Cultures

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a time to honor the many contributions to our nation’s history made by people of African descent. Started as a special week in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full […]

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

Bronx Annual Dominican Heritage Celebration 2018

For more information on the Bronx Dominican Heritage event and to RSVP call 718-590-3989 or email smalave@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

by · February 1, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Cultures
Three Kings Day Celebration Tomorrow

Three Kings Day Celebration Tomorrow

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018, Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz, together with the New York Hispanic Clergy Organization, Radio Vision Cristiana International, Radio Cantico Nuevo, Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Councilmember Rafael Salamanca and different community organizations, will be celebrating […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Holidays
Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Voza Rivers New Heritage Theatre co-presents with the American Museum of Natural History and Community Works and Community Works, the Museum’s 39th Anniversary of Kwanzaa on 12/30, with performances by the Persuasions, Vy Higginsen’s Gospel For Teens and the Brooklyn […]

Today marks Umoja (Unity): To strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.

Happy Kwanzaa

The Bronx Chronicle publisher and staff wishes a Happy Kwanzaa to all who celebrate the week-long observance. Kwanzaa (is a week-long celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas. The celebration […]

Free Chanukah Party & Concert, 12/17

Free Chanukah Party & Concert, 12/17

  The Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center and the Jewish Community Council of Pelham Parkway invite all Bronxites to a Festive CHANUKAH PARTY and CONCERT Starring the Wonderfully Talented YOEL SHARABI and the NEW YORK KLEZMER TRIO featuring […]

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala, 12/12

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala, 12/12

Bronx Jewish Center Annual Gala Join us at The Bronx Jewish Center, located at 1969 Haight Avenue, Bronx NY 10461, on Tuesday December 12 at 6:00 pm for annual gala Neighborhood Chanukah Party. There will be a Menorah lighting,hot buffet,latkes,jelly […]

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