Bronx Walk Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Carolyn Porco’s sign was proudly displayed on the Bronx Walk of Fame.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

The Grand Concourse was the scene of the unveiling of street signs honoring the three 2019 inductees onto the ‘Bronx Walk of Fame.’ Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. celebrated the grand finale of Bronx Walk 2019 with the time honored Bronx Walk of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday, May 19 at the Bronx County Building. This year’s inductees included critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Regina Spektor, boxing legend Iran ‘The Blade’ Barkley and planetary scientist Carolyn Porco.

Regina Spektor (3rd from l), Borough President Diaz (r) and Spektor’s family unveiled the singer/songwriter’s Bronx Walk of Fame sign.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Championship boxer Iran Barkley was unveiled at this year’s ceremony.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Regina Spektor’s street sign ended the ceremony on a high note.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

Regina Spektor with violinist Samuel Marder, who is the husband of her late music teacher, Sonia Vargas.
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(l-r) Iran Barkley, Regina Spektor, Diaz and Carolyn Porco held up the X for the Bronx.
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Iran Barkely (r) and his family worked together to unveil his Bronx Walk of Fame sign.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez

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