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Bronx Firefighter Becomes First Woman Featured In FDNY Calendar of Heroes

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Danae Mines is an 11-year veteran with the FDNY and is one of  New York City’s few female firefighters. Next March, Mines will also be the first woman the first woman featured in the FDNY Calendar of Heroes, even though she was initially told the calendar...

Ghetto Tours To “The Bronx” Make a Spectacle Out Of Poor People

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A New York City tour company is drawing ire for promising to stop by the Bronx ghetto as part of their excursion. For $45, Real Bronx Tours took tourists from Manhattan past a housing project, a “pickpocket hangout” according to a tour guide and food-pantry...