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The Bronx ( / brɒŋks /) is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx County, in the state of New York. It is south of Westchester County; north and east of the New York City borough of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of the New York City borough of Queens, across the East River.
The Bronx is separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River and is the only district in New York located on the mainland. Culturally speaking, the Bronx is the cradle of rap and hip hop. Over 75 different languages are spoken on its streets, although English and Spanish prevail over the rest.
WAKEFIELD, Bronx (WABC) -- Several people were injured, including three firefighters, in a fast-moving fire that broke out at an apartment building in the Bronx and spread to another.
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City. It is also known as Bronx County, the last of the 62 counties of New York State to be incorporated. Located north of Manhattan and Queens, and south of Westchester County, the Bronx is the only borough that is located primarily on the mainland (a very small portion of Manhattan is located on the mainland named Marble Hill).
A group of Bronx merchants got so fed up with rampant crime in New York City that they took matters into their own hands — hiring private security guards to keep order on a bustling commercial...
The Bronx has the largest number of Puerto Ricans of any county in the United States. It also has one of the highest percentages of Dominicans in the U.S. with 14.5%. Based on sample data from the same census, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 47.29% of the population 5 and older speak only English at home. 43.67% speak Spanish at home, either exclusively or along with English.
Southeast Bronx: the southern half of the East Bronx; the area south of Pelham Parkway and east of the Bronx River; A second system divides the borough first and foremost into the following sections: North Bronx: all areas not in the South Bronx (Southwest Bronx) – i.e. the Northwest Bronx, Northeast Bronx, and Southeast Bronx;
The son of Mount Vernon Deputy Police Commissioner Jennifer Lackard is a reputed gangbanger who was shot and wounded on an MTA bus in the Bronx, sources said. City of Mount Vernon. Lackard could ...
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