Monday, June 1, 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:

Reporter recommends fishing, drinking, and eating fried seafood when one visits City Island... (you can easily see why we like visiting there) [New York Times]

Here's the fleshed out article on Pedro Espada which we saw a snippet of last week [Gotham Gazette] (BD Note: In reference to his Bronx residency issues, Espada points that his Bedford Park co-op "is not some basement without a phone." Clearly the Bronx DA should call off their investigation... Having a wide screen tv and lactose-free milk in the apartment is a clear indicator of primary residency, right? Right.)

Gawker travels to the BoogieDown to interview Bronxites regarding their feelings about 'Sonia from the Block's' Supreme Court nomination [Gawker]

Rapper/reality TV star Rev. Rev and his wife pitching in to build a playground for the children at Odyssey House on Clinton Avenue

Many Bronxites taking advantage of summer months to hang laundry out on the line to dry [New York Times]

Morton Williams Supermarkets not happy about the looming redevelopment of Kingsbridge Armory [Crain's NY Biz]

Some snow leopards from the Bronx Zoo find a new home at the Central Park Zoo [Daily News]

Report finds that Bronx Surrogate's Court invested estate cash illegally [Daily News]
Rally for striking Stella D'Oro workers goes largely unnoticed by mainstream media [Daily Kos]

And here's a profile of one of the striking workers... [Norwood News]

Music fest planned for Pelham Parkway South [New York Post/]

A look at the buyers' real estate market in the BoogieDown [Norwood News]


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