The Bronx

What is The Bronx known for?

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the instrument. "I never went to music school; I never took a guitar lesson, but everybody in my family plays an instrument. My mother and father both played piano, his father was the church organist, and my brother and sister both played piano and acoustic guitar." Frehley was always surrounded by music. Frehley started playing guitar at age 13. He lists Jimi Hendrix, Albert Lee, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones

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Aerosmith guitarist. Tabano was replaced by Brad Whitford in 1971. Born '''Luigi Varlaro''' in The Bronx, New York (New York City), Cornell got his start with trumpeter Red Nichols and bandleader Sammy Kaye before going solo (solo (music)). He sold over 50 million records (gramophone record). Among his hits (hit record) were "It Isn't Fair," "I'm Yours (I'm Yours (1952 song))," "I'll Walk Alone,"

) is a female Hi-NRG, house (House music) and soul (Soul music) singer-songwriter from New York's (New York City) Bronx (The Bronx), who has scored many chart (record chart) hits (hit record) during the 1990s and 2000s. college North Carolina State (North Carolina State University) highschool St. Raymond High School (St. Raymond High School for Boys), Bronx (The Bronx), New York draft 20th overall birth_date

. It won an award for "Video of the year" on Los Premios Lo Nuestro in the next year in Latin America. alias origin The Bronx, New York genre Doo-wop '''Larry Chance and the Earls''' were a popular (popular music) recording group (musical ensemble) from the 1960s formed in The Bronx, New York (New York City). In 1962, their single (single (music)) "Remember Then" was a hit (hit record), and "Life Is But a Dream," "Never" and "I Believe (I Believe (1953 song))" also charted (record chart). As the oldies revival scene started a strong run in the early 1970s and 1980s, the Earls became one of the most requested groups in the doo-wop genre. They are still actively performing and remain on the oldies circuit. birth_date United States law enforcement officials announced the arrest Thursday of four men in connection with a plot to blow up two synagogues in The Bronx (w:The Bronx), a borough of New York City (New York, New York), and shoot down military airplanes flying out of the Stewart Air National Guard Base (w:Stewart Air National Guard Base). thumb left Satellite photo of Stewart Air National Guard Base (File:Stewartafb-ny-20apr1994.jpg)

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that goal, he forms a band and struggles to find gigs at any nightclub that will hire him. Early life Pete Rock was born in The Bronx, New York, Wax Poetic interview – Pete Rock – the sixth of seven children of Jamaican immigrant parents. Pete Rock. Nature Sounds. Accessed on November 24

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Doin'? The Haya Doin'? Boys * "Here Come the Yankees", by Bob Bundin and Lou Stallman * "Jenny from the Block" by Jennifer Lopez featuring Styles P & Jadakiss * "On The Streets Of the Bronx" by The Moonglows * "Our Lady of the Bronx" by Black 47 * "Rockin' the Bronx" by Black 47 * "School of Hard Knocks" by Swizz Beatz and Drag-On * "South Bronx" by Boogie Down Productions

* "Lost in the Flood" by Bruce Springsteen * "Bulls In the Bronx" by Pierce The Veil See also United States law enforcement officials announced the arrest Thursday of four men in connection with a plot to blow up two synagogues in The Bronx (w:The Bronx), a borough of New York City (New York, New York), and shoot down military airplanes flying out of the Stewart Air National Guard Base (w:Stewart Air National Guard Base). thumb left Satellite photo of Stewart Air National Guard Base (File:Stewartafb-ny-20apr1994.jpg)

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publisher first Matthew last Karpowich first2 Andrew last2 Sorohan date July 26, 2004 His first published work was ''Superrunt'' — a comic strip collaboration with Charles "Sparky" Alzamora, published in the University at Buffalo newspaper ''The Spectrum'' while he was a student there. Jurisdiction The Court's jurisdiction comprises the following counties: Manhattan New York

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of The Bronx. He lost to the Democratic (Democratic Party (United States)) incumbent Ted Weiss by a margin of 85%-15%. 1984 print edition of the ''Almanac of American Politics'' Comic strips and books Gross was born in the Bronx (The Bronx) and served as a soldier in World War I.

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child growing up. Johnson Jr, Billy (February 16, 1999). A World Wide Phenomenon. Yahoo! Music. Accessed February 22, 2008. After completing high school in 1992, he spent a year working for AT&T and another year as a data analyst for the U.S. Department of Justice. His interest in computers and the Internet led him to study computer science at DeKalb College (Georgia Perimeter College) in Atlanta. Strauss, Neil (May 10, 1998). POP JAZZ; A Rising Rap Star Puts Content Ahead of Style. ''The New York Times''. Accessed February 22, 2008. She moved to West 257th Street in the New York City borough of The Bronx with her mother and aunt, and was regularly featured in shows with Cugat's orchestra in New York and Las Vegas, as well as in overseas engagements in Latin America and Europe. She claims he was confident in her eventual success from early on, and that she gave him a Rolls-Royce (Rolls-Royce (car)) as a parting gift once she came of legal age. United States law enforcement officials announced the arrest Thursday of four men in connection with a plot to blow up two synagogues in The Bronx (w:The Bronx), a borough of New York City (New York, New York), and shoot down military airplanes flying out of the Stewart Air National Guard Base (w:Stewart Air National Guard Base). thumb left Satellite photo of Stewart Air National Guard Base (File:Stewartafb-ny-20apr1994.jpg)

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was born, the Lopez family was living in a small apartment. A few years later, her parents had saved up enough money to be able to purchase a two-story house, which was a big event for the family. At the age of five, Lopez began taking singing and dancing lessons; and toured New York with her school when she was seven years old.

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the members of the company was a young comedian named Judy Tuvim, who later changed her name to Judy Holliday, and Green's good friend, a young musician named Leonard Bernstein, frequently accompanied them on the piano. The act's success earned them a movie offer and the Revuers traveled west in hopes of finding fame in ''Greenwich Village'', a 1944 (1944 in film) movie starring Carmen Miranda and Don Ameche, but their roles were so small they barely were noticed

solo singing

DATE OF DEATH :''For schools located in New York City (Bronx (The Bronx), Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Queens, and Richmond (Staten Island) counties), refer to List of high schools in New York City.'' Sal also enjoyed the title of Musical Director to Willie Colon's orquestra both during Willie's collaborations with famed Panamanian singer songwriter actor Rubén Blades, and Willie's solo singing ventures. Sal was born in Manhattan on June 16, 1955 and raised

The Bronx

'''The Bronx''' is the northernmost of the five boroughs (Borough (New York City)) of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. Coextensive with '''Bronx County''', it was the last of the 62 counties (County (New York)) of New York State to be incorporated. Located north of Manhattan and Queens, and south of Westchester County (Westchester County, New York), the Bronx is the only borough that is located primarily on the mainland (Contiguous United States). According to the 2010 United States Census, the Bronx's population was 1,385,108, which increased to a Census-estimated 1,418,733 by 2013. The borough has a land area of . Of the five boroughs, the Bronx has the fourth largest inland area, the fourth highest population, and the third-highest population density. U.S. Census Bureau, ''County and City Data Book:2007'' Table B-1, Area and Population, retrieved on July 12, 2008. New York County (Manhattan) was the nation's most densely populated county, followed by Kings County (Brooklyn), Bronx County, Queens County and San Francisco, California.

The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River into a hillier section in the west (West Bronx), closer to Manhattan, and a flatter eastern (East Bronx) section, closer to Long Island. East and west street addresses, however, are divided by Jerome Avenue—the continuation of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. The West Bronx was annexed to New York City (then largely confined to Manhattan) in 1874, and the areas east of the Bronx River were annexed in 1895. The Bronx first assumed a distinct legal identity when it became a borough of Greater New York (City of Greater New York) in 1898. Bronx County, with the same boundaries as the borough, was separated from New York County (afterwards coextensive with the Borough of Manhattan) as of January 1, 1914. On the start of business for Bronx County: Bronx County In Motion. New Officials All Find Work to Do on Their First Day. ''The New York Times'', January 3, 1914 (PDF retrieved on June 26, 2008): :"Despite the fact that the new Bronx County Court House is not completed there was no delay yesterday in getting the court machinery in motion. All the new county officials were on hand and the County Clerk, the District Attorney, the Surrogate, and the County Judge soon had things in working order. The seal to be used by the new county was selected by County Judge Louis D. Gibbs. It is circular. In the centre is a seated figure of Justice. To her right is an American shield and over the figure is written 'Populi Suprema.' ..." :"Surrogate George M. S. Schulz, with his office force, was busy at the stroke of 9 o'clock. Two wills were filed in the early morning, but owing to the absence of a safe they were recorded and then returned to the attorneys for safe keeping. ..." :"There was a rush of business to the new County Clerk's office. Between seventy-five and a hundred men applied for first naturalization papers. Two certificates of incorporation were issued, and seventeen judgments, seven lis pendens, three mechanics' liens and one suit for negligence were filed." :"Sheriff O'Brien announced several additional appointments."

Although the Bronx is the third most densely populated county in the U.S., about a quarter of its area is open space, including Woodlawn Cemetery (Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York)), Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Bay Park, the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo in the borough's north and center, on land deliberately reserved in the late 19th century as urban development progressed northwards and eastwards from Manhattan with the building of roads, bridges and railways.

The Bronx River was named after Jonas Bronck, who created the first settlement as part of the New Netherland colony in 1639, and eventually lent its name to the entire borough. The native Lenape were progressively displaced after 1643 by settlers. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the Bronx received many immigrant groups as it was transformed into an urban community, first from various European countries (particularly Ireland (Irish American), Germany (German American) and Italy (Italian American)) and later from the Caribbean region (particularly Puerto Rico (Puerto Ricans in the United States), Jamaica (Jamaican American) and the Dominican Republic (Dominican American)), as well as African American migrants from the American South Braver (1998) This cultural mix has made the Bronx a wellspring of both Latin music and hip hop (Hip hop music).

The Bronx contains one of the five poorest Congressional Districts in the U.S., the 15th (New York's 15th congressional district), but its wide variety of neighborhoods also include the affluent, such as middle to upper income neighborhoods like Riverdale (Riverdale, Bronx), Fieldston (Fieldston, Bronx), Spuyten Duyvil (Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx), Schuylerville (Schuylerville, Bronx), Pelham Bay (Pelham Bay, Bronx), Pelham Gardens (Pelham Gardens, Bronx), Morris Park (Morris Park, Bronx) and Country Club (Country Club, Bronx). The Bronx, particularly the South Bronx, saw a sharp decline in population, livable housing, and the quality of life in the late 1960s and the 1970s, culminating in a wave of arson. Since then the communities have shown significant redevelopment starting in the late 1980s before picking up pace in the 1990s into today. See the "Historical Populations" table in History (#Before 1914) above and its sources.

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