Tuesday, April 13, 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:

Nate Silver, the author of New York Magazine's recent 'Top 50 Most Livable Neighborhoods' piece, advises real estate buyers to consider areas of the South Bronx that are near transportation [New York Times]

The City no longer needs to get property owners' permission before removing graffiti from homes and businesses...hooray! [Daily News]

Bronx rapper D-Bless voes to be the hero he says the Bronx hip-hop world needs right now [hiphopdx.com]

A Bronx slumlord whom tenants have taken to court may go to jail if he doesn't improve conditions at the Soundview building he owns [Daily News]

Montefiore Medical Center is in favor of the implementation of the 'soda tax' [BxNN]

More coverage, including photos, of the memorial bike ride that took place this Saturday in honor of Megan Charlop [BxNN]

Ruben Diaz Jr. was on Gary Axelbank's BronxTalk last night, and the subject of the Armory came up...can anyone who watched the program share with us if he said anything new on the matter?



Anonymous said...

Nate Silver's posted an interesting follow-up to his NY Mag work on his own blog, wherein he explains what went into a lot of the categories.


gaxinthebronx said...

well, i watched it... LOL. nothing really new on that particular subject. he clarified ideas for schools and the movement of the national guard out of there.

also, we had a lively dialgoue about a number of other important issues.

uh, why not see for yourself? it's replayed on channel 67 9:30am. 3:30pm, and 9:00pm each day this week. also, the online link to the show should be available by tomorrow. go to blip.tv and search fro "bronxtalk".