Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Round'em Up

Here are some Bronx-related stories going back through the weekend that we've rounded up you, our lovely readers, while trolling the interweb with our horse and lasso this fine morning:

Bedford Park deemed 'not ready' for an upscale coffee cafe by one small biz owner who moved on to set up her shop, Muddy Waters, in Harlem [AM New York]

Curtis Sliwa offering 'underbelly tours' of the South Bronx to NYC tourists [Daily News] (BD Note: Offensive much?)

Irish no longer flocking to Gaelic Park (or the Bronx for that matter)
[New York Times]

Bronx man dedicated to helping veterans transition back to civilian life is named 'NYer of the Week' [NY1]

The Silver Fox dishes the good stuff in his weekly column [Daily News]

South Bronx residents sound off on MTA bailout [WNYC]

Senator Gillibrand visited Latino clergy in Bronxdale this weekend [WNYC]

Bronx pols continue to make us proud [Bronx News Network]

Big-time past Bronx drug dealer now focusing on writing after spending time up the river [New York Times]

More on the Cinema School set to open its doors in September on the grounds on Monroe High School [Variety]

Reggae music being reborn in a record store in Wakefield [New York Times]

Bronx politics is Gotham Gazette's 'Issue of the Week' [Gotham Gazette]

Bronx Zoo hosting a 'Run for the Wild' on April 25th [Examiner.com]

Ruben Diaz Jr. still out campaigning for almost guaranteed BP post [WNYC]

Nos Quedamos signs on with Bronx mother suing the City to fail to remove hazardous materials from her kids' school, PS 160 [Daily News]

The movie 'Doubt' prompts Patrice O'Shaughnessy's reflections on growing up Catholic in the Bronx [Daily News]


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