Statement from Borough President Diaz RE: Borough Board Vote on Kingsbridge Armory Redevelopment

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is celebrating this morning’s unanimous vote at the Bronx Borough Board in support of the forthcoming redevelopment of the Kingsbridge Armory. “Today’s vote will facilitate the construction of a world class skating, community and educational facility that will be the catalyst for positive redevelopment not just in the surrounding…

Borough President Diaz Kicks Off 3rd Annual ‘Savor the Bronx’ Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with American Express, officially kicked off the 3rd Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at Jake’s Steakhouse in Riverdale. “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by…

Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the City Planning Commission RE: Kingsbridge Armory

Good day, Chairperson Burden and your fellow commissioners.  I am here today to offer my enthusiastic support for the Kingsbridge Armory National Ice Center and the four ULURP applications, which when approved will facilitate construction of one of the most outstanding ice arenas in the world.  This project will transform an iconic landmark into a…