NYC Parks Breaks Ground on a $3 Million Renovation Project at Playground 52 in the South Bronx

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr., and students from the PAL New South Bronx Center to break ground on a $3 million reconstruction of Playground 52. Through this project, the basketball courts and amphitheater will be completely renovated and a new skate…

iHeartMedia Stakes Claim to Historic New York Skyline on Iconic East River Billboard

Leading National Multi-Platform Media and Entertainment Company Writes Advertising History Atop NYC’s Largest Rooftop Billboard NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iHeartMedia Inc., the media and entertainment company with the largest reach of any radio or TV outlet in America, staked its claim to the New York skyline with its new presence on one of the city’s most iconic…

Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million to Expand Urban Youth Jobs Program and Launches Statewide Pre-Apprenticeship Job Program for Construction Trades

Governor Highlights Impact of Summer Youth Employment Program and Unemployment Strikeforce Initiative Announcements Build on Momentum of Governor’s Successful Initiatives to Address Unemployment in The Bronx and Across the State Bronx Unemployment Rate Down to 6.1% in May, Lowest Figure in 15 Years Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an additional $30 million in funding…

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

On Thursday, June 30, 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 co-hosted the borough’s official launch to the year’s Independence Day Celebrations, the annual “New York Salutes America” boardwalk festival and fireworks extravaganza at Orchard Beach.…

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

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, 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. “This is…