BXTRA Nostalgic

–Tatyana Turner Today, November 8, 2017, the Bronx Zoo reached 118-years of existence. The zoo opened up in 1899 when a taxidermist by the name of Temple Hornaday made an effort to keep Bison from going extinct. Throughout its history, the zoo housed more than 6,000 animals representing 600 different species ( including humans) see–Ota […]

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BXTRA Proactive

  –Tatyana Turner Don’t have this attitude :  It is your business! So go out, vote, make a difference, and BXTRA! Now that we have that covered…what’s this vote ‘yes’ and vote ‘no’ business? There are three ballot proposals and I am going to sum up the first one since its been advertised. Proposal 1 […]

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BXTRA Eco Friendly

–Tatyana Turner A seemingly unkempt section of Franz Sigel Park is now a much neater area to walk through thanks to the Bronx Rox, an extraordinary community based organization that works to promote our borough. Today, over 40 volunteers including Youth Explorers, members of the NYPD 44th Precinct, and Bronx families came together to paint […]

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