Word on the Street: Borough’s bad rap

News 12 hit the streets to see how residents feel about their own borough.

News 12 hit the streets to see how residents feel about their own borough.

News 12 hit the streets to see how residents feel about their own borough. (10/20/15)

THE BRONX - Despite some major revitalization projects in the Bronx, some say the borough continues to get a bad rap.

In an article in Crain's New York, business owners say they continue to find it hard to attract investors because they still see the borough as a place of high poverty and crime rates as it was in the 1980s.

News 12 hit the streets to see how residents feel about their own borough.

 

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