Borough President Diaz Hosted Dominican Heritage Celebration

On Wednesday, February 12, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official Dominican Heritage Celebration to celebrate the beauty of the Dominican culture. Borough President Diaz honored leaders from the Dominican Republic who have contributed to the growth and cultural richness of The Bronx. This year’s honorees included State Senator Hon. Adriano Espaillat,…

Mayor de Blasio Announces Agreement in Landmark Stop-and-Frisk Case

City to fully embrace stop-and-frisk reform, pledges respect for every New Yorker’s constitutional rights NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced a historic agreement in the Floyd vs. City of New York case, taking steps to end the years-long legal battle that found the overuse of stop-and-frisk unconstitutional. Standing with plaintiffs, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton…

Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson

“Today’s conviction of Assembly Member Eric Stevenson closes an unfortunate chapter in our borough’s history. “As I have made crystal clear in the past, our borough and our city require and deserve honest, corruption free government. The public must have faith in its elected leaders, and the deplorable actions of Assembly Member Stevenson should not…

NYCEDC Announces Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market Commits to Stay in the Bronx Until At Least 2021

Seven Year Extension Will Keep one of the World’s Largest Wholesale Produce Markets and Approximately 3,000 Jobs in the Bronx Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel and New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball today announced that the Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market has exercised a seven year lease renewal option, which commits the market to…