installed bus bulbs on West 242nd Street and Broadway are not brightening the day of many businesses in the neighborhood, creating what they describe as problems with traffic, congestion and loss of much-needed parking. more
Seemingly chronic construction — ripping up streets, causing detours, and just overall nuisance — often blamed on Con Edison extends beyond Johnson Avenue. Having snaked over to Riverdale Avenue, it’s been more bothersome for some local businesses than others. more
Bicycle enthusiasts and carbon footprint-conscious commuters have joined forces to take on a common threat— the 19-month closing of the pedestrian access to the Henry Hudson Bridge. more
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