Arts & Entertainment

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Gianna’s Gelato ignites the taste buds

Motivated by their seven-month-old sweetheart Gianna, parents Ernie and Melissa Aiello recently opened Gianna’s Café – an eatery that will surely satisfy any Italian sweet tooth. Read more…

Whipping up something real tasty in the Bronx

Bronx residents received a warm welcome from an unexpected face when they opened their doors recently. Read more…

Bernie’s Fish and Chips serves southern cuisine

With Fish and Chips establishments disappearing in the Bronx and Harlem, those in search of southern cooking and soul food often have to look far and wide, but for many the wait to satisfy their craving is now over. Read more…

‘Please! Not our Starbucks’ Bronxites plea

The revelation that 600 Starbucks locations across the nation will close has many Bronx patrons of the famous coffee shop wondering if their store will be getting the ax. Read more…

Rock on the Bronx

Hey readers. Here are five local music scenes to keep an eye out for. Read more…

Visitor center added to Poe’s cottage

The new Yankee Stadium is not the only project about to increase tourism in the Bronx. Read more…

Movie explores the medicinal power of laughter

A local filmmaker and producer have just completed work on a feature film that including interviews with both area residents and celebrities, and its topic promises to be of universal appeal. Read more…

Chase awards Bronx Museum funds for street life exhibit

JPMorgan Chase recently took a step toward their goal of building more vibrant communities by awarding a $100,000 grant to the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Read more…

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Bronx Times Reporter

Half-priced cheer for those donating clothing to needy

On Thursday, July 3, Eastside Grill, located at 4029 E. Tremont Avenue, kicked off their newest philanthropic mission to collect clothes for less fortunate New Yorkers – Girls Night Out for Charity. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

St. Theresa’s feast: fun for the whole family

From July 23-27, St. Theresa’s Parish, will host its 12th Annual Summer Feast, themed “Christ Our Hope,” in commemoration of Pope Benedict XVI’s recent visit to New York City. Read more…

Fire-ravaged site unsecured; poised for sale

After a ravenous fire destroyed much of the interior of the Neptune Inn, a popular City Island eatery, security issues continue to plague the site. Read more…

Rock on the Bronx

I have a strong feeling better times are on the way. I haven’t seen this kind of mass unhappiness and frustration in years. At times it seem like the country is one mass mental ward. Remember the Dot Com bubble back in the late 90s? Now we have the housing bubble and the oil bubble. I guess if you really consider it, everything is a bubble. You could even say that every flower goes through a bubble of its own. It grows, gets beautiful for a while, maybe even stays that way for a longer time if someone nurtures it and then as with all things it must wilt and fade away. Read more…

PAL launches 2008 Summer Playstreet recreational program

The Police Athletic League (PAL) launches its 2008 Summer Program in the Bronx on Monday, July 7. New York City youngsters play traditional sidewalk games, develop their creativity through the arts, and learn from a wide range of educational, recreational and cultural arts specialists. Read more…

Riverdale ‘Sexpert’ treats female dysfunction

The Bronx is home to a nationally recognized “sexpert,” who is working in the ever-expanding field of treating female sexual dysfunction. Read more…
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