Bronx Personalities

Bronx Bonding Experience: Ice Bucket Challenge Edition

Bronx Bonding Experience: Ice Bucket Challenge Edition

By now most people know about the Ice Bucket Challenge for the ALS Association thanks to the spread of viral videos on social media. You know, the videos were people pour buckets of ice water over themselves for charity. Now […]

Bronx Borough President Diaz, Jr. & the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here is our own Bronx Borough President taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. WAY TO GO, BP Diaz, Jr.!!! https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=772296886149297&set=vb.102942666418059&type=2&theater

Bronx Bonding Experience

Bronx Bonding Experience

Bronx Bonding Experience “The Ice Bucket Challenge” Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Location: YMCA, 2 Castle Hill Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473 The Ice Bucket Challenge has blasted its way into the Bronx and leading individuals […]

Bill Twomey, Bronx Historian, Remembered

I am sad to report that a dear good friend and hero of mine, Bill Twomey (2nd from left) has passed away. He was one of the first people to get me addicted to Bronx History and learning more about […]

NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

NYC’s Top Dog Fundraiser

Owner Pedro Rosario and expert volunteer  Danielle Benhrahim This past Saturdays Fundraiser Bakesale was a fun event. Coloring time, courtesy of Lovie Pignata Of Morris Perk. Also in attendance was The Bronx’s own Baron Ambrosia, and Bronx Chronicle Staff Annie […]

Good Neighbor Volunteer Event

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The Price of Silence

The Price of Silence Artistic Director Jason Jeremias and Choreographer/Co-Artistic Director Jamali Corniel are bursting with talent, knowledge and a passion for theatre as they present the 3rd Annual Production “Blurred Lines of Justice” at the beautiful Lovinger Theatre at […]

Morris Park Singer Vying To Represent The Bronx in 2014 “Battle of the Boroughs”

Guest post written by Bronx Hipster’s Ruth Papazian Singer, songwriter and audio engineer Stef Lebaux has lived in the East Bronx her whole life—except for a brief stint in the funky Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, where she wrote and […]

VISIONS celebrates 88 years of service in aiding the blind

On Thursday, March 13th, VISIONS, which assists people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and active lives, held their 21st Annual Bronx Advisory Board Dinner at the F&J Pine Restaurant to recognize those who […]

Bronx Native White House Staffer Interviewed On CNN

In an Interview called “From the Bronx to the White House” last week, CNN interviewed Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff Maurice Owens. More on Owens here.  

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

Untold Stories in Black History : Ota Benga

1906 posed photograph of Ota Benga, Author unknown. There are some unread books still on my book shelves, and whenever I have time, I randomly choose one. Non-fiction works are my choice as I rather fill my mind with facts […]

Bronx Personalities: Dr. Mariangela Lisanti, Renowned Theoretical Physicist at Princeton

Dr. Mariangela Lisanti, 30, grew up -literally- in this reporter’s backyard, on the next block. Her backyard was right there, abutting ours a few blocks from Pelham Parkway.  I haven’t spoken to her in two decades since elementary school, but […]

by · February 13, 2014 · Bronx Personalities, Science