Tremont (Bronx)

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    Which Neighborhoods Had the Biggest Increase in Murders in 2013?

    Another year, another drop in the city-wide murder rate. Down 20 percent, from 419 in 2012 to 329 through Sunday. But like so many of New York City's improvements in recent decades, the year's crime drop did not sweep through each neighborhood equally. Some precincts oversaw a significant reductio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    NYPD Hunts Serial Groper in the Bronx

    Cops are hunting a sexual deviant who has been prowling the Tremont section of the Bronx. He's wanted for groping two young women last week. The first took place on Thursday, September 26, just before 7 a.m., at the intersection of East 188th Street and Lorillard Place. The man approached a 20-year- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2012

    Tremont's Zach Lombardo on Being a 'Neat' Guy

    Zach Lombardo​Zach Lombardo, a Cleveland native, has been at West Village newcomer Tremont for seven months. During his time bartending at the restaurant (51 Bank Street, 212-488-1019), the Randolph alum has tried to take advantage of the four seasons in designing cocktails. He talked to the V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Birreria; Lauren Shockey at Left Bank

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema ascends to the summit of Eataly, to Birreria, where "the food is superb." Lauren Shockey is not so impressed by Left Bank: "Although the food and exceptionally friendly service more than pass muster, the culinary creativity is, well, lacking." Sam Sifton, in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Open and Closed: Say Hello to The Lot on Tap, Goodbye to Café Charbon

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. New Roma Pizza on the Lower East Side has been closed since Memorial Day and will not reopen. [Bowery Boogie] The New York Film Academy Café will close its doors on June 30, as the building t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Kool Herc's Top Three Old-School New York Hip-Hop Venues

    ​Kool Herc plays the genesis figure in hip-hop's fable; the first party the Jamaican-born, Bronx-raised DJ threw in the recreation room of his building at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in 1973 is credited with formalizing the genre. From behind two turntables Herc spun the short, percussive sections of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Pascual Flores, 22, Stabbed to Death During Beer Run in Brooklyn; Bronx Teen Shot Dead

    ​Saturday night's party went on too long for Pascual Flores. The 22-year-old Bronx man was stabbed to death shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday, February 20, in Brooklyn, at Liberty and Sheridan avenues in East New York. Cops say he had left a party with another man to get more beer when they were confro ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 2, 2006

    The Gentle Combat of Mapes Avenue

    At a jujitsu program in the Bronx, soft is hard and surviving is victory.

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Arson for Hire

    The Men Who Are Burning New York

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Coming of Age

    1976–1985: Punk to Pomo, Basquiat to Breakdancing

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Turnout in the Eye of the Beholder

    From its buzzing nerve center under the elevated tracks at Westchester Square, Fernando Ferrer's GOTV operation in the Bronx says it saw turnout at 2001 levels this morning. But a local city council campaign tells the opposite story: record low numbers of voters—around half the usual amount ... More >>

  • News

    April 24, 2001

    Toil and Temptation

    From the Car Wash to the Chicano Club, a Mexican Teenager Learns to Survive in the Bronx

  • News

    November 17, 1998

    Autopsy on Alfonse

    A Look at the Real Numbers in '98 Sweepstakes