Wednesday, May 12, 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:

Another look at how, thanks to a community which has rallied together, Melrose eatery Coqui Mexicano has been granted an additional six months to come up with $11,000 in back rent [New York Times]

Maureen "The Real Million Dollar Baby" Shea will return to the ring at the Paradise Theater this Friday, 5/14, for a bout against Norma Faris as part of the "Punchin at the Paradise 10" fight series []

Nurses at Montefiore Medical Center rallied yesterday in support of a fair contract after higher ups have reportedly threatened cutbacks which would affect benefits [Daily News]

After being shut for three years, the High Bridge Public Library is now open for business after scheduled renovations went way over budget [Daily News]

BP Ruben Diaz Jr. will be announcing the induction of magazine founder Edward Lewis, singer Jerry Vale, former Congressman Herman Badillo, and Celtic flutist Joanie Madden this Wednesday [Daily News]


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