NYCEDC Releases Request for Expressions of Interest for Spofford Live/Work Campus in Hunts Point

Responses Solicited for Mixed-Use, Live/Work Development to Include Substantial Affordable Housing and High-Quality Employment Opportunities New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the release of aRequest for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for a mixed-income, live/work development on a City-owned site on Spofford Avenue in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the Bronx. The RFEI represents…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Congressional Proposal to Rename Post Office After Herman Badillo

“Congressman Herman Badillo was a trailblazer in government,” said Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. “I congratulate Congress Members Charles B. Rangel, José E. Serrano and Joseph Crowley for introducing federal legislation to make my proposal for a ‘Herman Badillo Post Office’ a reality. “I am very proud to have known him and to have called…

BP Diaz & Senator Klein to Host ‘New York Salutes America’ Fireworks Extravaganza & Eating Contest

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and State Senator Jeff Klein will host the borough’s official kickoff to the Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach located in The Bronx. Over 10,000 people are expected to be in attendance. “Things…