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Elevator Construction Begins at 149th St-Grand Concourse

It's been almost half a century since elevators were in operation at the 149th Street and Grand Concourse Station on the 2, 4, and 5 lines but that will soon finally change. After decades of calls by activists for making one of the busiest subway stations in The Bronx fully accessible to all and ADA compliant, construction has begun on adding new elevators to the station.
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Exploring the Hidden Gems of Van Cortlandt Park

The Bronx is perhaps one of the most underrated boroughs for things to do, at least for those who don't live here. Often overlooked, the only New York City borough that is attached to the continental United States mainland, The Bronx is replete with many hidden gems, many often steeped in history.
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$60 Million Renovation of Historic Orchard Beach Pavilion Approved

This past Tuesday, New York City's Landmark Preservation Committee voted to approve the restoration of one of The Bronx's most beloved landmarks, the Orchard Beach Pavilion. While most of the pavilion, including the bathhouse, have been closed off to the public for well over a decade, the beach itself still sees a whopping 1.6 million visitors a year as residents flock to sunbathe in what is affectionately known as the Bronx Riviera.
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The Time to Cap the Cross Bronx is Now

In 1948 a scar began to appear across the center of The Bronx running west to east and much like a line drawn across wet sand with a finger, it erased everything in its path. It was the beginning of the construction of the Cross Bronx Expressway, one of the many ill-conceived works by Robert Moses, that would leave an indelible mark on our borough.
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Expand the 2nd Avenue Subway Into The Bronx!

By failing to connect to The Bronx, the 2nd Avenue Subway is a failure and a continuation of a tale of two cities. Regional Plan Association is calling for major fixes of the subway and transit situation across the New York City region and is proposing to extend the 2nd Avenue subway into The Bronx as well the much needed Triboro line that would stretch from Co-op City to Sunset Park in Brooklyn.
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These Are the E-Scooter Companies Coming to The Bronx

As we reported earlier this year, New York City is launching a massive e-scooter pilot program in The Bronx this year and now, the Department of Transportation has finally announced which companies will part of what will potentially be a two-year program which will be the first of its kind in the city.Lime, Veo, and Bird are the three companies that were selected by DOT to carry out the pilot program set to begin early summer according to the city agency. When the original announcement was made earlier this year, the pilot program was scheduled to begin late Spring but it has since been pushed back.
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28 Brand New Middle-Income Apartments Now Available in the Northwest Bronx

A new affordable housing lottery has been opened up for 28 brand new apartments right at the border of University and Kingsbridge Heights in the Northwest corner of The Bronx. The building, located at 2724 Heath Avenue at West Kingsbridge Road, is a seven story, 64 unit new development one block from the Major Deegan expressway and is located just blocks away from major stores like Target and also close to the 1 train at 225 Street and Broadway as well as the Marble Hill Metro North station.