Wednesday, April 21, 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:

Here's a little BD summary (with poetry!) and round up of all the Espada 'sushigate' linkage [New York Times, New York Times Editorial, NY1, Albany Times Union, Daily News' Daily Politics, Associated Press, BxNN, Crain's NY Biz, Huffington Post, Gawker]

One reporter gets down to the bottom of just how someone can possibly spend $20,000 on sushi takeout [New York Times]

Even Bronx residents who depend on the healthcare services they receive at Espada's clinics are turning on him [Daily News]

In an effort to save buildings which have fallen into disrepair due to foreclosure, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will gather today with members of the Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Association to announce a legal motion that would force banks that hold buildings' mortgages to take on the responsibility of upkeep and repairs to the buildings [New York Times]

Bronxites will be rallying tomorrow evening at 7:30pm at the Bartow Community Center to protest the MTA's possible elimination of certain bus lines [Daily News]


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