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BRONX-BASED BANKS

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by Professor Lloyd Ultan

Banks are needed to provide the financing for business expansion and to give homeowners mortgages. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some had their headquarters in the borough.

The first attempt […]

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POE COTTAGE ON PERISCOPE

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We joined the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation for a live broadcast on Periscope on January 21, 2016.  You can watch the archived feed here – katch.me/nycparks We had fun answering questions from […]

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SPOOKY BRONX TALES

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Need some creepy stories for Halloween?
Look no further than The Bronx, where ghostly myths and legends are plentiful.  Here is just a small selection of stories from “Tales of the Supernatural”, the October 31, 1980 airing of […]

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POE AUDIO TOURS

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Can’t visit the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage in person? There are a number of ways you can listen to audio tours of the cottage.  These are also accessible on the Poe Audio page of the […]

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