Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017


Engagement Parade & Day Celebrated

Two local traditions were celebrated on Saturday, August 5. Read more…
Morris Park

Calvary Honors Scholar Tiana Webber

Calvary Hospital awarded the 2017 Eddie Higgins Scholarship to a recent Preston High School graduate. Read more…

Jadakiss Performs At Tremont Park

Rapper Jadakiss performed at Tremont Park for hundreds of adoring fans. Read more…
Van Cortlandt Village

VCP Women’s Racquetball Tournament

Van Cortlandt Park served as the stage for a racquetball tournament. Read more…
Castle Hill

Raulin Rosendo Performs At P.S. 107

The rainy weather didn’t spoil anyone’s fun at a recent Raulin Rosendo concert. Read more…
Morris Park

P.S. 83’s Junior Tennis League Visit

A local councilman visited students participating in a summer tennis program. Read more…
Morris Park

Brooklyn man killed in Morris Park skirmish

A Bronx resident has been arrested on weapon and drug possession charges following a clash with a Brooklyn man he killed in self-defense at his Tomlinson Avenue home. Read more…

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017


Boston Market Opens In Parkchester

The former home of Zaro’s Bread Basket will serve as the borough’s newest Boston Market restaurant! Read more…

Floating Garden At Concrete Plant Park

A floating garden is currently docked at Concrete Plant Park. Read more…
Pelham Bay

I Love Kickboxing Grand Opening

A kickboxing franchise has opened its first Bronx studio in Pelham Bay! Read more…
Grand Concourse

Bronx Meets East Africa At Poe Park

An opening reception was held for an exhibit showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. Read more…
Locust Point

Schuyler Hill Civic Hosts Ice Cream Social

A local civic association shared some summertime fun with local residents. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

Ferry Point visitors still waiting for relief

The new facility is expected to be completed this month. Unfortunately, the actual plumbing and electrical work for the facility are not. Read more…
Bedford Park

2763 Morris Avenue occupancy set for Sept. 1

Luxury rental rates at 2763 Morris Avenue apartments in Bedford Park worry local community officials. Read more…

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

University Heights

Korony’s Belly Bomber Bingo at VA

James J. Peters VA patients enjoyed a fun evening of bingo and burgers. Read more…

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Throggs Neck

Empire State VI Returns From Sea Term

SUNY Maritime College’s training vessel returned from its international summer sea term. Read more…
Bedford Park

Shooting 4 Peace Celebrity Basketball Game

The Shooting 4 Peace Celebrity Basketball Game was a ‘slam dunk’ at Lehman College! Read more…

Lawrence F. Hickey Center Kids Design Playground

The children of Lawrence F. Hickey Center for Child Development drew designs for the construction of their new playground. Read more…

Soundview Drug Free Coalition Meeting

The Soundview Community Drug Free Coalition held a productive meeting for the month of August. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Local author writes new children’s books

A local community leader who is a well-known author in the nursing field is branching off into a completely new genre of writing. Read more…
Bedford Park

Cohen, CB 7 blast Sam’s Carpeting shelter proposal

A proposal to build a men’s shelter at the site of Sam’s Carpets in Bedford Park is drawing criticism from Community Board 7 and Andrew Cohen. Read more…

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Throggs Neck

Batman Visits Boy Fighting Cancer

Throggs Neck residents Jaidan Carter and his friend Kaitlyn Barrios got a surprise visit from Gotham City’s greatest hero. Read more…

Fordham Fever Fridays A Musical Treat

The streets of Fordham were alive with music when the Fordham Road Business Improvement District hosted a recent edition of Fordham Fever Fridays. Read more…

Bronxchester Realtors Win Borough President’s Championship

This year’s sporting event was a ‘grand slam’ for players and spectators alike! Read more…

49th Community Affairs Hosts Basketball

To help promote a positive relationship between community and law enforcement members, the 49th Precinct Community Affairs hosted a basketball game between police officers and local youth. Read more…
Westchester Square

St. Raymond Ave. Summer Block Party

Bronxites enjoyed some much needed summertime fun at St. Raymond Avenue. Read more…
Morris Park

ConEd replacing 4 miles of gas mains in MP

While ConEd digs up streets to lay down four miles of new gas mains in Morris Park, residents have had the inconvenience of parking up to 6 blocks from their homes while construction has been occurring, according to the Morris Park Community Association. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Firm schedule set for Hammond Cove dredging

A project to remove a hazardous silt-build up in Throggs Neck’s Hammond Cove now has firmed-up work dates. Read more…

Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017

Bronx Times Reporter

Tyrone AOH Inducts New Members

The Tyrone Ancient Order of Hibernians inducted four new members into the Dr. Maginn Division 751 in Omagh, Ireland. Read more…
Throggs Neck

BP Diaz, Gjonaj Discuss Gas Outage

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj met with Throggs Neck Houses tenants and NYCHA representatives to discuss a recent gas outage impacting 70 apartments. Read more…
Morris Heights

MetroPlus Opens In Morris Heights

MetroPlus Health Plan celebrated the grand opening of its new Morris Heights center. Read more…

PAL Youngsters Celebrate Cultural Day

Over 400 Police Athletic League children and their families celebrated Cultural Day. Read more…

Late Night Fire Inside Reyna Supermarket

Firefighters combated a late night fire at a Reyna Supermarket last week. Read more…

NYC Emergency Management Outreach

The NYC Emergency Management Summer Outreach visited Bronxites at the Bronx Borough Hall Greenmarket. Read more…
Morris Park

Montefiore plans housing at Hutch Metro Center

Community Board 11 held a public hearing on Wednesday, August 9, regarding a proposal by Montefiore Health System to build student housing at the Hutch Metro Center, 1776 Eastchester Road. Read more…

Waring Playground to get $3.6 million face lift

Renovations are planned for 77-year-old Allerton playground. Read more…

Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017


The Sanz Hosts 13th Council Forum

The Allerton International Merchants Association hosted the 13th Council District candidates for a public forum. Read more…
Westchester Square

Glebe Avenue Summer Block Party

The Zerega community enjoyed some great summertime fun at an annual neighborhood celebration! Read more…

Montefiore, BCHN Hosts Breathe Easy Event

Two local health providers hosted an educational event addressing a disease which disproportionately impacts the Bronx. Read more…
Crotona Park East

Forest Playground Assoc.’s Old Timers Day

A local organization celebrating its 46th year hosted an energetic musical event at Crotona Park. Read more…

Man Arrested For Highbridge Shootings

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two men in Highbridge last week. Read more…

Klein & SUV Host Peace Walk

A local senator and violence interruption program marched and offered prayers for all victims of gun violence. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Police Blotter

The latest police reports from all across the Bronx. Read more…
Hunts Point

Former HP jail secured as it awaits demolition

Measures have been taken by the city to clean up and secure the defunct Spofford Detention Center in Hunts Point in response to complaints about an uptick in trespassing and vandalism. Read more…
Country Club

Country Club man alleges 311 abuse by neighbor

A Country Club man says he is being singled out for abuse by one of his neighbors who is using the city’s 311 system to file bogus complaints resulting in serious summonses. Read more…

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Throggs Neck

Interclub Swim Races A ‘Swimming Success’

A time honored summer tradition celebrated its 62nd year in aquatic style. Read more…

Joyner Hosts Park Pride Activities

A local assemblywoman and several other volunteers helped restore a local park to its former glory. Read more…
Grand Concourse

M&T Bank, DreamYard Create Mural

Volunteers put the final touches on a visually stunning mural depicting the local community. Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA Hosts Summer Carnival

A local school celebrated summer with a fun-filled carnival. Read more…

Man Shot Three Times In Allerton

Police are searching for a suspect who shot a man three times in Allerton last week. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca Meets With HPD Representatives

A local councilman met with Department of Housing Preservation and Development representatives inside his East Tremont district office. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

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

TN Strong to tackle 2800/Community set to defeat Bruckner Blvd. landlord

The community is coming together perhaps as never before to fight changes at a Throggs Neck office building. Read more…

Soundview NYC Ferry plan moves forward

The planned NYC Ferry Route from Soundview to Manhattan is moving forward, with an additional stop. Read more…

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