Friday, April 9, 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:

Some coverage of the huge sinkhole on Webster Avenue that snarled traffic and cut off gas and electric to some businesses yesterday [BxNN, FOX5, WPIX11]

The parking lot attendant for Mario's on Arthur Avenue is turning 100, and the restaurants there are hosting two separate parties for him...the video accompanying the piece shows he's quite possibly the cutest old man you'll ever lay eyes on [New York Times]

BD Note: Did we mention that he has a 45 year old girlfriend that he does
ballroom dancing with on the weekends? This guy is too much.
A judge has ruled that ex-NY state senator Efrain Gonzalez will not be able to withdraw his guilty plea to federal fraud charges [AP]

It appears that employees of H&R Block on Riverdale Avenue may have been stealing clients' identities and filing taxes on their behalf to collect the returns [New York Times]

BP Ruben Diaz Jr. will be on Gary Axelbanks's BronxTalk on Monday evening at 9pm [BxNN]

Illegal dumping on Bullard Avenue is costing the owner of an elevator business about $700/month in cleanup costs...The Department of Sanitation comes infrequently to remove the refuse [WABC]


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re: H&R Block.
Just great, will this mean another empty storefront on that Riverdale Ave. block?