Kevin Parker has finally secured financing to change the Kingsbridge Armory into the world’s largest ice-skating complex. Former New York Rangers star Mark Messier says he sees the ice skating center having 9 different rinks, athletic facilities, and seating for 5,000 people. As of now the first part of the planning is financially secured, and […]
On Saturday 8/11 there will be a Bronx Adoption Event from 8:00 PM -11:00 PM at Popcorn Pawz Boutique. Animal Care Centers of NYC will be there with dogs and cats. All adoptions include vaccines, microchip, a collar, certificate, and being spay/neutered. Click here for more information.
Louise Jean Signore just celebrated her 106th birthday Tuesday with over 100 people. She has been living in the Bronx since 1926 and hasn’t moved since then. She feels as if her long life is due to limited use of medicine, taking advantage of home remedies, and having an upbeat and adventurous spirit. Click here […]
A program at NYC Health+Hospitals is helping diabetics manage blood sugar in the summer season. The program is designed to help teach patients about proper hydration, how to control blood pressure, and how to reduce A1C blood glucose levels. The program is available through a referral from your doctor. Click here for more information.
An incredible rescue took place in the wee hours of Wednesday morning after a driver crashed off the exit ramp from the Sheridan Expressway and into the Bronx River. The driver was almost fully underwater but was able to climb out of the sunroof and was pulled out by the FDNY. Click here for more […]
The Bronx Volunteer Coalition is a membership-based coalition made up of nonprofit organizations that provide services to the Bronx community. The coalition connects Bronx residents with volunteer opportunities in the neighborhood. Their website provides a variety of opportunities from mentors to literacy coaches to hospice care. Click here for more information.
The area of the South Bronx called the Bronx Civic Center is set to undergo a $1 million revitalization. The neighborhood won the Downtown Revitalization Award in September 2017 and as a result the money will go to 12 projects that will “advance the borough by leaps and bounds” according to Governor Cuomo. Click here […]
Jet.com, the e-commerce site owned by Walmart, is opening a new fulfillment center in the Bronx that will provide same-day delivery to New Yorkers. In addition providing the Jet merchandise, it will also provide hundreds of jobs. Click here for more information.
For the first time in 114 years, three subway stations in Harlem and Bronx will be getting upgrades. The MTA has approved an $88 million contract for the 145th Street, 167th Street and 174th-175th Street stations to receive modernizing, structural and functional repairs. The repairs are expected to start in July. Click here for more […]
A Bronx grandmother and paratriathlete is set to participate in her third NYC Triathlon this Sunday. Evelyn Rodriguez was born without part of her left arm, is a member of a relay tandem and will be handling the 10k run and 40k bike race portions of the event. Having grown up in the Bronx, she […]