Friday, December 4, 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:

Finally as an answer to long-suffering Fordham hoops fans' prayers, Head Coach Dereck Whittenburg has been canned [NY Mag] [BD NOTE: The more rabid Rams fans out there may want to check in with the message board to air their views on the topic.]

An extensive review of Parkchester's impressive rebirth after facing struggles throughout the 70s and 80s [Daily News]

Ex-Met Mo Vaughn's development company has snapped up 14 struggling South Bronx buildings which were in foreclosure after being owned by Ocelot
[Crain's NY Biz] [BD NOTE: The award for best headline goes to's Daniel Beekman: 'Bronx properties troubled no Mo.' Click here to check out his coverage.]

The Lehman College Art Gallery has introduced a new online guide to architecture throughout the BoogieDown [Lehman College Art Gallery]

A Public Housing Advisory Council has been established to address problems within the Bronx's public housing projects [Daily News]


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