Apostasy Definition: (noun) Abandonment of one’s religious faith, a political party, one’s principles, or a cause. Synonyms: Defection, Renunciation Usage: He had been very devoted to his cause, so when he declared his apostasy to the crowd, there was an […]
Max Planck (1858) Planck was an influential German physicist whose work on black body radiation earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918. He also discovered the elementary quantum of action, now known as Planck’s constant. As the influential […]
I’ve been a great deal happier … since I have given up thinking about what is easy and pleasant, and being discontented because I couldn’t have my own will. Our life is determined for us—and it makes the mind very […]
Chairman Crowley on Republicans’ New Premium-Raising Health Care Proposal (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after it was reported that congressional Republicans are considering an amended health care repeal bill that would […]
New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently
New Affordable-Housing Community in the Bronx Provides Opportunity for People with Mental Disabilities to Live Independently Grand opening of Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new 68-unit development that integrates quality, affordable-housing with supportive services State of New York and UnitedHealthcare were […]
Peter Kenneth Frampton (1950) British rocker Peter Frampton performed with successful bands The Herd and Humble Pie before going solo in 1971. His breakthrough album, 1976’s Frampton Comes Alive!, remains one of the best-selling live albums of all time. It […]
My father must have had some elementary education, for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately. George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
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 […]
Vestige Definition: (noun) A visible trace, evidence, or sign of something that once existed but exists or appears no more. Synonyms: Tincture, Trace, Shadow Usage: He was so deadly pale – which had not been the case when they went […]
Design Trust for Public Space will launch an open call for project ideas—Public for All: Rethinking Shared Space in New York—at a public forum in the Bronx. Community activists , City leaders, and Design Trust Fellows and Partners from Bronx’s […]
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.
Bonhomie Definition: (noun) A pleasant and affable disposition. Synonyms: Affability, Affableness, Amiableness, Geniality, Amiability Usage: The good humor and bonhomie called up by this last evening had disappeared.