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Park of the day

  • Benjamin Gladstone Square — Hoe Ave., Westchster Ave., W. Farms Rd., the Bronx — Named for Benjamin Gladstone (1897-1935), a New York City native who represented the Bronx's Fifth Assembly District in the New York State Legislature.

Concert Calendar

Here's the AGBC Concert Calendar for the upcoming week:

Find more fun things to do at agreatbigcity.com/events.


Learn about New York

Here's something you may not have known about New York:

Weather

The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 70°F on February 5, 1991
Record Low: -6°F on February 5, 1918

Weather for the week ahead: Rain tomorrow through next Friday.


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Intro and outro music: 'Start the Day' by Lee Rosevere — Concert Calendar music from Jukedeck.com

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