Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Round'em Up

Here are some Bronx-related stories we've rounded up you, our lovely readers, while trolling the interweb with our horse and lasso this fine morning (I was out of town for a few days, so this round up will be going back a few days...):

Kappy got the exclusive scoop: Carrion headed to DC [Daily News]

Giorgio Armani visits art center he funded in the BoogieDown... He even rode the subway and left his scarf as a 'parting gift' for fellow straphanger. Hmmm... Mildly insulting?
[New York Times 'The Moment'] and [Cityfile]

13 year old guitar prodigy hails from the BoogieDowner
[Daily News]

The Bronx had the pleasure of hosting the NYPD's Mubai-style terror training [Associated Press]

Long-time Bronx detective retires [Daily News]

Crappy economy hitting Bronxites hard [Daily News]

South Bronx community activist honored with street naming [NY1]

The Silver Fox's weekly column was juicy as always... [Daily News]

Parsons 'Design Workshop' transforms a Bronx rooftop into an outdoor garden and kitchen for young adults transitioning out of foster care [Architectural Record]

WHEDCO's Intervale Green gets more press for provided energy-saving measures for its low-income residents [Time]

MetroPCS, a low-cost cell phone provider, sets up shop in the BoogieDown []

African American kids in Baychester charter school learning Korean [Daily News]


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