Tuesday, March 31, 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:

A bare minimum estimate for a family of 4 taking in a game at the new Yankee Stadium comes in at $160 [NY1] (BD Note: This reports says that "Soda prices have stayed the same at $6, the same price as the cheapest available beer." Since when is soda the same price as beer? That strikes me as completely insane.)

But yet most local residents are still psyched for the opening of the new Yankee Stadium [NY1]

England's Children's Secretary has visited Bronx Academy to see how they could possibly adapt similar educational practices across the pond [BBC News]

Trouble brewing within the charity the Yankees set up to benefit local residents affected by the construction of the new Yankee Stadium [Daily News]

Public review process begins for rezoning near Yankee Stadium as part of Mayor Bloomberg's South Bronx initiative [NY1]

Former director of Pathways to Youth, Neil Berger, pleads guilty as part of Efrain Gonzalez case [Daily News]

Patrice O'Shaughnessy calls out several Bronx pols on their dishonesty [Daily News]

Dog from the BoogieDown making medical history with new leg [New York Post]

In basketball, being a 'Bronx guard' is a pretty damn good thing [New York Times]


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