Tuesday, April 28, 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:

Bronx councilman Larry Seabrook being questioned by City after recommending his sister as a consultant on a new initiative he proposed [New York Times]

Three more detailed reviews of 'Utopia in the Bronx,' a documentary airing tonight at 10pm on PBS about early cooperative housing pioneers in the Bronx
[CityLimits.org, Bronx Bohemian, and Socialistworker.org]

The Silver Fox has the good stuff in his weekly column (including a heads up on this Pedro Espada Daily News' editorial from this weekend that we missed!)
[Daily News]

Some tips on shopping on Allerton Avenue's retail strip
[Daily News]

Bronx beats Queens in the first matchup in the Gotham Girls' roller derby season
[New York Press]

Green program in Bronx middle school encourages students to eat locally grown, sustainable foods [NY1]

'The Glory of Dutch Bulbs' exhibit opens May 1st at NYBG [mercurynews.com]

Crazy Bronx teacher tries to justify his threatening actions which forced a school into lockdown mode last week [WCBS]

And yeah, the guy's actually still getting paid [Daily News]

Owner of Jake's Steakhouse in Riverdale pleads guilty to cheating the City of over $500,000 in taxes [Daily News]

City admits that there have been toxins found in 19 different schools across the city (some in the Bronx), but yet no cleanup is planned yet [Daily News]

Interesting short film about Bronx Greenways [Bronx News Network]


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