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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Bronx News Roundup for Jan. 2

New York Magazine profiles Dion DiMucci, who has a new blues album out – 'Son of Skip James'– a follow up to 'Bronx in Blue' of a couple of years ago. Photo at right (Dion is at center, with Robert Klein at left and Danny Aiello at right) is from last June’s Bronx Ball, at the Loew’s Paradise Theater, now called the Utopia Paradise.

So, it looks like a $70 million subsidy has been earmarked for a new parking garage next to the new Yankee Stadium that will be used mostly by the team and their VIPs, according to Juan Gonzalez in today’s Daily News. Meanwhile, Gonzalez also reports that game day parking prices will double to $29 in 2010 and that the parking garages are now $80 million over budget.

This article looks at the urban movement for sustainable development in the Bronx and in California.

The Washington Post takes a look at the dueling tenant harassment bills in the City Council – no information West Bronx Blog readers didn’t already know, but interesting that it made the D.C. paper.

The Albany Times Union reports that one-in-five lawmakers in the state legislature has broken the law in recent years.

We just discovered this new Bronx Web site called Talk Bronx. Not sure who's behind it. If you know, let us know.

The deadline to register to vote if you want to vote in the Feb. 5 presidential primary is Jan. 11.

1 comment:

  1. Jordan,

    Hello I'm the webmaster and lead of http://www.talkbronx.com

    If you would like to contact me you can reach me at talkbox@talkbx.com

    Hope to hear from you ..



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