Pedro Espada Jr.'s new district office, eight months in the making, sits seven floors above the street in a swank office building on Fordham Road. It's beautiful. New carpeting, new paint job. Giant photos of the controversial Bronx State Senator adorn the back wall. One shows Espada wearing a suit and red boxing gloves.
It's a fitting image because the pugnacious Espada - his ringtone is "Eye of the Tiger," a song made famous in the "Rocky" films - literally fought his way into this office