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Bedford Park residents proud of their neighborhood

Residents of Bedford Park say their neighborhood is on the rise and is the lost jewel of the Bronx. ?We?ve got a lot of stores and businesses going on - the crime is lower,? says Marivel Barreto, who

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2008, 2:55 AM

Updated 5,828 days ago

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Residents of Bedford Park say their neighborhood is on the rise and is the lost jewel of the Bronx.
?We?ve got a lot of stores and businesses going on - the crime is lower,? says Marivel Barreto, who lives in the area. ?It's really good.?
Residents say the Victorian-style homes, cultural diversity and affordable apartments make Bedford Park one of the borough?s most charming neighborhoods.
The neighborhood?s location, just minutes from Manhattan, is also a plus, residents say.
?You got the D and the 4 trains ? it's all here,? says Zulma Leonardo.


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