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  Bronx Attorneys - Bronx Lawyers - Wingate, Russotti & Shapiro
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  The Bronx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bronx is the fourth most populous of New York City's five boroughs and the county is the fifth most populous county in the New York Metropolitan Area.
In 1873, the town of Kingsbridge (roughly corresponding to the modern Bronx neighborhoods of Kingsbridge, Riverdale, and Woodlawn) seceded from Yonkers.
In 1874, the western portion of the present Bronx County, consisting of the towns of Kingsbridge, West Farms, and Morrisania, was transferred to New York County, and in 1895 the Town of Westchester and portions of Eastchester and Pelham, were transferred to New York County.
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 Blowing a raspberry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blowing a raspberry or making a Bronx cheer is to make a noise made to signify derision, made by sticking out the tongue between the lips and blowing to make a sound reminiscent of flatulence.
Nomenclature varies: in the US, Bronx cheer is sometimes used; otherwise, in the US and in other English speaking countries, it is known as a raspberry, rasp or razz — the origin of which is an instance of Cockney rhyming slang, where the non-rhyming part of a rhyming phrase is used as a synonym.
The term "Bronx Cheer" can also be used to indicate a sarcastic cheer, generally done during baseball games whenever an out is made after a pitcher (or pitchers) for the home team gives up many runs before finally recording an out.
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 Bronx River Parkway
The Bronx River Commission was established in 1907 to acquire the necessary lands, eliminate nuisance conditions and build the Bronx River Parkway as a joint undertaking between New York City and Westchester County.
The Bronx River is nearly always in sight with small lakes at frequent intervals, and there is the continual diversity of open spaces, woodland and rocky ledges characteristic of the river valley.
Construction of the Bronx River Greenway (a multi-use pedestrian and bicycle path), extending along the length of the parkway in the Bronx to a path connection in Westchester County.
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 List of Bronx neighborhoods - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of neighborhoods in The Bronx, one of five boroughs of New York City, grouped by what general region of the Bronx they are in.
Note: The names of many (but not all) neighborhoods in the Bronx have low "currency", that is, are not invoked very commonly when referring to the neighborhood they name.
However, this is not true for all neighborhoods in the Bronx; while someone living at East 213th Street and White Plains Road might prefer to describe their location simply as "Gun Hill Road" (a nearby thoroughfare) rather than "Williamsbridge", Riverdale, Throgs Neck, and others have currency levels comparable to neighborhoods in Brooklyn or Queens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Bronx_neighborhoods   (268 words)

 Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95, I-295 and US 1)
One recommended route, a controlled-access "Cross Bronx" expressway that was to be open to all vehicles, was to connect the new George Washington Bridge with the then-proposed Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, as well as to a proposed expressway connecting the Triborough Bridge with Connecticut.
Bronx Crosstown Highway: An express crosstown facility across the middle Bronx is an essential part of a desirable highway pattern.
The Cross Bronx Expressway was characteristic of the pre- and early-Interstate era expressways in New York City.
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Bailey, settled in The Bronx in 1824 and quickly became a successful business man. He was only 35 years old when he retired.
He was one of the early Bronx settlers who purchased and farmed this entire area with his wife Hustace.
This Bronx street is named after New York University, which occupied the 50-acre University Heights Campus, located at 180th Street between Sedgwick and University Avenues.
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 Bronx County, NY GenWeb Site
Bronx County is one of the five counties (boroughs) that comrpise the City of New York.
Bronx County (or "The Bronx", as it is commonly called) is the northernmost county in New York City is is across the Harlem River from Manhattan.
The Bronx is the home of such notables as Babe Ruth, Derek Jeter, Roger Clemens, Edgar Allen Poe and my great grandfather, William Howland Pettys.
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 Gotham Gazette -- Bronx
Bronx Council on the Arts - the official cultural agency in the borough, offers the Bronx Cultural Card (for discounts), the Bronx Writers' Center, info on job training, grants and other services.
Bronx Arts Ensemble - Since its creation in 1972, the ensemble has worked to keep music education a part of students' lives.
Bronx Tourism Council - Keep track of what's going on in the borough that was home to Mark Twain and Edgar Allen Poe, and that was the birthplace of break dancing and salsa music.
www.gothamgazette.com /localbeats/bronx.shtml   (588 words)

 The Historic House Trust of New York City - Museums   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The tiny Poe Cottage in the Bronx was the last home of Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), the great American poet and author of early mystery stories.
In 1812, John Wheeler built the one-and-a-half-story cottage, typical of the workmen's houses that once dotted the Bronx.
Virginia, who was 13 when she married her first cousin in 1836, had tuberculosis and was in failing health when Poe decided that the Bronx country air might revive her.
www.historichousetrust.org /museum.php?msmid=9   (377 words)

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The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City.
The borough of the Bronx is coterminous with Bronx County, with a population of 1.35 million.
Bronx county is the fifth most populous county in the New York Metropolitan Area.
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 Bronx, New York NY, borough profile (Bronx County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Bronx, NY Bronx is a borough in Bronx County, one of the five counties of New York City.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bronx was $13,959, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Bronx, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $560.
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 Bronx Banter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After a year-and-a-half here at All-Baseball.com, Bronx Banter is changing locations to Baseballtoaster.com.
Bronx Banter will continue however, and I look forward to another great season in the Boogie Down.
In his first outing as a member of the Bronx Bombers, Randy Johnson pitched two innings and allowed a homer to Chipper Jones, as the Braves belted the Yanks 8-2 this afternoon.
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 The Bronx on the Web
Its purpose is to be an information resource, focused on the Bronx, for Library staff and patrons and to highlight our borough's rich history and diversity via the World Wide Web.
The project was initiated in December 1996 by librarian Susan Glickman with the support of the Bronx Borough Coordinator, Mary Elizabeth Wendt.
The Bronx on the Web has grown, in content and staff participation, since first going live in June 1997.
www.nypl.org /branch/bronx/index.cfm   (227 words)

 Inner City Press' Bronx Reporter: 1.3 Million People, Redlining, EJ, Cultural Innovation,Invisible Money, Police ...
While of the five boroughs, The Bronx had the highest percentage of loans from Citigroup over the rate spread, Citigroup's percentage of higher cost loans in each of the four outer boroughs was higher than in more suburban, and less diverse, Westchester.
Some lived in The Bronx, and knew of the social club on Crotona Avenue that Mariano and the other husbands and boyfriends went to, on the weekends, after their soccer games in the park.
One of the roughest of New York's neighbourhoods, the South Bronx, was made infamous by the author Tom Wolfe in his 1987 novel, The Bonfire of the Vanities, as a hellhole of drugs, crime and despair.
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 Amazon.com: 1990: Bronx Warriors: DVD: Bronx Warriors   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Anyway, shortly after arriving in the Bronx, Ann is accosted by a roller skating gang but is soon rescued as The Riders, led by someone named Trash (Gregory), show up and lay the smack down.
The Bronx is lawless, with gangs running the whole show, though I suppose the rest of New York is okay, though it seems a little like a police state.
Bronx Warriors is a rip-off of Escape From New York and The Warriors and is an off the wall mixture of quality, crap, comic book stuff, and incredibly funny moments.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000B1A0W?v=glance   (2953 words)

 The Bronx News - Topix
News Corp. purchased The Bronx Times and The Bronx Times Reporter on Monday, though it did not disclose the purchase price paid to the owners, David Kiesman and John Collazi.
June 27, 2007 A string of attacks in the Bronx this month left one man dead and five others hospitalized, and now investigators are looking for the public's help in identifying the group behind the assaults.
A ruthless gang of thugs is terrorizing The Bronx, doling out random beatings that have killed a 54-year-old city worker and left other victims seriously injured, police said yesterday.
www.topix.net /city/bronx-ny   (809 words)

 The Bronx on the Web: History
In addition to books on Bronx history, many branches have collections of articles, pamphlets, and other ephemera relating to local history.
The Bronx County Historical Society also has an extensive collection of items relating to the Bronx.
The Bronx County Historical Society was founded in 1955 for the purpose of promoting knowledge, interest, and research in the Bronx.
www.nypl.org /branch/bronx/index2.cfm?Trg=1&d1=765   (352 words)

 The South Bronx? It's a state of mind   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term "South Bronx" does not appear on any official maps, said a city planner who refused to be identified because he didn't have permission from the mayor's office to speak to reporters.
In the streets -- where 35 people recently interviewed by the Bronx Beat spoke with pride about their own neighborhoods -- no one could agree on exactly where the South Bronx is. But they all said that wherever it is, it has a bad reputation.
Stern and Craig agreed that the term "South Bronx" came into common use in the 1970's after the release of the movie "Fort Apache, The Bronx" and Jimmy Carter's much-publicized visit to Charlotte Street.
www.columbia.edu /cu/bb/oldstuff/bb0313.35.html   (503 words)

 "Tear down the Cross" Ceremony - Bronx, New York - Unification News 4/2003
Removal of the Cross at the Pentecostal Family Center of the pastor, Archbishop Dr. Angel M. Torres in the Bronx, New York on April 18, 2003.
Next, the Bronx Family Youth Drama Committee presented a vivid and dramatically touching re-enactment of the Crucifixion.
Lorna Galvan, and the heartistic preparation of the Bronx members the audience,particularly the ministers, expressed an appreciation and sentimentality with the salvational touch played out so well.
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 Bronx   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Students were able to use $1,000 for the fall 2000 semester and will be able to use the other $1,000 for the spring 2001 semester at the college of his/her choice.
Scholarships have been awarded regardless of the amount of financial aid that an applicant is eligible to receive and are renewable for an additional year based upon the students' academic performance.
Each scholar was assigned to a BEA GEAR UP middle school where she addresses a class or group of BEA GEAR UP seventh grade students about college awareness, college preparation, or college experiences for one hour twice a month and also talks to parents about these issues once each semester.
www.thenationalcenter.org /ML/Bronx.htm   (285 words)

 Baseball Toaster: Bronx Banter
We’re halfway through the ESPN miniseries The Bronx Is Burning, an engaging look at the circus-like 1977 Yankees amidst the backdrop of a decaying New York City.
Rivers fit smoothly into a volatile Yankee environment that came to be known as the "Bronx Zoo." Though not as controversial as some of his teammates, Rivers sure had his fair share of moments.
As depicted in The Bronx Is Burning, he often tried to borrow money from more financially stable teammates, including Reggie Jackson and Bucky Dent.
bronxbanter.baseballtoaster.com   (6246 words)

 Maps & Neighborhoods - Bronx
The Bronx is also home to one of the city's two major league ball clubs, the Yankees, who play at the famed Yankee Stadium (161st Street and River Avenue, 718/293-4300).
The Bronx Zoo (River Parkway and Fordham Road, 718/367-1010) is the largest urban zoo in the country, with more than 4,000 animals representing more than 600 species.
The free Bronx Museum of the Arts (1040 Grand Concourse, 718/681-6000) exhibits contemporary art by mostly emerging and as-yet unrecognized artists.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=430   (725 words)

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