Joyce Hogi

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Series Returns to Bronx, Bringing Thin Trickle of Business to Local Merchants

    It's officially a meme: The New York Times, following in the footsteps of WNYC and WCBS-TV, has an article today on how business at stores on 161st Street has cratered after the new Yankee Steakhouse and Baseball Stadium opened this year. A sample of the Times' contribution to the genre: While wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    New Yankee Stadium Opens Its Vast, Expensive Gates

    As part of their "please don't notice that you no longer have public parks" campaign, the Yankees opened the gates of their new stadium to Bronx residents today, distributing 15,000 tickets via community boards to watch the team take batting practice, and get a sneak preview of the borough's first $ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    Yanks Tear Up Outfield -- and Not Just By Releasing Bobby Abreu

    photo (cc) Shelley Panzarella The long wait in the Bronx may be close to an ending: A WCBS radio news helicopter flew over Yankee Stadium (the real one) yesterday and snapped photos of the outfield turf starting to be peeled off and removed. Will an actual wrecking ball be soon to follow? If so, i ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2007

    Turf Wars

    Yanks' Replacement Park Stinks, Say Bronx Residents

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2006

    Park Service Okays Yanks' Park Demolition

    One of the slim threads of red tape holding back the Yankees' plan to build a new stadium atop Macombs Dam Park has been snipped, as the National Park Service has okayed the use of federally funded parkland for the project. Though no official announcement has been made, Micaela Birmingham of New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2006