MAYOR’S OFFICE OF MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF FIRST-EVER ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY OF NYC NIGHTLIFE

New report finds New York City’s nightlife supports 299,000 jobs, $13.1 billion in employee compensation, and $35.1 billion in total economic output. There are more than 25,000 nightlife establishments contributing $697 million in local tax revenue. Nightlife related jobs and wages are growing faster than the rest of the city’s economy. Food service is the…

STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ RE: East Bronx Metro-North/Amtrak Agreement

“This newly announced MOU between Amtrak, Empire State Development and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is incredibly welcome as it allows this universally supported, much-anticipated mass transit project to move forward without further delay. “Amtrak’s willingness to negotiate with the MTA will put the East Bronx Metro-North expansion back on schedule and bring us one step…

Rep. Maloney, BP Diaz, NY Officials, Advocates Call on Congress to Remove Citizenship Census Question

Advocates also call on Trump Administration to drop appeal of court decision that ordered the citizen question to be removed   NEW YORK—Today, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) joined the New York Immigration Coalition, 32BJ SEIU, elected officials and census advocates to call on Congress to pass legislation to remove the citizenship question from the…

BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ Jr. KICKS OFF 8th ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today celebrated the start of the 8th Annual “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week at Beatstro, a Hip Hop themed restaurant located in the South Bronx. “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week is produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and takes place from January 7th through January 19th 2019. “Savor The Bronx” Restaurant…

Popular Roberto Clemente State Park South Playground to Reopen

  State Parks, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, NYC Council Member Vanessa Gibson and Partners Team Together to Revitalize and Transform Playground Serving Nearly 1 Million Visitors View the South Playground Transformation Here   The State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, New York City Council Member…