Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Round'em Up

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

Bronx DA Robert Johnson warns of chaos if merger of criminal and supreme courts is reversed [Daily News]

The Ferry Point gold course is coming along...The City is now looking for a contractor to operate the facility [Daily News]

Yankees fans (most of whom do not appear to be Bronx residents) are insisting that Gate 2 of the old stadium be preserved...A move such as this could further delay the opening of the replacement parkland that is so sorely needed [Daily News]

Convictions were overturned yesterday in the Black Friday fire which killed two firefighters in 2005 [New York Times]

The Bronx beats out Vancouver in a tally of waterfalls [Bronx Bohemian]

A fire destroyed three businesses in Melrose yesterday, but the popular PeaceLove Cafe was spared [Welcome to Melrose]



Anonymous said...

Re: the golf course:
"The city finally dumped Gagne from the project in 2006 - after paying him a $7 million termination fee - just months after a Daily News investigation exposed mob-connected firms that were profiting from dumping construction debris at the former landfill"

Job well done NYC! Gee how'd we get a budget deficit? Must've been taking accounting lessons from the MTA.

Kelly H said...

just leaving another fluffy comment... i love the Bronx waterfall bit! cool story & blog.