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Competing for Customers on 161st

Competing for Customers on 161st

Street vendors and small businesses fight for customers on the popular shopping strip, with the competition occasionally erupting into confrontations.

Angels on the B Train

Angels on the B Train

The Guardian Angels are still going strong, 33 years after they began their patrols in the Bronx.

Election Day in the Bronx

Election Day in the Bronx

Bronx residents line up to cast their votes for the presidency — and come together to await the results.

A Day in the Life of a Nun

A Day in the Life of a Nun

The Augustinian Recollect nuns of New Jersey live a simple life of contemplation and devotion. They also open up their convent to those seeking spiritual experience.

Willie Colón Performs at Lehman Center

Willie Colón Performs at Lehman Center

For the first time in 14 years, the “salsero” from Mott Haven known as “El Malo del Bronx” (the bad boy of the Bronx) returned to his old stomping grounds.

The Race is On in the West Bronx

The Race is On in the West Bronx

It’s the peak of election season with pols campaigning for the Sept.13 primary.

Rangel Wins Primary in 13th

Rangel Wins Primary in 13th

Dominican-American Adriano Espaillat takes his best shot at unseating incumbent Charlie Rangel.

Bronx Ink

Bronx Ink

Once taboo, tattoos have become the “branding” of choice for many New Yorkers. The most trendy options in the Bronx are crosses, stars, names and tramp stamps.

Hispanics Use Alternatives to Pharmacies

Hispanics Use Alternatives to Pharmacies

Many New Yorkers prefer to buy imported antibiotics in bodegas, rather than at a local pharmacy. Reasons include no insurance, fear of doctors and price.