Friday, February 12, 2010

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:

This week's 'Local Stop' column lays out a fun little itinerary for those looking to eat, drink, and shop in the Kingsbridge section of the BoogieDown [New York Times]
BD NOTE: Mention of the Kingsbridge Armory as actually being within Kingsbridge is sure to get some commenters riled up.
A detailed look at the creation of Ferry Point Golf Course, which is slated to open in 2011 []
BD NOTE: One BD reader calls the plans for this golf course "a disaster waiting to happen" saying, "Golf courses are a notorious breeding ground for geese, and this is right under the main flight path for planes landing at LaGuardia. Word has it the City has ignored warnings from the FAA because too many politicians have too much invested in this scandal-ridden fiasco."
One reporter wonders why Larry Seabrook couldn't even be bothered to disguise his $177 reimbursement request as something other than simply a bagel and a soda [New York Times]

'Bagel Larry' was a no-show to yesterday's City Council meeting, and many are wondering what the status is of the Department of Investigation's probe of the Council's $48.8 million pork budget, of which Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo is rumored to be a target [Daily News]

J.C. Polanco, the Bronx GOP commissioner, has confirmed that he has been subpoenaed for info related to the awarding of a $50 million contract for new electronic voting machines for the City [Daily News' Daily Intel]

A profile of the 52nd Precinct's new commanding officer, Deputy Inspector John D'Adamo [Norwood News]


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