Bronx Landmarks

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they reminisced […]

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL

SUCCESS ACADEMY TO REVITALIZE LANDMARK BRONX COURTHOUSE AND OPEN GROUND-BREAKING HIGH SCHOOL After decades of vacancy, the iconic courthouse will become the educational home for hundreds of Bronx students receiving free, world-class preparation for college BRONX, NY —  Today, Success […]

SUNY Maritime College Ranked Among Top Colleges

SUNY Maritime College Ranked Among Top Colleges

The influential education-research company Princeton Review, just published its 2016 annual college handbook and ranked the State University of New York Maritime College at Fort Schuyer, among the top 10 schools in the nation for career placement after graduation. Studies show the number one worry […]

JEROME PARK RESERVOIR ACCESS – THIS WEEKEND!

JPR RESERVOIR ACCESS – THIS WEEKEND! It’s finally here!  The weather forecast looks good for a weekend of ‘behind the fence’ walking, running, or jogging at the Jerome Park Reservoir.  This Saturday and Sunday (November 14 and 15), the general […]

Good Afternoon From The Bronx

Good Afternoon From The Bronx

On Wednesday, our managing editor was headed downtown but not before he created a Periscope broadcast from the elevated platform at the IRT #4 161st Street – Yankee Stadium station. He had a great view of the new Yankees Stadium, the […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Bronx Landmarks, Video
Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place of  George L. (“Tex”) Rickard’s grave.  Tex Rickard was the founding owner of the New York Rangers Hockey team.

Kick Off The New York Rangers 2015-16 Season At Woodlawn Cemetery — This Was No Joke

Last week when The Bronx Chronicle received an email with the subject line: “New York Rangers Season Kick-off in The Bronx,” we were intrigued. When we realized it would be celebrated at Woodlawn Cemetery, our managing editor scratched his chin then […]

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Letter To The Editor: Reclaiming The Bronx’s Cultural Legacy

Don’t Let Gentrification Be The Main Consequence of the Reclamation of the Bronx’s Cultural Legacy It is great to see the cultural landmarks of the Bronx, such as the street jazz great Maxine Sullivan lived on, be officially recognized by […]

New XM Café Opens At The Bronx Museum

New XM Café Opens At The Bronx Museum

After years of waiting, the Bronx Museum of the Arts will once again boast of a café offering coffee, salads, sandwiches, and pastries. Continuing the Bronx Museum’s commitment to engaging with the local community, the XM Café will be a valuable […]

BP DIAZ PRAISES LEGISLATION ON HERMAN BADILLO POST OFFICE

BP DIAZ PRAISES LEGISLATION ON HERMAN BADILLO POST OFFICE

  Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is praising Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, as well as his borough’s Congressional delegation, for introducing legislation today that would rename the Morrisania branch of the United State Post Office in honor […]

BP DIAZ: RENAME BRONX POST OFFICE FOR HERMAN BADILLO

BP DIAZ: RENAME BRONX POST OFFICE FOR HERMAN BADILLO

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a letter to the United States Congress proposing that the United States Postal Service’s Morrisania branch, located at 442 East 167th Street, Bronx, NY, 10456, be renamed in honor of former U.S. […]

Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Column from Westchester Square Zerega Improvement Organization (Sandi Lusk)

Post by Contributor Sandi Lusk Last week Woody and I attended a meeting about the new Westchester Square Branch Library to be built on Lane Avenue in the Square. The NYPL VP for Government and Community Affairs, the VP for […]

Wave Hill Events Jan 16–Jan 23

Wave Hill Events Jan 16–Jan 23

By this time of the year, our gardeners have moved deep into a planning phase, plotting, planning and dreaming their way toward spring and the new life they will help bring to life in every corner of the gardens. That […]

by · January 15, 2015 · Bronx Landmarks, Bulletin Board, Parks
Area on Hart Island where infants and childre who died from AIDS are buried without identity or respect

Hart Island: Defaming the Dead

Over 1,000,000 human beings are buried without dignity on Hart Island. Yes, 1,000,000. That includes stillborn infants, children who have died of AIDS, veterans, the indigent, the homeless, and unidentified people who died at hospitals and nursing homes. Also, individuals […]

by · January 12, 2015 · Bronx Landmarks, Editorials
Wave Hill Events Jan 9–Jan 16

Wave Hill Events Jan 9–Jan 16

With the arrival of the new year, there is a subtle shift of energy in the landscape. A birding walk, a family walk (who’s awake?), a nature walk and talk (who’s asleep?) and this week’s family art, all focus on […]

by · January 8, 2015 · Bronx Landmarks, Bulletin Board, Parks
Woodlawn Cemetery: For the Living, Too

Woodlawn Cemetery: For the Living, Too

Post by Stephanie Raptis According to “History in Asphalt” by John McNamara, Woodlawn Cemetery has been a cultural resource and outdoor museum since it was incorporated as a non-sectarian cemetery in December 1863. Reverend Absalom Peters was a theologian, poet, […]

by · November 7, 2014 · Bronx Landmarks