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                                                                                                              "A Yankee Double"  - Daniel Hauben        A view of the old and the new Yankee Stadium

      

According to Taney Warerkar for Curbed New York, "NYC Developers are increasingly making a beeline for the Bronx." Read more...

Also, according to Taney Warerkar, a "Hurricae Maria memorial will be built in Battery Park City." Governor Cuomo has created a commission to finalize the details. Read more...

The Third Avenue BID, in partnership with pro bono legal counsel, Bronx faith-based organizations, community partners, and our advocates in City government will provide resources for anyone affected by the change in US policy on DACA. Read the statement from Michael Brady, Executive Director of the BID here..


"They might as well
have held the 61st
Grammy Awards in the
Boogie Down Bronx
with the number of Bronxites that won,
were honored, or
attended the big event
in Los Angeles on
Sunday, February 10."

Read all about it in the
BronxTimes...


Casita Maria Presents College & Career Expo Dream
It & Be It!
on Friday, March 22nd from 1:00 - 5:30 PM.
Please join us if you are the First in Your Family to Attend
College, If You Want Practical Advice About College
Applications or Financial Information, If You are Looking for Scholarship Opportunities, if You Want to Talk to Admissions Representatives.  This is a free event and open to the public.
Enjoy free food and raffles.  Please register here...

IT'S THE BRONX: a celebration of Bronx Hustle is a
festival to proudly showcase the talent and innovative spirit
that embodies our borough by way of music, art, media, and
food. The festival will take place on March 23rd at
The Andrew Freeman House.  See what's on the bill
and buy tickets here...March 27th, from 5:45 - 8:00 PM,

On March 27th, from 5:45 - 8:00 PM,
The Office of the Bronx District Attorney,
Darcel D. Clark,
is offering a FREE
informative workshop, After The Arrest,
where the community can learn about the
Criminal Court process, from arrest to
arraignment. Read more...

The Bronx Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend The Women of Distinction Luncheon on March 29, 2019 from 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM at Villa Barone Manor. This year, we will
be honoring “Visionary Women — Champions of Peace and
Nonviolence.”  Flyer here...

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
will be hosting the next Bronx Small Business Resource
Fair on March 29th
at the Bronx Library Center located at 310
East Kingsbridge Road in the Bronx, from 10am-12pm. Get all
the information about Free resources and services available to
your business. Please register here...

For the first time in it's 16-year existence, Dine the
Boroughs
will include Bronx cuisine, thanks to Borough
President Ruben Diaz Jr,
insistent to show the rest of the
city that Bronx cuisine is nothing to scoff at!.  The pre-fixe
menus will be available thru March 29th.



The amazing Tats Cru
captures this
icon and his words on their mural in the
Bronx at MLK Plaza.

"Injustice
anywhere
is a threat
to justice
everywhere"

Thanks, Tats Cru, for continuing to
brighten up our community!

Find them  on Instagram here.....
 



Calling all Artists:  Paint a DSNY Collection
Truck! 
The NYC Department of Sanitation has
announced Trucks of Art, an opportunity for art
that encourages New Yorkers to recycle -- or
honors New York's strongest for keeping our City
healthy, safe and clean!. The paints you use will
either be from the landfill or have been recycled.
Have designs you'd like to share?  Deadline:
March 31, 2019. Read more..
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Bronx Community Board 6
is proud to announce that they
are sponsoring a first annual scholarship contest for
graduating high school senio
rs. We will be giving a total of
$5,000 in scholarships to five students ($1,000 per student)
which can be used towards college, a trade school, or
professional certification. The deadline for students to
apply is April 1st, 2019.
Please see the contest details and
Flyer here.

The Bronx Museum of the Arts will hold its annual benefit
and auction, Art for Visionairies,
on Monday, April 8, 2019
at 6:30pm at Capitale,130 Bowery, NYC. All proceeds enable
the Museum to continue offering free public programs, free admission, internationally recognized exhibitions, and arts education programs to over 16,000 youths each year. To
reserve your spot at the Gala, contact Claudette
McQueen at 718-681-6000 x 174. Read more...

 


New York Botanical Garden - The Orchid Show:
Singapore  February 23 - April 28, 2019

On Orchid evenings, the Energy and Nightlife of
Singapore Come to the Bronx. 
Explore the "Garden in
a "City" as you sip a Singapore sling while freestyle dancers
and DJs perform throughout the night.  Read more.
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.The Continuing Education &
Workforce Development
Department
at Hostos Community College offers educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address  
the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities. 
Visit Hostos...

What's happening in your neighborhood? Visit
your
Community Board
for monthly minutes,
meeting dates, and Community Events, Read
the letter from
Bronx Borough President,
Ruben Diaz Jr.,
explaining how important
the Community Boards are to serving our
neighborhoods.

Grow Your Business with BOEDC.  Bronx based small
businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and sectors
are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000 with help
from the Bronx Revolving Loan Fund   Loans can be
used as working capital, for the purchase of machinery or
equipment, inventory and accounts receivable.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 


You served us! The Bronx
and all of NYC serves you
with free classes, coaching
and more!
 Click here...

 



   - excerpted from issue dated May 29, 2018 by Jason Parham
Welcome To The 'Black Power Kitchen' of Tomorrow.

Together 4 young men with solid culinary backgrounds have formed Ghetto Gastro, "...helping to redefine the intersections of fashion, music film, and visual art
by using food as the spark to larger conversations about inclusion, race and economic empowerment....They want to bridge the vast gulf in culinary access and experience that exists in communities like theirs and create a more sustainable future for the Bronx."   
An Inspirational "Must Read"...here...

Third Avenue BID targets opioid crisis in South Bronx.
The Third Avenue BID in the South Bronx is working to combat the opioid epidemic. BID Executive Director Michael Brady says their offices overlook Roberto Clemente Plaza, where he says a lot of people go to
use drugs.
  He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
Read more...from News12 posted November 8, 2018

Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx,
which will train young people to serve
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to adjudicate real-life
cases involving their peers. Read more...

Unlikely alliance could rebuild America: From the
South Bronx
to Paterson, New Jersey to Broad Street,
Philadelphia
, William “Billy” Procida knows what it takes to build in hardscrabble, inner-city neighborhoods. A general contractor turned developer turned fund manager, Procida
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize poor communities with redirected investment profits. Read more...

Stamp Out Mailbox Fishing: Important tips for Tax Time
mail your checks or money order at the Post Office only.
Protect Your $$$
. More tax time tips are available. Flyer here...

New social media campaign aims to improve living
conditions for NYCHA residents. NYC 
(WABC) -- A new
social media campaign aims to encourage NYCHA residents, local businesses and elected officials to call attention to sub-par living conditions in public housing. See the Channel 7 video here...

Bronx Organizations: Do you have any upcoming activities NY State of Health can take part in?
.  The NYS Department of Health is making a huge push this upcoming Open Enrollment for Health Insurance t in the Bronx. If you have a community event you would like for the NYS Dep. of Health to attend to discuss Open Enrollment please contact: 518-474-3287. DTraecelle Carter ,Director of Outreach, New York State Department of Health, Albany. Information online here...

Do you have questions about how Accessing Public Benefits may impact your immigration status?  Help is available here...

Catholic Charities NY now offers free diapers for all children in need in the Bronx. That’s right. All babies in Bronx families struggling to make ends meet – defined as incomes of 200% of the poverty level – are eligible for free diapers. You can pick them up at four Catholic Charities HomeBase eviction prevention centers in the Bronx. Call 1-833-RENTSOS. Read more...

provides energy savings
and rebates for your
home or business.

What's Happening
in the Bronx?
CLICK HERE...

Through April 7, 2019, The Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Centers, in partnership with Bronx Sole and #Not62...the Campaign for a Healthy Bronx... invite you to join the 1 Billion Steps Challenge. Group participants are welcome! Flyer here...

Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition Volunteer Guide.
With more than 1.5 million adults age 60 or older living in New York City, the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer Coalition created an electronic guide to connect volunteers who want to serve older adults. See how you can help here...

Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites you
 to build a brighter future for the children of the South Bronx, By
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the change.
Join them in transforming communities through education —one family, one child at a time. They are seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and homework help to elementary, middle-school and/or high-school students at our South Bronx community center. For Details on Masa's After-school Program, Volunteering and Requirements click here...

Do you have questions about how Accessing Public Benefits may impact your immigration status?  Help is available here...

Bronxites...Emergency Blood Donor Effort: EMERGENCY NEED! Please donate at a blood drive to help kids and others. For more information and to search for Bronx and NYC Metro locations click here...

 


 

Reminisce with  Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?

 

 

 

 

 
 

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