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Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Ghetto Film School in contention for award

The Bronx organization is a semifinalist in the New York Community Trust Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Read more…
Crotona Park East

MacQuesten Development holds lottery for furnished apartment at Mother Arnetta Crawford Houses

A unique lottery drawing saw one lucky new tenant get $5,000 in furnishings. Read more…
Throggs Neck

First Lutheran Church holds Hawaii-theme luau

First Lutheran Church of Throggs Neck held a Hawaii-themed luau to celebrate the summer. Read more…
Throggs Neck

ACS hosts ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ breakfast

The American Cancer Society recently held the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Official Kickoff Breakfast at Villa Barone Manor to held raise awareness and funds to end the deadly disease. Read more…
Allerton

Hone Avenue hosts block party

A block party was recently held on Hone Avenue between Arnow Avenue and Boston Road, where those in attendance had the opportunity to take part in a pick-up volleyball game. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Pelham Bay

Mid-rise developers return to Pelham Bay, east Bronx

A trend in housing that many leaders in Pelham Bay and nearby communities find troublesome looks like it is back. Read more…
Grand Concourse

Play to premiere at the Andrew Freedman Home

The Fall of the Kings will open at the landmark on the Concourse on September 5. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Bronxwood Assisted Living Center celebrates 100-year-old’s birthday

Bronxwood Assisted Living celebrated the birthday of another centenarian on Wednesday, August 12. William Rennick turned 100-years-old, surrounded by family, friends and facility staff. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

More funding ends BCA headquarters delay

The building was donated in 2011, and the city hopes to finally begin construction in Spring 2016. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Jonathan Soto to guide new citywide Clergy Advisory Council for Mayor de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio has appointed a community organizer who got his start working with clergy in the borough to lead a new citywide Clergy Advisory Council. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Motivated Clark caps stellar season with Pro City crown

It was personal for Keydren “Kee Kee” Clark this summer. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bingo’s All-Stars win Pro City title in first season

Maxwell “Bingo” Cole waited a long time to get his Bingo’s All-Stars into the Pro City Tournament. It was worth the wait for the experience of winning New York City’s premier summerball league in the team’s first season there. Read more…
Westchester Square

Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp

Sponsored by the Westchester Square-Zerega Improvement Organization, Pearly Gates Mini Summer Camp held its closing day celebration on Saturday, August 15 at Pearly Gates Playground. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Bronx Borough Celebration

Hundreds of Police Athletic League Playstreets children celebrated the end of summer at Friday, August 14’s Bronx Borough Celebration Day at Gleason Watson Playground. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Co-op City

First-ever Bronx Food and Wine Festival to be served soon

The first-ever Eat nYc the Bronx Food and Wine Festival will be held at the Mall at Bay Plaza on Thursday, September 17 from 4 to 9 p.m. Read more…
Wakefield

Local garden hosts annual Farmers’ Market

Bissel Gardens recently hosted their annual Farmers’ Market event, where local teenagers and young adults sold the garden’s fresh produce to customers and presented their gardening projects to those in attendance. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

American Diabetes Association presents festival

The American Diabetes Association presented Feria De Salud with special musical guest Bobby Sanabria. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Chase donates to tennis instruction

The bank and New York Junior Tennis and Learning hosted a clinic for kids in the free programing before presenting a check. Read more…
Morris Park

‘Movies Under the Stars’ hosted by Vacca, NIDC

Councilman James Vacca and Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation recently hosted ‘Movies Under the Stars’ at Loreto Park, where those in attendance had the opportunity to watch this year’s animated comedy ‘Home’. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Civic leader joins with acclaimed New York Magazine journalist to pen Badge of Evil novel

A local civic association president and private sector security expert has written a novel with a former journalist about two characters in search of justice. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Local leaders, health officials demand crackdown on synthetic marijuana sales

Senator Jeff Klein, local leaders and health officials are demanding a crackdown on the sale of synthetic marijuana, most notably sold as ‘K2’. Read more…
Westchester Square

Annual Comedy Night hosted by Sons of American Legion

Sons of American Legion for Samuel H. Young Post 620 recently held their annual Comedy Night, which included numerous sets from active comedians. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Annual Block Party on Wilcox Ave.

Locals celebrated summer with a block party. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

Morrisania

Press conference held on Asthma prevention in schools

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently held a press conference at the Children’s Aid Society to discuss schools’ preparation and prevention against Asthma attacks. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Certain complaints have issues being documented with 311

Local information telephone service 311 has experienced recent issues in documenting and filing certain type of complaints, including complaints that don’t include address numbers. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Hospital awards Eddie Higgins Scholarship

Calvary Hospital awarded the 2015 Eddie Higgins Scholarship to an outstanding student, Rebecca Rivera. Read more…
Soundview

Annual Morrison Avenue Festival

This Saturday, August 15’s annual Morrison Avenue Festival saw many in attendance to participate in various, fun activities as well as witness the official unveiling of the Soundview mural. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by Travesias

New restaurant Travesias recently held their ribbon-cutting ceremony, which was attended by members of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce and the Tasty Ladies of NY, among others. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Westchester Square

Elevator has stayed idle for over two months

The only elevator in 1650 Hutchinson River Parkway, a six story building, has not worked for over two months and is not expected to work for at least another month. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bay Plaza celebrates Mall’s anniversary

The Mall at Bay Plaza opened to great fanfare in August 2014. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Art memorial for Spellman student

Proceeds from the show were donated to his family. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Bronx Times Reporter

Metro Optics named Top 50 small biz

The Bronx company was recently identified as one of the city’s best small businesses by 1010 WINS. Read more…
Morrisania

Apartments currently being constructed on Gouverneur Place

Gouverneur Place Apartments, a new residential development currently under construction, will provide affordable housing and other amenities to its future residents once completed. Read more…
Morris Park

Block party hosted at Narragansett Avenue

Narragansett Avenue recently held a block party for the neighborhood and its residents. Read more…

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