Friday, April 3, 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:

Forgotten NY gets to the heart of old-school Bronx with their feature on Oliver Place, a rare red brick, one block street off of Webster Avenue [Forgotten NY]

Thanks to LightBox-NY, a studio on the top floor of the BankNote building, stars are coming to the Bronx for more than just the occasional charity appearance
[Daily News]

Another take on the new (and perhaps overdone?) Yankee Stadium
[New York Times]

Major last minute beautification efforts are underway in and around the stadium... Graffiti remover Anthony Robinson says, "At night its still going to look like the South Bronx." [New York Times] (BD Note: That's right Mr. Robinson... You best get outta here before nightfall because that when we start looting here in the Bronx. Keep your wallet close and your hubcaps closer! Oh please...)

'Nausea, not nostalgia,' describes the new Yankee Stadium [New York Post]

Bronx Council on the Arts offers stimulus aid to 19 arts organizations through its Program Management Initiative [New York Post/]

City Island native lands role on 'Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment,' a Discovery Channel reality show debuting April 14th at 10pm [New York Post/]

New owner of Lauren Building in Throggs Neck plans major facelift, including glass atrium and marble lobby [New York Post/]

The latest issue of the Norwood News has been posted, and there are too many good stories to list here [Norwood News]


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