EXCLUSIVE: Burlington and Marshall’s Coming to The Hub at Old Alexander’s Building

The popular department stores Burlington and Marshall’s are coming to The Hub in Melrose at the old Alexander’s building on Third Avenue at 153rd Street. These will be the second stores in the immediate area for both chains as they are currently located less than a mile away over at The Bronx Terminal Market. The building, which dates back to …

Bronx Cats, Troy and Tiger, Inherit $300,000

Yes, you read that correctly. Two Bronx cats inherited $300,000 after their owner, author Ellen Frey-Wouters of Fieldston in The Bronx passed away in 2015 and wanted to make sure that they would be taken care of in her absence. This isn’t the first time pets get treated better than their human counterparts when it comes to the reading of …

Busts of Confederate Generals at Bronx Community College’s Hall of Fame To Be Removed!

Yesterday, Gothamist revealed that there were two busts of Confederate generals at the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at Bronx Community College during a search across the city following the aftermath of white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. This is not up for debate, at least on a rational level: Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas …

Almost 1,000 Units at Stevenson Commons in Soundview to Remain Affordable

The massive 948 unit Mitchell-Lama housing complex in Soundview, Stevenson Commons, will undergo major and much needed capital improvements and upgrades all the while preserving their affordability for at least another 40 years. Located at 755 White Plains Road at Lafayette, Stevenson Commons will undergo a $36 million renovations and upgrades of roofs, elevators, lobbies, security systems, new landscaping and all apartments …