Friday, April 24, 2009

Round'em Up

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

Home Depot is first store to open at Gateway Center - Bloomie cuts ribbon [WABC]

City investigators raided the offices of Atlantic Development Group, the developers behind the Boricua Village project here in the BoogieDown (and yep, they were contributors to Carrion's coffers) [Daily News]

$2.8 million in capital funds come through for the yet-to-be-opened Bronx Children's Museum
[NY Post/]

Bronxite presents bike route that traces the BoogieDown's history
[Time Out NY]

Yankee Tavern owner brought up on charges of tax evasion [New York Times]

Doo-wop group 'Bronx Wanderers' wander over to Abu Dhabi for a gig []

Bronx High School of Science's robotics team makes it to 'geek version of final four' [Wall Street Journal]

All about the gun buy-back program taking place in the Bronx this weekend [Daily News]

Bronx Zoo closing four exhibits to close $15M budget gap [New York Post]

LeRefuge Inn on City Island closed due to permit problems []

CB 10 shoots down developer's plan to put four houses on one waterfront parcel in Throggs Neck []

A former Gambian lawyer now living in the Bronx gets laid off from DHL and tries to makes ends meet driving a taxi [New York Times]


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