# The bronx
Apply now for brand-new affordable apartments near Yankee Stadium starting at $843 a month
Applications are now being accepted via New York City's Housing Connect Affordable Housing program for a new development in the Highbridge neighborhood of The Bronx. Located at 1169 River Avenue, the brand-new 19-story building has 245 units across just over 200,000 square feet and is being constructed under the Supportive Housing Opportunity Program of New York State Homes and Community Renewal and the Supportive Housing Loan Program of the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Score truly affordable apartments in the Bronx starting at $683 for 3 bedrooms - lottery now open!
WEST FARMS—A new lottery has been launched for a brand new affordable housing residential building with rents that are truly affordable for local Bronx residents. Located at 1923 West Farms Road, the 16-story building is part of the massive Compass Residences that spans the Crotona Park East and West Farms neighborhoods of The Bronx with 1,374 apartments across eight buildings steps from the Bronx River and one block from the 2 and 5 subway line at West Farms Square/East Tremont Avenue.
New luxury building in South Bronx asking $3,068 a month for a studio
MOTT HAVEN—Where else but the South Bronx can you live practically on top of a major highway and be expected to pay up to $5,500 a month for a two-bedroom apartment?. Welcome to Mott Haven, the epicenter of the gentrification of the South Bronx.
MTA reports 4% faster bus speeds in The Bronx after redesign implementation
After delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic since it was first announced in 2018, the Bronx Bus Redesign was finally implemented last summer, and now, after half a year of studying the changes in real-time, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced that the changes to bus routes have been a success.
Adidas opens first Bronx store
Attention sneakerheads: Sneaker giant Adidas has opened its first store in The Bronx. Located at The Mall at Bay Plaza, the store is part of the brand's expansion in the New York City region and is an 11,000-square-foot space offering the latest in the company's famed footwear brand.
Apply for brand new apartments as low as $569 a month for two bedrooms in Bedford Park
Applications for New York City's Housing Connect lottery are now being accepted for a brand-new development in the Bedford Park neighborhood of The Bronx. Known as The Bronx Grove, 127 newly constructed units are spread across two buildings located at 261 E 202nd street and 270 E 203rd street and includes amenities like security guards, air conditioning, and a gym, as well as the standard shared laundry room.
Brand new and truly affordable apartments now available in Fordham starting at $567/month
New York City's housing lottery on Housing Connect has launched lottery applications for brand-new apartments in the Fordham section of The Bronx. The development, known as Twin Parks Terrace, is a brand-new 14-story building with 181 residential units constructed on a parking lot owned by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) that was underutilized.
Six Bronx Catholic Schools to Close Permanently this June: Archdiocese of New York Announces Closures
After a brief pause on Catholic school closings by the Archdiocese of New York due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Archdiocese has announced the closures of a dozen New York City schools.
Bally's is gambling on bringing a casino to The Bronx
Bally's is seeking to expand its gambling empire into The Bronx, hoping to snag one of up to three downstate casino licenses that New York State may issue in the near future.
Don't Miss This in NYC: A Black-owned coffee company, an unforgettable elm tree, locations from 'Fort Apache, The Bronx'
In case you're not familiar with Don't Miss This in NYC, I've rounded up some of the most interesting lifestyle stories in NYC from the NewsBreak Contributor network to share with you.
Fun facts, history, people, and things from The Bronx you probably didn't know
The Bronx has quite the image in many people's minds, whether locally or across the world, but there are many actual real things, people, facts, and history about the northernmost borough of New York City that many people don't know.
Upcoming South Bronx housing lottery claims $3,400 a month for a 2 bedroom apartment is affordable
As another phase of construction is nearing completion at a controversial and gentrifying development along the Harlem River Waterfront in the Port Morris neighborhood of the South Bronx is nearing completion, a wave of online ads have been released touting the number of units that have been set aside as "rent-stabilized."
SEE IT: Dolphins spotted this week in The Bronx River!
First, the beavers arrived and made the Bronx River their home—the first time the critters called New York City home in over 200 years. Now, this week not one but two dolphins were spotted in the Bronx River at Starlight Park near Bronx River House, home of the Bronx River Alliance.
$20 million Mega Millions ticket sold in The Bronx
A ticket worth $20 million bucks for this past Tuesday's mega-million drawing was sold in The Bronx at 170th Street Grocery in the Mount Eden neighborhood of The Bronx. This isn't the first time a winning ticket has been sold in The Bronx but it does appear to be the largest winning in recent memory.
The Bronx is freezing: Borough leads NYC in heat & hot water complaints for sixth year in a row
A new report by RentHop, a real estate listing website that also provides various annual reports in the markets they serve, compiles heat and hot water complaints across the five boroughs of New York City and shows that, once again, The Bronx has by far, the most such complaints.
The most expensive single family home for 2022 in The Bronx sold for $4.4 million
When it comes to single-family home sales prices, the landmarked Fieldston neighborhood in Riverdale in The Bronx continues to be the setting for the most expensive single-family home of the year in the borough.
Hochul's planned Interborough Express is a step in the right direction but leaves Bronx residents in the cold
For almost a decade now, Welcome2TheBronx has joined activists calling for the creation of the TriboroRx line that would stretch from Co-op City, The Bronx to Bayridge, Brooklyn connecting its over 6 million residents—roughly 75% of New York City's population—without having to go through Manhattan as public transit commuters must do so now.
Two condos in the South Bronx sell for over $1.1 million each shattering real estate records
For the first time in South Bronx real estate history, condominium apartments have cracked the $1 million price tag. The two units are located in the Bronx Bricks condominium at 305 E 140th Street, the first condo loft conversion in the South Bronx back in 2008.
The Bronx is getting a new, green and futuristic library
The Bronx will soon be home to one of the most beautiful libraries in New York City. Renderings have been revealed for the new Westchester Square Library Branch of the New York Public Library, which, once complete, will replace the current branch located a few blocks away over on Glebe Avenue.
125 years ago, the five boroughs are joined to create today's New York City
On January 1st, 1898, after years of planning and razor-thin election results, the five boroughs we know today as The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, were consolidated into one city to create the New York City we know today 125 years later.