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Riding camels in the Bronx

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The Bronx Zoo has been offering camel rides for half a century.

Characters of softball, the real Bronx pastime

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In the 1980s, Bronx softball games could attracted crowds of hundreds and $10,000 worth of bets. One team was particularly adept at taking that cash: a crew known as The Bandits. Last year, they reunited.

Bronx Week to Offer Glimpse of a Greener Future

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New Yorkers can tour five “green roofs” overlooking the borough during Bronx week.

Naming the Bronx Cub Trio

The Bronx zoo is asking the public to suggest names for the lion cub trio.

Put Some Cork in it!

Put Some Cork in it!

The world according to Ken Bollella, cork manufacturer.

AUDIO SLIDESHOW – In the Bronx: A New Place to Play

But this is not just a playground. For about 20 students at P.S. 47 who designed the space it is a dream realized.

One Man, One Beat: Michael Horowitz’s Lifetime As Co-op City’s Journalist

One Man, One Beat: Michael Horowitz’s Lifetime As Co-op City’s Journalist

Michael Horowitz has been reporting from Co-op City since 1974. When not writing articles, he shares his thoughts on journalism and this unique community in the Bronx.

AUDIO SLIDESHOW- Little Voices from a Big Zoo

Sea lions and tigers and bears – oh my!

Salsa Lives – in the Bronx

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Vittico Pacheco gives salsa lessons at the MonteCarlo Room in the Bronx.

Seekers Hunt for Jobs in the Bronx

Seekers Hunt for Jobs in the Bronx

Slow economic recovery in the Bronx makes competition for jobs intense.