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Grand Concourse Bronx Neighborhood Guide

The Concourse is an authentic representation of old New York City. The neighborhood has soul: its working class residents form an authentic community around their loved ones.

The People

Grand Concourse is a pretty diverse place. It has a population of 30,078 people where women have the majority with 53.62% and men 46.38% . The main language that they speak is Spanish with 53.5% and the other is English with 30.5% .

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The neighborhood demographics are as follows:

  • Asian – 1%
  • Black – 33%
  • Hispanic – 61%
  • Native American – 0%
  • White – 4%
  • Two or More Races – 1%
  • Other – 1%

Grand Concourse Bronx Food

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  • Court Deli: The Court Deli is a Bronx establishment that has been serving the local community for over 80 years. They are open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In addition to classic Kosher delicatessen staples like pastrami, corned beef, and frankfurters, they offer a full-service diner with a wide variety of options.
  • Flavas International Grill: No-frills eatery offering a mix of Jamaican fare & soul food, plus smoothies, juice & espresso.
  • Feeding Tree: This casual Bronx eatery offers homestyle Jamaican classics like Oxtail, Tripe & Beans, Curried Goat, and Jerk Chicken.
  • Brothers Seafood: This no-frills seafood joint offers up classic fried seafood dishes like fish, shrimp, and clams.

The Vibe

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The Concourse is an authentic representation of what New York City was before Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn became corporate and whitewashed. The neighborhood has soul: its working class residents form an authentic community around their families, friends, and neighbors. The neighborhood also offers real diversity, with most residents being Hispanic, as well as a sizable population of African immigrants. This has resulted in a very livable community that has attracted an influx of newcomers, mostly millennials who have become priced out of Manhattan. When they arrive, they find an authentic, true community that can’t be replicated in Manhattan.

The Setting

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Concourse is in the southwestern section of the Bronx. It is right across the Harlem River from Manhattan. The neighborhood’s southern border is around 153 St. The western border runs along Jerome Ave. E Clark Pl is the edge of the neighborhood’s northern border. Grand Concourse is the neighborhood’s eastern border.

Grand Concourse Bronx Attractions

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  • Yankee Stadium: This is the home field where the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball play. Going to a Yankees game is an authentic New York experience that shouldn’t be passed up.
  • Joyce Kilmer Park: This park, bounded by the Grand Concourse, Walton Avenue, 164th and 161st Streets, is named after Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918), poet, journalist, and soldier. It features the “Lorelei” fountain & the Louis J. Heintz Memorial
  • The Bronx Museum of the Arts: The Bronx Museum of the Arts is an internationally recognized cultural destination that presents innovative contemporary art exhibitions and education programs and is committed to promoting cross-cultural dialogues for diverse audiences.
  • Andrew Freedman Home: A place where art and culture converge, the talents and dreams of their visitors are nurtured and the possibilities unleashed. They’re all about building vibrant, sustainable programs and projects that transform their neighborhoods!

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  • Stan’s Sports Bar: This is the official place to be before, after, and even during Yankees Games. You’ll find plenty of diehard fans to watch the game with.
  • Sam’s: Burgers & Southern comfort fare round out the menu at this unfussy, low-lit tavern with DJ events.
  • Bronx Draft House: Bustling alehouse featuring draft microbrews, cocktails & pub grub in a compact, modern interior.

Moving Here

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