As a child, Arlene Alda loved picking violets that grew along the banks of the river that ran through her neighborhood. Then she would sprint
Dr. Joseph Rachlin inspects a net full of herring before releasing them into the Bronx River. Photo: Paula Gore, via Lehman College. American journalist Charles Kuralt wrote in A Life on the Road: I started out thinking of America as highways and state lines. Show More Summary
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A 44-year-old man was found dead in the East River off a Bronx park on Monday, police said.
I was walking the other night along the edge of the Harlem River, at or near where they once chopped off a sizable piece of Manhattan and connected it to The Bronx, creating a direct flow of Hudson into Harlem and facilitating the shipping that, while now meaningless, was both lifeblood and raison d'etre of the city. Show More Summary
Second generation Bronx spitters Chris Rivers and Cory Gunz hop on Brand Nubian’s “One For All” instrumental for a new freestyle. Previously: Chris Rivers ft. Whispers – Straight G Check (Video)
Also Thursday, police pulled the body of a man from the Hudson River between Battery Park and Governor's Island.
A 9-year-old boy who was hit by a foot-thick falling bough in Bronx River Park on Monday will need surgery on his spine.
In the 1950s my grandparents moved my father and uncle out of the Bronx, New York, and into the New Jersey countryside on the other bank of the Hudson River. Growing up hearing stories from my dad about how felicitous it was to be plunked...Show More Summary
The man was in the trough of the tracks as a D train came into the station at E. 161st St. and River Ave. on Monday.
Cops investigating the stabbing death of a 22-year-old woman who lives in the neighborhood near Bronx Park off the Bronx River Parkway. She'd been stabbed multiple times. Police were questioning her ex-boyfriend who is also the father of her child. The killing leaving many in this neighborhood feeling apprehensive about the park.
Before the Brooklyn, Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges, there was High Bridge, arcing far above the Harlem River to connect Manhattan to the Bronx. Originally designed as an aqueduct in 1848, the bridge was closed for the past 40 years until a ribbon-cutting yesterday reopened it to foot traffic. Read more...
In theory, a bridge exists to link places that need connecting, but for six decades, the High Bridge connected nothing at all. It leapt between two steep, weedy escarpments on either side of the Harlem River, over highways and ramps and railways. Until Tuesday, it might have saved itself even... More »
The historic High Bridge, which runs above the Harlem River crossing from 173rd Street in Manhattan to 170th Street in the Bronx, will reopen to the public Tuesday after about 40 years, according to... To view the full story, click the title link.
New visuals from Bronx representatives Chris Rivers and Denzil Porter for their new Camp Lo remake, “Lootchini”. Previously: Chris Rivers ft. Whispers – Killa (Video)
The unidentified victim was shot in the head on E. 237th St. and Bullard Ave. in Wakefield, just a few paces from the Bronx River.
The man was discovered on the shoreline of Soundview Park near Lacombe Ave. around 5:55 p.m, police said.
Long Island Sound, the Bronx River, Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and South Oyster Bay all share something in common - and this is not a club you'd want to join. They are so fouled with polluted runoff from cities and urban runoff that you may get sick if you swim there or touch the water. read more
recommendedreading: Issue No. 145 EDITOR’S NOTE Every time I turn on the evening news lately some kid’s being rescued from icy waters. A boy in the Bronx River, a girl in Middletown, New Jersey, two teens in icy Little Neck Bay in Queens. Show More Summary
Running along the north and south flanks of Pelham Parkway in the Bronx, the Pelham Parkway mall is a nearly two-mile urban oasis. Stretching from the Hutchinson River Parkway almost to the Bronx... To view the full story, click the title link.