Bronx

New York City Flunks Air Quality Report

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Chrysler Building, Smog
Laurence Dodd, Flickr

New York City’s air ranks amongst the dirtiest in the United States. According to the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report, the five boroughs have the worst air in state, with the Bronx representing the most dangerous levels of pollutants statewide. 

Elderly Care Centers Slated To Close

by Claudia Morell
Protesters in the Bronx
Marisa Galdi, WFUV

The fate of more than a hundred senior centers in New York City is hanging in the balance, and that has a lot of older New Yorkers concerned.  The Bloomberg administration is threatening closings because of proposed state budget cuts.

Staying Warm and Cozy in NYC

by George Bodarky
Indoor rainforest at the New York Botanical Garden
George Bodarky

We still have 22 days to go until the first day of Spring, and wanted to share some ways to help make the last bit of winter warm and cozy in New York City.

On this week's Cityscape we explore an indoor rainforest, talk with the creator of a hot chocolate festival, and visit a hot sauna.

Uninsured Children Suffer From Poor Dental Health

by Sara Kugel
Child at the dentist
Katie Fisher

Eight percent of children in New York State are uninsured, according to a study by the Children’s Defense Fund, and many of those children are going without dental care. 

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