Senator Peralta, Bronx Borough President Díaz Jr. and Assemblyman Sepúlveda call for hotel occupancy tax portion to promote local tourism

State Senator Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst), joined by Assemblyman Luis Sepúlveda (D-Bronx), Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., and Wildlife Conservation Society Executive Vice President John Calvelli today unveiled at the Bronx Zoo a bill that would provide each New York City borough with a portion of city hotel occupancy tax it collects to promote…

City Announces Plans to Construct New Pedestrian Bridge Over Major Deegan to Improve Community Access to Van Cortlandt Park

$12 Million Pedestrian Bridge is Part of Master Plan to Knit the Park Back Together and Restore the Natural Beauty Identified by Olmsted Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner, Emily Lloyd today joined Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña- Mora, and several elected officials and…

BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week 2015

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. kicks off Bronx Week 2015 with a food, music and art festival at the Bronx General Post Office, co-hosted by developer Youngwoo & Associates, on Sunday, May 3, 2015. More information on Bronx Week 2015 can be found at ilovethebronx.com. Malik Yoba, Dolph Schayes, Stacey Dash & Alfredo Thiebaud…