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Radiant Training & Consulting director, Elvis Polanco. Photo Credit: Rich Mancuso

Radiant Training School: Life After A Ring Career

By Rich Mancuso Glen Ghany at one time was destined to go far in the boxing ring. The 40-year old native and resident of the Bronx could punch with the best and took home six New York City Golden Gloves […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Features
NYS Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, SD 34, Co-Leader and President, Pro-Tempore, NYS Senate

‘Best Dressed Politician List’ 2016

Brad Gerstman’s Fourth Annual ‘Best Dressed Politician List’ 2016   Brad Gerstman is an impeccably dressed lobbyist and lawyer who believes in the art of grooming and personal style. Fashion is not frivolous and first impressions matter. For the fourth […]

by · December 20, 2016 · Features, News, Politics
Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests

Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests

Trump Protests Spark Gridlock, Arrests by David Greene with photos by Andre Rivera A nearly week-long protest outside of Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue, the current home of President-elect Donald Trump, has created a gridlock nightmare of street closures in […]

States of Intoxication

States of Intoxication

STATES OF INTOXICATION When Prohibition ended in 1933, the sale of alcoholic beverages resumed in the U.S. but was subject to a patchwork of differing regulations. Local options mean that some counties remain dry. Some states regulate the alcoholic content […]

by · January 5, 2016 · Features, Health & Nutrition
Profile America: Chewsy Americans Like Gum

Profile America: Chewsy Americans Like Gum

CHEWSY AMERICANS The month of December has given Americans a lot to chew on, beyond holiday cookies, fruitcakes and candies. In December 1869, chewing gum was patented by Ohio dentist William Semple, who hoped that the flavored gum would help […]

by · December 28, 2015 · Features
This Italian Life

This Italian Life

Even a Chicken Can Do It CHIAVARI, Italy – Crossing the street is such a simple thing. Even a chicken can get to the other side. But for some reason, people still have problems crossing the street in Italy. It’s […]

by · February 15, 2015 · Cultures, Features
A Hunt’s Point Walk: Part 1

A Hunt’s Point Walk: Part 1

Guest post written by Morgan Powell. Welcome to our first on-line Hunt’s Point walking tour! In two parts, you’ll see this New York City neighborhood including the westerly streets that were divided from it by the Bruckner Expressway and now […]

by · September 17, 2014 · Features
Bronx Street Origins Of The Day: Cruger Avenue

Bronx Street Origins Of The Day: Cruger Avenue

My favorite book in the world is “History In Asphalt“, an encyclopedia of Bronx street names written by the late John McNamara.  (All apologies to Philip Roth, Parkside Houses native Richard Price and Jesus Christ-Luke, John, etc. etc.)  When you look at the […]

by · August 18, 2014 · Features, Local News
Willie Colón At The Lehman Performing Arts Center Saturday

Willie Colón At The Lehman Performing Arts Center Saturday

By special request from the salseros, Wllie Colon returns to Lehman Center, “La Casa de la Salsa” for an exclusive performance of all his greatest hits. De Vuelta al Barrio is an evening of remembrance of one of the best salsa eras. […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Features, Local News
Mayor de Blasio & Councilman Vacca Call On New Yorkers And Local Businesses To Reserve a .NYC Web Address

Mayor de Blasio & Councilman Vacca Call On New Yorkers And Local Businesses To Reserve a .NYC Web Address

Starting today, all businesses, organizations and residents with a physical address in New York City will have an equal opportunity to reserve a .nyc domain in advance of the official public launch on October 8. The 60-day “landrush” phase offers New […]

The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

The Bronx Chronicle Presents The New Swing Sextet & Don Sonero at Crotona Park

We saw this video from acclaimed videographer and Bronx politician Jose Rivera, who shot this at Crotona Park in June.  It’s a beautiful performance, so if you have the 18 minutes to watch, enjoy. (It only has 54 views at […]

by · July 31, 2014 · Features, Local News
Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Real Talk On Race And Comedy From The PBS Newshour

Negotiating a multicultural environment by using humor to bring people together? Sounds pretty Bronx to me, right folks?

by · July 31, 2014 · Domestic News, Features
$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

$3 Million in Capital Grants for Indian Field Renovation Announced by Jeff Klein & Andrew Cohen

Surrounded by local families, community leaders and Little Leaguers, State Senate Coalition Co-Leader Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) and Council Member Andrew Cohen (D-Bronx) announced $3 million in capital grants securedin this year’s state and city budgets for a comprehensive renovation of the […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Features, Local News
Immigration Should Not Be the Only Issue on Our Agenda

Immigration Should Not Be the Only Issue on Our Agenda

 Posted by Rev. Sen. Ruben Diaz on Sunday, July 27th, 2014  What You Should Know “You should know that Paul the Apostle in his letter delivered to the Galatian believers instructed them to: “As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Features, Local News
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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Sesame Street to Celebrate Beloved Show’s 45th Season with Behind-The-Scenes Exhibition

“Somebody Come and Play”: 45 Years of Learning on Sesame Street Opens September 18, Featuring Muppets™, Children’s Area, Scripts, Scores and More. (Map and Directions) “Somebody Come and Play,” named after the  classic Sesame Street song, will offer visitors a behind-the-scenes look at the […]

by · July 29, 2014 · Features, Local News