Wakefield (Bronx)

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Increase in Shootings in the Bronx, Brooklyn North, and Queens South This Year

    Summer is here. Memorial Day has passed and on June's first weekend, thirteen people were shot over a nine hour stretch spanning Saturday night and Sunday morning. The number of shootings traditionally rises with the heat. More folks outside for more hours. More rubbing shoulders and more getting on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Columbus Circle Is the Most Requested Bike Share Station Location

    ​Following the announcement of a bike-share program that would bring 10,000 bikes to the streets of New York City, the Department of Transportation put out a call asking for suggestions on where people wanted stations located. Yesterday, they announced that they'd gotten 5,566 individual stati ... More >>

  • News

    March 9, 2011

    NYC's Ten Worst Tenants

    We hope you don't live next to these people

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Nia Jeanty, 14, Missing in the Bronx

    Where is Nia Jeanty?​Cops are asking the public's help in finding 14-year-old Nia Jeanty, last seen at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, February 4, in the area of Tillotson and Baychester avenues in the far north Bronx. Jeanty, who lives at 4362 Edson Avenue in the Wakefield neighborhood, is 5-8, 170 pound ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Man Shot, Killed in the Wakefield Section of the Bronx

    View Larger Map DATE: Thursday Aug. 11, 2010 at approximately 12:12 a.m. LOCATION: The corner of Matilda Avenue and East 240 Street, Wakefield, The Bronx. Police responded just after midnight to a shooting in the Wakefield section of the Bronx. They found a man shot in the chest. He was taken to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    From the Vault: The Top 5 Most Fashionable Shows From The '80s

    ​Before Carrie Bradshaw's ballerina skirt and Blair Waldorf's slutty/Stepford Wives silk blouses, there were Punky Brewster's ripped "boyfriend" jeans. In honor of the Metropolitan Museum's "American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity," which explores the style evolution of American women ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: Is This Really Happening? Seems Like Opening Day Was Yesterday...

    ​That was the first entry I wrote this year.. It goes without saying that, of course, the Yanks have won nothing yet. But it's so surreal now to think about times when baseball isn't even on. Regardless of who wins this series, there's only 1 more week of baseball left til the long winter is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2006

    Commish, Mayor Warned: 'Blood on Their Hands'

    Scoppetta cheering on the FDNY gridiron team in 2002. This photo clearly calls for a sports metaphor, so…Woodlawn residents are hoping to block the commissioner's blitz on Ladder 39. (FDNY) The crowd of well-dressed, mostly elderly citizens probably looked harmless to Fire Commissioner Nichola ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2005

    Hunting the Magic Number

    In council races around town, it's a tale of two cities

  • News

    August 2, 2005

    Finding Your Voice

    Candidates for Public Advocate clash over job description

  • Theater

    January 20, 2004

    In the Re-Beginning

    The Mysteries' two acts are like apples and oranges, but which is the fruit of knowledge?

  • Theater

    December 30, 2003

    Going Medieval

    New artistic director gives the classics a religious makeover

  • NYC Life

    February 18, 2003
  • News

    April 18, 2000

    Portrait of a Protest

    Taking globalization personally: Nine New Yorkers say what moved them to march on the IMF