Cultures

Happy Diwali To All

Happy Diwali To All

Happy Diwali to Bronx Chronicle readers who are celebrating today! Wishing all celebrants a blessed Diwali!

Officials hope enough signatures will save the Christopher Columbus statue from being being removed in Columbus Circle.--Photo by David Greene

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue by David Greene Several local officials joined forces moments before the start of the 41st annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade kicked off, in announcing a petition drive to halt the growing calls […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Local Events, News
Members of the NYPD Emerald Society march in sync during the Morris Park Columbus Day parade.--Photo by David Greene

Columbus Day Celebrated in Morris Park [with Gallery]

Columbus Day Celebrated in Morris Park by David Greene Despite a persistent drizzle that could not dampen spirits of Italian-Americans, hundreds turned out to enjoy the 41st Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade down Morris Park Avenue. Shop owners pulled tables […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Entertainment, Photos
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 […]

Yom Kippur Begins Today at Sundown

Yom Kippur Begins Today at Sundown

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins at sundown. May all those who are observing have a meaningful and easy fast. G’mar Chatima Tovah

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration

Chairman Crowley Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Bronx and Queens Communities at 16th Annual Celebration (Queens, NY) – On Monday, September 18, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, hosted an annual Hispanic Heritage Month celebration […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
What is Rosh Hashanah 

What is Rosh Hashanah 

Tonight at sundown, Jews in New York and across the world began observing the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. This is a time of reflection over what the past year has brought, and a time of prayer, hope, and optimism […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Mayor de Blasio: Shana Tova!

Mayor de Blasio: Shana Tova!

Chirlane and I want to wish all New Yorkers, especially those celebrating, a happy and healthy new year right before Rosh Hashanah begins. This city is rich with Jewish heritage and culture, and we are all better for it. The […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays, Religion
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Celebrates Ecuadorian Heritage, 9/21

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Celebrates Ecuadorian Heritage, 9/21

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts a Corporate Gala celebrating Ecuadorian Heritage Month on September 21, 6-9pm.

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23

1st Annual New York Black Book Expo, September 23

The 1st Annual New York Black Book Expo will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the National Black Theater located 2031 5th Avenue (Between 125th and 126th Street) Harlem, NY. Sponsors, Authors, […]

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Altice USA Hispanic Heritage Essay Contest

Essays must be received by November 1, 2017, with winners to be announced in early December.   Prizes include a $1,500 cash scholarship and iPad minis.