Articles by: Fernando Tirado

The Bronx should not be an afterthought when it comes to preparing for the next disaster

During Hurricane Sandy that occurred in late October 2012, many thought that the Bronx was fortunate that it was not as devastated as the other four boroughs were, particularly those communities along the Atlantic Ocean. Likewise, when we see the […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Editorials
Inflated NYPD Stats Also Hurt Economic Development In The Bronx

Inflated NYPD Stats Also Hurt Economic Development In The Bronx

On Friday, the New York Daily News published an exclusive story on how the crime stats for the Hunts Point area or the 41st precinct have historically been merged with the crime stats from Riker’s Island, affecting the auto and […]

by · January 28, 2014 · Local News

Local restaurant perseveres to establish a new holiday tradition and crowns its own “Coquito King”

On Monday the 20th, the owners of Thirty3 Sixty3 Steakhouse in Throggs Neck pulled off a long anticipated and very successful contest that brought in a dozen participants and over a 100 spectators to create a new post-holiday tradition. Billed […]

by · January 25, 2014 · Local News

Councilman-Elect Cohen’s swearing-in ceremony in Lehman College’s historic Music Building’s Lovinger Theatre.

PRODUCED BY THE LEHMAN COLLEGE OFFICE OF MEDIA RELATIONS & PUBLICATIONS Lehman College congratulates Andrew Cohen, the Bronx’s newest City Council member representing District 11, which includes the College. On January 5,

by · January 13, 2014 · Local News

Olga Ayala a vibrant, captivating, and inspiring artist

While I was celebrating Three Kings Day, or ‘Dia de los Reyes’ as it is known in Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries, I came across some remarkable artwork on George Torres’ ‘Sofrito for your Soul’ website, as well as […]

by · January 13, 2014 · Features