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Articles about "Bronx"

  • Growing Trees Out of Concrete In NYC By Stephanie Fujihashi | March 04, 2014

    The proposed Lowline Project, a Lower East Side underground park

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  • It's Official: Kingsbridge Armory WIll Skate Into the Bronx After All By Olivia Smedley | December 12, 2013

    After much deliberation, nail biting, and hostility, the plan to redevelop the Kingsbridge National Ice Center in the Bronx has been given the official stamp of approval by the council. It all came down to Fernando Cabrera, a council member who’s had a shaky past concerning his stance on the armory. He decided on Monday to fully support the $320 million project, and the council voted in favor of it 48-1. The lone ranger on the other side of the vote was Charles Barron, who believed that residents of the Bronx didn’t even ice skate.

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  • Queens Plan Kicked; Bronx the New Goal for Soccer Stadium By Tim Sheehan | September 17, 2013

    With Queens out of the picture, Major League Soccer (MLS) is eyeing the Bronx for a new stadium and franchise. The latest proposal would bring a 25,000-to-30,000-seat stadium for the New York City Football Club (NYCFC) to a site just south of Yankee Stadium. The New York Yankees are minority owners of MLS’s twentieth and newest franchise, while England’s Manchester City Football Club has majority ownership.

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  • The race to the finish line: New York’s Mayoral Election Roundup By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 24, 2013

    New York’s mayoral elections are quickly approaching, and candidates looking to expand their voter base at the ballot, are doing everything in the book and beyond. From candid celeb sightings, public housing sleep overs, to facing the downside of being sued by Bloomberg, the candidates seem to be all over the place, to be seen and heard, all in a bid to get them up where Weiner stands alone (as of now)!

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  • As Burden’s Era Burns Out, New Contenders Emerge By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 01, 2013

    As Amanda Burden’s decade long tenure as the Chief of the Planning Commission is short lived now, there is already a buzz about who is going to take her place.

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  • In conversation with the Sculptor - Tom Otterness By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 18, 2013

    Tom Otterness Sculpture at Battery Park City I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the famous American Sculptor - Tom Otterness, known for his bronze sculptures that have been the center of public curiosity in cities across the world, from New York to Netherlands, and Washington to Toronto. We sat down at his studio located in the Gowanus, Brooklyn and talked about everything from his childhood, his inspiration, his illustrious work, and life in New York City in the 1970s.

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  • Dine and Drink on NYC’s Top Ten Rocking Rooftops By Shwetha Ravishankar | June 06, 2013

    Painting by Nadeem Farooq It’s summertime in NYC, the city’s restaurants have put out their tables and spread out their linen for New Yorkers to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a scrumptious meal. While this is a regular sight on the city sidewalks, there is more to outdoor dining than the eye can see. Perched high up on high-rises of New York, offering uninterrupted views of the city skyline, are some of the Gotham City’s best bars and restaurants. Here is a look at which ones make the cut into the top ten.  

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