De Blasio Administration Announces $32 Million Neighborhood Rat Reduction Plan

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a $32 million, multi-agency plan to reduce the city’s rat population that targets the three most infested parts of city: the Grand Concourse area, Chinatown/East Village/Lower East Side and Bushwick/Bedford-Stuyvesant. This interagency initiative aims to reduce rat activity by up to 70 percent in the targeted zones by…

BP Diaz Hosts Free #Not62 Yoga Night

On Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a free “Yoga Night” at Veterans’ Memorial Hall in the Bronx County Building. Dozens of individuals participated in the event, part of the borough president’s ongoing “#Not62” Campaign for a Healthier Bronx. “I am encouraged by the…

Borough President Diaz and State Senator Klein Co-Host Annual Fireworks Extravaganza

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, tens of thousands of Bronxites and revelers from all over the region joined Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein as they hosted the borough’s official kickoff to the year’s Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard…