Close-Up on Riverdale

Best Bars/Clubs: The An Beal Bocht Café (445 W. 238th Street, 718-884-7127) serves a mix of Irish expats, lesbians, and local college and prep school students until 4 a.m.

Politicians: Councilman G. Oliver Koppell (Democrat), Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz (Democrat), State Senator Eric T. Schneiderman (Democrat) and State Senator Jeff Klein (Democrat), and Congressman Eliot Engel (Democrat).

Crime Stats: The 50th Precinct serves Riverdale, Marble Hill, Kingsbridge, Van Cortlandt Village, and Van Cortlandt Park. As of November 6, 2005, it reported 4 murders, 13 rapes, 171 robberies, 117 felony assaults, 182 burglaries. (The 50th Precinct serves Riverdale, Marble Hill, Kingsbridge, Van Cortlandt Village, and Van Cortlandt Park. As of September, it reported three murders, down one from last year; 17 rapes, up one; 134 robberies, down 14; 110 felonious assaults, up 28; and 214 burglaries, down 17. Crime has dropped about 68 percent over the past 10 years, slightly more than the city’s overall 64 percent decrease.)

« Previous Page
 |
 
1
 
2
 
All
 
My Voice Nation Help
0 comments
 
Loading...