Have fun exploring the Spooky Pumpkin Garden at the NYBG
through Thursday, October 31st. Explore hordes of
gourds and scarecrows during this "frightful" season.
Jerome Gun-Hill BID's Fall
Festival will be held on Saturday October 12th from 12
- 6 PM on Jerome Avenue,
between Mosholu Parkway and
E Gun Hill Road. A day full of fun will include music, food, free arts and crafts activities,
a caricature artist,
and a free paint your own pumpkin
patch. Rain or Shine! RSVP
Everyone wears purple atThe Bronx Domestic Violence March
to be held
on Saturday, October 12th, starting at 11 AM at East
158th Street and 3rd Avenue. Bronx. The march will end at
Mullaly Park with a reception around 4 PM. Music by DJ K.
Nuevas Voces/New Voices in Latin Jazz. Thursday, October 17th
At BMHC from7:00 - 9:00PM.
Miguel Andres Tejada, pianist and director
of the Dominican Ministry of Culture in New
York City, will perform with his trio, featuring
drummer Francisco Mela and bassist Peter
Slavov. Admission: $7, $5 for students &
seniors and Free for kids 12 & under. Refreshments for sale.
Bronx Documentary Center's 5th Annual Photo Auction Benefit event will
be held on Friday, October 25th in the
new BDC Annex, celebrating our new
building and 8th anniversary. Each ticket includes open bar,
food from our favorite Bronx restaurants, and a performance
by multi-GRAMMY award-nominee Bobby Sanabrial. RSVP
The amazing Tats Cru captures this
icon and his words on their mural in the
Bronx at MLK Plaza.
is a threat
Thanks, Tats Cru, for continuing to
brighten up our community!
Find them on Instagram here.....
Bronx Community Board 6 is hiring a part-time Community
Associate. The selected candidate will have, under
of the District Manager, latitude for independent decision
action. See the full description
BCA is Hiring: Apply for an exciting job opportunity as
Executive Assistant and join the team in a fast growing
organization. More information and job
The Bronx Council of the Arts Community Engagement
Grant application cycle is now open.
Funding for artists,
arts organizations and culture projects in The Bronx is
for our Arts Fund, Community Arts and New Work grants.
The applications deadline is October 7, 2019.
The Bronx Music Heritage Center's current exhibit, What We Bring: Immigrant Gifts,
is curated by City Lore and features Bronx photographer, Tom Pich.
Traditional artists who have made NYC their
home are presented. along with the gifts they have brought with
them from their homelands . Viewing Days
Path Through History - Italian Heritage
Trolley Tour. Join Woodland Conservatory on October 12th,
as we celebrate Italian Heritage Month and we investigate the
memorials that were created by Italian
sculptors and carvers. Only 30 spots available for this
exclusive tour so
tickets must be purchased in advance.
Tour de Bronx 25th Anniversary on Sunday,
October 27th: The largest free cycling event of New
York State. Join thousands
of participants cycling through the burgeoning
neighborhoods, waterfronts and greenways
of the borough. Details
Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
2019. Bronx Hospitals are requesting your support in
completing and distributing the
2019 Community Health Survey.
This survey seeks to gather community data that will help
set priorities and coordination efforts, to address local
public health problems. Survey
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
at Hostos Community College
offers educational, career, and personal
development opportunities designed to address
the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and sectors
are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000 with help
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be
used as working capital, for the purchase of machinery or
equipment, inventory and accounts receivable.
happening in your
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.
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
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want to tell people that their
desire for clean air and clean
water is elitist?
Tell that to the kids in the south Bronx who are suffering
from the highest rates of childhood
asthma in the country. Tell that to the families of
-Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) Bonus Quote of the
Day, March 27, 2019 Political Wire by Taegan Goddard
LGBT Friendly Senior Housing in NYC:
SAGE is building the Crotona Senior
Residences, a brand-new, LGBT-welcoming, affordable senior housing
development in the Bronx.
Ticket To Work Open House - Jobs For
Disabled Bronx Residents. Multiple Dates
through December 17th. America Works Is An
Employment Network With The U.S. Social
Security Administration's Ticket To Work
Employment Program. Find details and links to RSVP
for multiple dates of events
Bronx Public School Fights for hip hop and arts
education. Through a partnership with Bulova, PS 55 is
getting the first-ever recording studio in a New York school,
but its principal has a bigger mission planned. Art programs
in public schools have long had the unfortunate luck of
forever being in the crosshairs of budget cuts. Despite
mountains of research extolling the benefits of
incorporating music and art into curricula, the U.S.
Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal put “arts in
education” on its list of programs to be eliminated, deeming
that it has “limited impact.” Read the article published
by FastCompany June 29, 2019
every immigrant New Yorker, there is free safe
immigration legal help in your language, regardless of your
Also read "Know Your Rights: Federal Immigration
Enforcement" Last updated July 12, 2019 "It is
critically important for all, regardless of immigration
status, to know that you have rights and protections under
the law if you are approached by federal immigration
enforcement in your home, on the street,
or in public."
Crime Victims Support Services, at 1138 Neill Ave., offers victims
help in navigating the criminal justice system. Free confidential services include claim
assistance, case follow-up, crisis counseling,
and victim advocacy.. For more information, call
SSA Press Release - Scam Calls PSA: Please take
a moment to review the document (link below) from the Social
Security Administration (SSA) and Office of Inspector
General (OIG). A Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign
has been launched in an effort to alert and inform the
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on how to report the incident if
receive the scam call.
Read the press release 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
He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an
antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
News12 posted November 8, 2018
Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx, which will train young people to
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to
cases involving their peers.
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,
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified
Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize
poor communities with redirected investment profits.
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.
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.
Help a Stranger Have a Meal Today
provides energy savings
and rebates for your
home or business.
in the Bronx?
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
Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites
to build a brighter future for the children of the South
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
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