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

On Thursday, June 25, 2015, 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. “Things…

NYC Parks Partners with NYC Department of Design and Construction to Re-Open the High Bridge to the Public

Restoring the city’s oldest standing bridge after 45 years NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, DDC Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora and Congressman José E. Serrano celebrated the reopening of the High Bridge today. They were joined in celebration by Councilmembers Fernando Cabrera, Vanessa Gibson, Mark Levine, and Ydanis Rodriguez; Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz…

City and State Officials Join The Rockower Corporation, M. Melnick & Co. and Partners to Break Ground on 810 River Avenue in The Bronx

The mixed-income, mixed-use 810 River Avenue development will be the first project to take advantage of the 2009 New York City Department of City Planning 161st Street/River Avenue Rezoning Bronx, New York – The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York State Homes and Community…