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Where to Live When the L Train Shuts Down

Anywhere but by the L train. That’s what you hear from residents of north Brooklyn, as the main underground link between Manhattan and neighborhoods such as Williamsburg and Bushwick is scheduled to be shut down in less than two years’ time, or within the span of a two-year lease that

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Hanging Out in Mott Haven and Port Morris, South Bronx

After spending an afternoon in Mott Haven and Port Morris, it was easy to see what all the buzz is about in this corner of the South Bronx. From the burgeoning art scene to cafes, restaurants and bars, there’s a bevy of cool places to explore across the Harlem River.

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iHeartRadio takes over billboard in south Bronx

The future is now for a billboard location formerly occupied by an iconic ad. iHeartRadio, the owner of many NYC radio stations, will soon occupy the billboard advertisement space atop 20 Bruckner Boulevard that was home to the History Channel lettering, the History Channel’s ‘H’ logo and electronic message board

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Keith Rubenstein to bring “Bruckner Market” food hall to South Bronx

Chelsea’s got one. So does the Meatpacking District. And now the South Bronx is getting a trendy new food hall, courtesy of developer Keith Rubenstein. Rubenstein’s Somerset Partners TRData LogoTINY closed Wednesday on the purchase of a 16,000-square-foot warehouse at 9 Bruckner Boulevard that he plans to convert into a

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Next Stop: the South Bronx

For many years, the industrial and residential waterfront enclave known as the South Bronx was emblematic of the the downtrodden, urban decay that much of New York City experienced in the 1970’s and 1980’s. However, for nearly a decade various voices, in and beyond the media, have declared the birthplace

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Port Morris Waterfront Emerges From Years of Neglect

For many decades, the residents of the South Bronx have been cut off from the waters that surround them, their shoreline hidden away behind a tangled web of highways, bridges, truck depots and train lines. Along the coast of Port Morris, which borders the Bronx Kill, razor wire fences and

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South Bronx Sees a Rise in Market-Rate Rentals

Developers in the South Bronx think they have spotted an area of unmet demand: rental apartments that aren’t exactly luxury but are most certainly upscale. And they are stepping up to answer the call from priced-out renters across New York City who want to pay a reasonable amount each month

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Iconic South Bronx History Channel Billboard Could Soon Be History

The South Bronx’s iconic History Channel billboard could soon be a thing of the past. The sign sitting atop of 20 Bruckner Blvd. has been a well-known part of the borough’s skyline for years but is now on its way down, according to Michael Brady, director of special projects for

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In the Bronx, Some See the Next Dining Destination

When Douglas Rodriguez was scouting locations for his first New York restaurant in more than 10 years, he looked at all the popular neighborhoods, from Manhattan’s Flatiron District to Brooklyn’s Williamsburg. In the end, the James Beard Award-winning chef , often considered the force behind “Nuevo Latino” cuisine, opted for

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Permits Filed: 2490 Third Avenue, Mott Haven

Just as Chetrit Group and Somerset Partners threw a rather unfortunate party under the Third Avenue Bridge in Mott Haven to promote their two upscale highrises in the South Bronx neighborhood, a smaller developer filed plans for a five-story mixed-use building a few blocks away at 2490 Third Avenue. The

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