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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. 

Morning Brief: February 20

by Kris Venezia
New York City.

Justin Wolfe, Flickr


Today has the potential to be the coldest day of the year for New York City. The morning will be chilly, with temperatures in the early hours in the single digits. Then, it should warm up with sunny skies and a high of 22. Tonight, mostly clear with a low of 11. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Morning Brief: February 17

by Kris Venezia

Smithsonian National Zoo, Flickr

Snow continues to fall in the northeast United States. In New York City, the snow and cold temperatures are making commuting a hassle for residents. [NY Daily News]


Today, light snow in the morning followed by mostly cloudy skies, high of 28, and tonight, mostly cloudy with a low of 16. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Morning Brief: February 16

by Kris Venezia

Andy Cross, Flickr

New York City residents (and pretty much the whole northeast United States) are dealing with the cold temperatures on President's Day. The winds mixed with the already low temperatures have brought the wind chill below freezing. New York City officials have urged residents to be smart and stay indoors when possible. [CBS NY]


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