Hundreds of Stan Lee fans attend special ceremony coinciding with opening of Excelsior Collectibles White Castle welcomed comic book legend and former Bronxite Stan Lee into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. A big fan of White Castle since his […]
Articles by: Michael Benjamin
Mind Builders Creative Arts Center presents its “Scenes in the City” dance recital at 3 PM on Sunday, May 7 and Saturday, May 13 at Harry S. Truman High School located at 750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx NY 10475. For ticket […]
Saturday, April 22 — On this date 32 years ago, executives at one of America’s and the world’s most famous consumer brands were confidently looking forward to the morrow. After much research, experimentation and extensive taste testing, a reformulated Coca-Cola was […]
The New York City Mayor and City Council recently endorsed a plan to close Rikers. Join us to explore what Rikers means for the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day. RIKERS: AN AMERICAN JAIL, […]
On Twitter, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz announced that the next stop on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “City Hall in Your Borough” tour will be The Bronx. Sometime in late May, City Hall will relocate to 851 Grand Concourse for the week. […]
AARP Fraud Watch Network presents ‘Operation Stop Scams’ shredding event, May 3rd at Bronx Borough Hall, 851 Grand Concourse, 11 am until 2 pm. For more information, call 1-866-227-7442 or visit AARP NYC.
On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]
By Patricia Huertas When my oldest son, William, was entering first grade, I entered him in a lottery for one of New York City’s high performing public charter schools. I signed William up for a public charter school because […]
The Bronx Tech Summit Metropolitan College of New York 463 East 149th Street Bronx, NY 10451 Friday, April 28 from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. To see a list of speakers and to RSVP, visit: Bronx Tech Summit.
The first annual Bronx Summit for Women and Girls is May 12th, 9:30 am-3:30 pm at the Metropolitan College of New York at 459 E. 149th Street in the Bronx. The NYC Commission on Human Rights, Violence Intervention Program and […]
ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN–FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS–See Test Treat – Saturday, May 13th
ATTENTION BRONX WOMEN — FREE CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENINGS See, Test & Treat – Saturday, May 13th, 9AM – 2PM Montefiore Imaging Center, 3400 Bainbridge Avenue, Lower Level Suite 300, Bronx NY 10467 To register, call 718-920-4600 With breast […]
Sen. Rev. Rubén Diaz, Sr. has decided to officially announce his candidacy for the 18th Council District in the City of New York.
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On April 8, 1913, the 17th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, establishing direct popular election of senators. Previously, members of the Senate were elected by each state’s legislature. As the voting franchise expanded after the Civil War and […]
Friday, April 7 — The years of Prohibition, from 1920 to 1933, were considered a noble experiment that failed, as the subsequent crime associated with bootlegging caused problems worse than the lone problem of drunkenness. The crumbling of the unpopular Volstead […]