Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Round'em Up

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

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

Patrice O'Shaughnessy calls out the national media on clinging to 'Bronx is burning' stereotype as they struggle to identify the neighborhood that Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor grew up in
[Daily News]

Bronx sailors from 'Rocking the Boat' brave choppy waters to sail around Manhattan

Principal of Bronx Lab School speaks out on behalf of mayoral control of education [Daily News]

Bloomie's planned overhaul of Soundview Park may fall victim to budget cuts [New York Post]

More parking woes at Westchester Square... this time, it's traffic enforcement agents parking and not paying [Daily News]

Yankees fans may want to avoid heavy pre-game partying before heading to a game via Metro North... the new $91 million train station lacks bathroom facilities [New York Post]

Community Board 2 urges DHS to back off of shelter plans in Hunts Point and Longwood [New York Post/yournabe.com]

Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. hosts a successful 'Bike to Work' day [New York Post/yournabe.com]

NYBG and Councilman James Vacca team up to bring a little slice of the Orchid Show to the residents of Throgs Neck Extended Care [New York Post/yournabe.com]


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