Montenegro is set to become NATO’s 29th member. The alliance’s mission has been seen, once again, as vital to the security of Europe in the wake of Russia’s vast military buildup, and its aggressive foreign policy which has included the […]
Archive for May, 2016
Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1] On Saturday, Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo joined his upcoming opponent Chris Diaz at a South Bronx street fair. ￼ ￼ Both fighters appeared together to promote their upcoming June 11 fight on […]
Boxing Promo: Verdejo vs Diaz [Video] ￼ Boxer Felix Verdejo joined his opponent Chris Diaz to promote their upcoming June 11 fight taking place on the eve of National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. [en Espanol]
A poet can survive everything but a misprint. Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
rivulet Definition: (noun) A small brook or stream. Synonyms: rill, runnel, streamlet, run Usage: A tiny rivulet of cold water trickled outward from the opening.
Henry Sidgwick (1838) Sidgwick was a British philosopher whose Methods of Ethics is considered by some to be the most significant 19th-century ethical work in English. Drawing on the utilitarianism of John Stuart Mill and the categorical imperative of Immanuel […]
Last year, my friend Laura was able to showcase her first Sing for Hope piano in Owen Dolan Park. This year she is back in Owen Dolan park again with another awesome piano. Make sure you check it out. There will also be […]
Today is the last day for submissions to NYC Department of Design and Construction photo contest! Submit your best stories and photos depicting the vibrant South Bronx. Entry is free and available online at SlideRoom. Photos will be displayed on […]
One of the worst calamities to hit the U.S. happened on this date in 1889 — the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood.
Mayor de Blasio delivered remarks at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony.
In 1873, New York was the first state to designate Memorial Day as a legal holiday.
Cases of Interest for the Week of May 30, 2016 Monday, May 30, 2016 ADA Judge Part # Status Defendant Name Case Details HOLIDAY MEMORIAL DAY All court parts except Arraignments will be closed. Tuesday, May 31, 2016 […]
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you’ve conquered human nature. Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
billfold Definition: (noun) A pocket-size case for holding papers andpaper money. Synonyms: wallet, notecase, pocketbook Usage: The thief was at the bar, eyeing the patrons’ billfoldsand gauging their levels of intoxication.
René Barrientos (1919) Barrientos was elected vice president of Bolivia in 1964, but he soon broke with the president and joined other army officers in a coup. He was installed as head of a military junta and became the sole president after winning the 1966 […]