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A New Park Comes to the South Bronx

by Katie Fisher

Katie Fisher, WFUV News

For decades, Hunt's Point was known as the dumping site of the East Coast.  But a number of South Bronx groups, New York City agencies and community activists are transforming the area into a relaxing recreation zone. 

Broadway Groupies: Rushing a Show

by Kris Venezia
Foxwoods Theater.
kris venezia, wfuv

All this week WFUV News has been introducing you to people who can't get enough of Broadway. Groupies if you will. People who spend thousands of dollars to see their favorite shows again and again and again. But, some theater enthusiasts aren't about to empty their bank account to see a show. So they wait in long lines the day of a performance for discounted seats. These rush tickets cost much less than the regular price. 

Thinking Pink: Tracing the History of Sweet 'N Low

by George Bodarky
Sweet 'N Low factory

George Bodarky, WFUV

Sweet ’N Low is ever present in our society.  You’ll find the zero-calorie sweetener in coffee shops, in little glass trays at the diner, and in the company kitchen.  But, what you might not know is Sweet ’N Low was born and raised in Brooklyn -- by the same family that’s still tending to it today.

ACL Injuries on the Rise in Teen Athletes

by Kris Venezia
lacrosse.

Jenna4m, Flickr

All this week, WFUV News is looking at a concerning trend affecting baseball players of all ages, from Little League to Major League Baseball. Today, we shift gears and look at an injury affecting young athletes in all different kinds of sports. 

Research shows more teen baseball players are having arm problems and needing elbow surgery, but there's another serious injury impacting young athletes in multiple sports. 

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