the Bronx

On view thru Nov. 1, Frida Kahlo Art, Garden, Life focuses on the artist’s use of the natural world as subject matter and more.

Every September, the Bronx’s Arthur Avenue is home to Ferragosto, a day-long festival celebrating the street’s Italian stores and restaurants.

A few weeks ago, I spent the morning walking around The New York Botanical Garden.

My first three years in New York City I spent living in Marble Hill—a small neighborhood located in the Bronx, right across the Hudson River from Manhattan’s northernmost neighborhood, Inwood. Similar to both Inwood and the other northern Manhattan neighborhood, Washington Heights, a large portion of Marble Hill’s residents are Dominican.

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