NYC DOT and DDC Announce Fordham Plaza Phase 2 Groundbreaking in The Bronx

On Wednesday, August 27, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined NYC Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora and NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg to break ground for phase two of the ongoing renovation of Fordham Plaza. Here, Borough President Diaz and the commissioners review renderings depicting the plaza’s future. Premier…

Borough President Diaz, New York Yankees & AT&T Host Fourth Annual ‘Borough President’s Cup’ Little League Championship

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Marissa Shorenstein, New York State President, AT&T, join the Bronx Bombers on the field following the 2014 Borough President’s Cup Championship at Yankee Stadium on August 26, 2014. On Tuesday, August 26, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., the New York Yankees and AT&T co-hosted the fourth annual…

Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of the New NY Works Office in The Bronx

(l to r) Council Member Vanessa Gibson, Assembly Member Marcos Crespo, Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC) President Marlene Cintron, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., State Senator Gustavo Rivera and State Department of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera participated in a ceremonial ribbon cutting for NY Works on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. State Department of…

Gillibrand, Serrano, Mark-Viverito, Crespo, Diaz Jr., Bronx Entrepreneurs to Push for Federal Legislation Expanding Access and Opportunities for Women-Owned Small Businesses

NYC Women-Owned Businesses Would Have Received An Estimated $56 Million More in Economic Revenue in 2013 if Federal Government Met Existing Goal of Awarding 5 Percent of Federal Contracts to Women-Owned Small Biz Gillibrand Bill Aims to Give Bronx Women Entrepreneurs Opportunities to Grow Businesses, Help Level Playing Field for Hundreds of NYC Women-Owned Biz…