Opening Day Madness: H & M Edition

Opening Day Madness: H & M Edition

While Macy’s was the signature store opening at todays grand opening of the Mall at Bay Plaza, the younger folk were flocking not to the retail mainstay for many decades, but the younger, European clothes purveyor H&M, making its first […]

by · August 14, 2014 · Local News
Notify NYC – Silver Alert – Betty Curr

Notify NYC – Silver Alert – Betty Curr

Silver Alert issued on 8/13/14 at 10:20 AM. NYPD has issued a Silver Alert for the disappearance of Betty Curr, a 75 year old Black female suffering from dementia and bi-polar disorder, from Parker Street and Glebe Avenue in The […]

by · August 14, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News

The News Of The Day: Mall in The Bronx, Chaos In Missouri

We will be posting coverage of the new opening of the Mall at Bay Plaza at lunchtime after we return from the ribbon cutting ceremony.  (Pictures and video folks! It’ll be like you were there! I’ll do my best!” That […]

by · August 14, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 14, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · August 14, 2014 · Photos
The Bronx Chamber of Commerce recognizes its newest members!

Meet The Bronx Chamber of Commerce Newest Members

Babalu Restaurant was host to fun, food, drink and networking last night as 14 Bronx-based businesses were inducted into The Bronx Chamber of Commerce . As the night progressed, companies exchange pleasantries and contact information with skillfully payed live Latin […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local Events, Local News, Photos

Crowley, Vacca, Constantinides Secure Victory in Recognition of Pelham Parkway at Van Nest Branch of the NYPL

Elected Officials Commend the NYPL for Responding to Local Community   (Bronx, NY)  – Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), along with NYC Council Members James Vacca and Costa Constantinides, chair of the NYC Council’s Sub-committee on Libraries, cheered […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News
Lauren Bacall, Bronx Native, Dead At 89

Lauren Bacall, Bronx Native, Dead At 89

Born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx, Lauren Bacall went on to become a global star of screen and stage.  She exemplified her home borough, with her combination of toughness and grace, beauty and intensity. While she has made her home a […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
Bronx Fashion Week Announcement

Bronx Fashion Week Announcement

On Tuesday, Bronx Fashion Week held a press conference at The Historic Andrew Freeman Mansion (1125Grand Concourse, Bronx NY).  Designers including Jenny V,  Alexander Garcia, Jo Lance, and Ayana were on hand, and will be featured during the event in early September. “It’s […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News
Yellow Cab Co. Forced To Pay Over A Million In Restitution To Wronged Drivers

Yellow Cab Co. Forced To Pay Over A Million In Restitution To Wronged Drivers

New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Chair/Commissioner Meera Joshi and New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the successful resolution of an investigation of allegations that Yellow Cab SLS Jet Management Corp. had fraudulently overcharged […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News
De Blasio Organizes Cities of Opportunity Task Force Commitment to Action

De Blasio Organizes Cities of Opportunity Task Force Commitment to Action

Mayors from across the country came to Gracie Mansion on Monday at a U.S. Conference of Mayors ‘Cities of Opportunity Task Force’ meeting and committed to work together to respond to the plague of  inequality in the nation’s cities.  Below is the committment, which […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Chronicle Photo of the Day: August 13, 2014

Photo by Annie Boller

by · August 13, 2014 · Photos
Montfiore Promotes the Value of Breastfeeding During World Breastfeeding Week

Montfiore Promotes the Value of Breastfeeding During World Breastfeeding Week

Bronx Borough President’s Office Presents Proclamation Supporting Breastfeeding   Montefiore Medical Center is increasing its efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding with a comprehensive calendar of events in recognition of World Breastfeeding Week 2014. Montefiore’s week-long program, […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Health & Nutrition

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents DANNY RIVERA

LEHMAN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS presents DANNY RIVERA OBSESIÓN With Musical Director NELSON GONZÁLEZ Featuring KONRAD ADDERLEY, FEDERICO BRITOS, EDUARDO REYES, RICARDO PONS, JOHNNY RODRÍGUEZ, WILLIE RODRÍGUEZ, JUAN WUST, RUBEN RODRÍGUEZ, GIOVANNI HIDALGO and BOBBY ALLENDE Special Attraction, Cuban Pianist EMILIO MORALES Lehman Center for […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Entertainment
Klein Bill to Lower City Speed Limit Signed by Governor Cuomo

Klein Bill to Lower City Speed Limit Signed by Governor Cuomo

Authorizes New York City to lower its speed limit from 30 to 25 mph                                    NEW YORK, NY  – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) announced Monday that Governor Andrew Cuomo signed his bill authorizing New York City to lower its […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News
16 and 17 Year Olds Now Eligible For Community Boards, Diaz Jr. Praises Decision

16 and 17 Year Olds Now Eligible For Community Boards, Diaz Jr. Praises Decision

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) and Senator Andrew Lanza (R-Staten Island) announced a new law they authored to lower the minimum age of appointment to a New York City Community Board from eighteen-years-old to sixteen-years-old. Governor Cuomo signed the legislation […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Local News