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Bronx's Local beats

Back in the Bronx - A fun site devoted to Bronx nostalgia and trivia.

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 Mall - Free classifieds for merchandise, autos, jobs and pets, Bronx View where visitors can look for old friends, request information, or express opinions about controversial issues like "Graffiti: Art or Anarchy?"

Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation - Information on free assistance provided to new and existing Bronx businesses as well as to residents seeking employment.

Bronx Sights - Great pictures of historic and cultural sites throughout the only borough situated on the mainland of North America.

Bronx Zoo - The fun, educational web site of the world-famous zoo. - This site offers a diverse, if somewhat haphazardly compiled, range of stories about happenings in the Bronx. The witty headlines are wildly sensational, but the reporting and photos are not.

Hostos Art Gallery - Events and information about Hostos Community College's art gallery.

Hunts Point Express - Produced by students at Hunter College, and edited by Bernard Stein, who is the Pulitzer-Prize winning publisher of the Riverdale Press, the Hunts Point Express, launched in 2006, covers the Hunts Point and Longwood neighborhoods of the Bronx.

Inner City Press - Inner City Press, headquartered in the South Bronx of New York City, engages in investigations and journalism regarding human rights, transparency, corporate accountability, community reinvestment, predatory lending, environmental justice, fair housing, social exclusion and related topics.

Judaica Museum - Exhibitions and information about the Riverdale museum.

Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler - Membership information, gift shop items, and the history of Fort Schuyler.

New York Botanical Garden - The New York Botanical Garden is 250 acres of dazzling beauty and hands-on fun. From the newly-restored Enid A. Haupt Conservatory with an eco-tour of the world under glass, to the new Everett Children's Adventure Garden where kids explore nature and plant science, to 48 magnificent gardens and plant collections, the Garden is alive with discovery.

Norwood News - Bi-weekly community newspaper serving the northwest Bronx communities of Norwood, Bedford Park and Fordham Bedford. Founded in 1988 by Mosholu Preservation Corporation.

Riverdale Press - The only neighborhood weekly in New York City to win a Pulitzer Prize, this family-owned newspaper covers communities in the Northwest Bronx.

The Point - The website for a youth organization based in the Hunt's Point Area of the South Bronx. There is a good deal of information on this attractive site - information on the group's fifteen-or-so youth programs, musical tours of the area, an updated calendar of events, and lots of photographs.

West Bronx Blog - A blog associated with the West Bronx News Network, this site offers regular posts from the "editors, reporters and readers" of several community newspapers in the western Bronx.

West Bronx News Network - This site combines news from three Bronx publications -- the Norwood News, Highbridge Horizon and the new Mount Hope Monitor, with the intention of filling a gap left by the lack of local coverage of the area in other publications. Content is available in both English and Spanish.

Yankee Stadium - Official site of the world-famous Bronx Bombers.

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