Tuesday, March 30, 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:

Tonight's Independent Lens (Ch. 13 at 10pm) features the premiere of 'Whatever It Takes,' a documentary chronicling a year at the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics in Morrisania [pbs.org]

...and here's a review of 'Whatever It Takes' [Daily News]

The recent opening of Bronx Hydro & Garden, along with a planned hydroponic vegetable farm atop an affordable housing development, indicates that there's been an uptick in interest in hydroponic gardening among Bronxites [Daily News]

The Silver Fox has all this week's juicy political gossip [Daily News]

Although many Norwood/Bedford Park residents are happy to hear that the Foodtown on 204th Street is planning an expansion upon their reopening after the December fire, there are concerns that the owners shouldn't be able to take advantage of tax breaks through the City's FRESH program because their monopoly caused (in part) the dearth of supermarkets in the area [Norwood News]

More on the affordable housing development that is being developed next to Union Grove Church [Daily News]

More on the upcoming partial closure of the 6 line in the Bronx for refurbishment [Daily News]


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re: the Union Grove development. Great, another depressing eyesore taking up every last piece of green space in the borough. The way they build things these days, affordable housing development = crappy garish architecture.