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Where The Pols Are, October 13

Where The Pols Are, October 13

Friday, October 13 Governor Cuomo is in New York City. Comptroller Scott Stringer has no public schedule. 10:00 AM – State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli holds a press conference to discuss the Dignity for All Students Act and how well schools […]

A mother and daughter in Bedford Park seek food and water donations along Webster Avenue for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and earth quake victims in Mexico.--Photo by David Greene

Gibson Urges Continued Hurricane Relief Donations

COUNCIL MEMBER GIBSON ENCOURAGES DONATIONS FOR HURRICANE MARIA RELIEF EFFORT This week, Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson reminded Bronxites, the people of Council District 16 and across New York City to continue making donations of items that are critically needed […]

Italian American Heritage Month Event, October 12

Italian American Heritage Month Event, October 12

Credit: Spotlight on Yonkers

Join in the Columbus Day Parade Tomorrow

Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas (North & South America) and elsewhere like Italy and Spain which celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Though the day […]

Diaz Hosts Italian-American Heritage Month

Diaz Hosts Italian-American Heritage Month

Invites you to join him on
Thursday, October 12, 5:30 PM,
Schiff Family Great Hall

at the Bronx Zoo.

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration

BP Diaz Hosts Bronx Diwali Celebration On Friday, October 13, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with the NYC Commission on Human Rights and Members of the South Asian and Caribbean Communities will host the 3rd Annual […]

The Bronx Culture Trolley is Back!

The Bronx Culture Trolley is Back!

The Bronx Culture Trolley returns on October 4. The Bronx Culture Trolley is a program of the Bronx Council on the Arts. Hop on our free trolley for guided tours of art galleries, museums and culture centers. An exciting and unique […]

La Borinqueña ©2017, Somos Arte. Artwork: Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez (Penciler), Elliot Fernandez (Inker), Juan Fernandez (Colorist)

A Super Hero for Our Times: La Borinqueña, October 4

Arte de La Borinqueña A Collection of Fine Art Prints Curated by Edgardo Miranda Rodriguez. Opening Reception, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6 PM — Casita Maria Gallery, 928 Simpson St, 6 fl, The Bronx. On October 4, Casita Maria Center […]

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

Ponce Bank Offers Free Wire Transfers to Puerto Rico

The NYC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced this week that its member Ponce Bank will offer free wire transfers to Puerto Rico. Participating bank branches, addresses and phone numbers are listed below. Bronx Ponce De Leon Westchester Branch 2244 Westchester […]

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Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Mexico Relief Drives

Donation Drive for Puerto Rico and Mexico El Museo del Barrio New York is encouraging to New Yorkers to donate supplies to one of the three locations listed below. Accepted items haven’t been specified but we assume that non-perishables, water, […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Yankee great Mariano Rivera joined Steiner Sports Marketing CEO Brandon Steiner to assist disaster victims in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Yankee Great Mariano Rivera, Basketball Wives Star Evelyn Lozada Assist Disaster Victims

Mariano Rivera, Evelyn Lozada Team with Steiner Sports to Assist Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Caribbean Fans Are Encouraged to Continue to Assist by Donating Supplies at New Rochelle Steiner Warehouse New York Yankees all-time great Mariano […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
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POSTPONED — Bronx Service Academy Night, September 27

SEN. KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, REP. JOSÉ SERRANO AND BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. PRESENT SERVICE ACADEMY NIGHT For High School Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, Their Parents, and School Officials Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Panel begins promptly at 6:30 P.M. Hostos […]

Help Puerto Rico & Mexico!

Help Puerto Rico & Mexico — Donations Needed

 

by · September 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events

Brian Martinez, ower of the newly-open Fresco’s Cantina restaurant in Astoria, is pleased to announce that his venue will host a dual fundraiser, benefiting the scores of people devastated by the earthquake and Hurricane Maria on Friday, September 22nd from 8 – 10PM. The money raised will […]

by · September 22, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
Delicioso Coco Helado Founder Alfredo Thiebaud Honored

Delicioso Coco Helado Founder Alfredo Thiebaud Honored

Bronx Street Renamed in Honor of Alfredo Thiebaud The street corner of 161st Street and St. Anns Avenue was re-named and dedicated after beloved Delicioso Coco Helado founder, Alfredo Thiebaud, whose fleet of pushcarts have enlivened our summers in the […]