Bronx President Discusses the Borough’s Progress, Problems

June 6, 2007 | City Talk with Doug Muzzio

The reason the Bronx has come back in ways no one ever imagined an inner city area could is that local people rolled up their sleeves and made it happen, says Borough President Adolfo Carrion. What are the biggest remaining challenges, now that streets are safer? Ensuring residents quality education and health, he says. As for attractions, Yankee Stadium is a success story. The revitalized Hunts Point fish and produce markets are drawing shoppers. Next on the tourist front: Why not a museum celebrating the Bronx as the birthplace of hip-hop, Carrion says.
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