Thursday, May 28, 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:

Sonia Sotomayor's Supreme Court nom sparks scholarly study: a presentation of the 9 hottest Bronx babes [Complex] (BD Note: We forgive you, Complex, for forgetting to include this Bronx blogger.)

A refreshingly honest look at the public relations problem which continues to beleaguer Sonia Sotomayor's hometown borough, the Bronx [Los Angeles Times]

A look at Blessed Sacrament, the Catholic elementary school where it all began for Sonia Sotomayor [Daily News]

Majora Carter receives 2009 Honor Award from the National Building Musuem [PR Newswire]

Assemblyman Carl Heastie introduces legislation that would pay out $1.2 million in taxpayer money to a pharmacy that filled medicaid prescriptions while it was suspended from the program [Daily News] (BD Note: Say whaaaaaat?)

Two Bronxites busted for running citywide counterfeit check ring [New York Times]

Many Bronx tenants will rally later this morning to protest mortgage lenders/investors who refuse to provide basic services [Village Voice]

Tons of cool events happening all through June along the Bronx River [Bronx News Network]

Council Member Oliver Koppell and challenger Tony Cassino face off at candidates' forum earlier this week [Riverdale Press]


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