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This Boricua Is Plotting To Open The Bronx’s First Independent Bookstore

After winning a second place prize of $7,500 at the New York Public Library’s New York StartUP! Business Plan Competition, one woman is planning to take her earnings and…

Bronx Photographer Pens Love Letter To His Borough: “What Piano District?”

There’s really no better way to profess your love than with poetry. Recently hosted by the 5 Boro Story Project Bronx photographer, Edwin Pagán, was able to perform his…

Bronx Activist Refutes Swizz Beatz Story On “Piano District” Name Change

Less than two weeks ago, Swizz Beatz hosted the annual No Commission art fair—this time, in his native South Bronx. The show, sponsored lavishly by spirit giant BACARDÍ…

‘Hangin’ With The Homeboys’ Director Gets His Posthumous Hurrah

Before the unfortunate death of Puerto Rican director Joseph Vásquez, the man behind the 1991 cult classic Hangin’ with the Homeboys left behind a detailed blueprint for…

Ghetto Tours Stopped After Bronx Residents Express Outrage

A company offering “ghetto” tours stopped providing the trips after residents and politicians in the Bronx complained. The Real Bronx Tours company took tourists to the S…