BP DIAZ HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL RECOGNIZING THE GROWING HINDU COMMUNITY On Thursday, October 27, 2016 Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the 2ndAnnual Diwali celebration observing the Hindu Festival of Lights at the Vishnu […]
New York City FC Launch #SupportYourCity Playoff Campaign New York City FC has officially launched the #SupportYourCity playoff campaign, a rallying cry for all New Yorkers to get behind the Club as they enter playoffs for the first time in […]
On this date in 1858, Hamilton Smith patented a rotary washing machine. The first electric washer came along in 1908.
Is Obamacare Collapsing? by Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., J.D. Those enrolled in Obamacare are facing serious challenges. Rising Premiums is the immediate issue, but more broadly, the survival of the entire program is in jeopardy. Bloomberg reports that “Premiums for […]
Cleveland Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in Game 1 of World Series Dominant pitching by Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber and a 3-run home run in the 8th inning helped lead the Indians to a 6-0 win in the first […]
Council’s proposal would add thousands of food carts before we know if new regulations are working By Michael Lambert and Ellen Baer Everyone agrees that the street vending system in New York City is confusing and unfair for everyone involved: […]
Minnie Pearl Pearl was an American country comedienne, born Sarah Colley in Centerville, Tennessee. One of the Grand Ole Opry’s most iconic performers, she appeared on the show for more than 50 years, performing routines that gently poked fun at […]
Pain like mine demands new modes of song. Miguel de Cervantes (1546-1616)
Calumet Definition: (noun) A long-stemmed sacred or ceremonial tobacco pipe used by certain Native American peoples. Synonyms: Peace pipe Usage: Among the Blackfeet warriors who advanced with the calumet of peace she recognized a brother.
Telling Our Stories: Domestic Violence Awareness Giving a voice to survivors while celebrating their strength through dialog and resources BRONX, NY– The Bronx Veteran Chamber of Commerce presents Telling Our Stories: Domestic Violence Awareness event on October 29th, 2016 at […]
October is National Crime Prevention Month, with special awareness and education events planned across the country.
By Sharita Moore-Willis Recently, Mayor Bill de Blasio went in front of the Association for a Better New York and told the crowd that he doesn’t “accept the notion of the good school and the bad school” in New York […]
This season, Justin Turner set career highs across the board, including games played (151), home runs (27), RBI (90), doubles (34), runs scored (79), walks (48) and slugging percentage (.493).
On this date in 1955, the first consumer microwave oven models were introduced, but they required installation and cost $1,200.