Monday, May 10, 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:

Free haircuts are among the varied social services that Part of the Solution (P.O.T.S.) on Webster Avenue offers to the poor and destitute...those in need also visit P.O.T.S. for food, free legal assistance, and the opportunity to take showers. [New York Times with audio slideshow here]

An interview with Nicholas A. Lettire, the President and CEO of the Lettire Constuction Corporation...One of his company's current projects is the Via Verde affordable housing development in Melrose [New York Times]

Dozens of people showed up to an anti-gun march in St. Mary's Park on Saturday []

El Jardine de Selene is the latest green mixed-income affordable housing development to be completed...the project's LEED-Gold certification is currently pending [Welcome to Melrose]

A profile of the NYPD's new Bronx Borough Commander, Assistant Chief Carlos Gomez [NY1]


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