Mayor de Blasio, City and State Officials Announce WHEDco And BFC Partners to Break Ground on Affordable Housing Development and Bronx Music Hall

The Bronx Commons Development will introduce 305 affordable apartments and a new 300-seat arts and cultural center and performance space. High resolution renderings of the Bronx Commons and Bronx Music Hall development courtesy of Danois Architects, WXY Architecture + Urban Design can be found in this link. THE BRONX, NY – Mayor Bill de Blasio, the…

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The Bronx Partners with Zipcar to Generate More Traffic to Restaurants

Aims to increase business during post-holiday slowdown January 10, 2017 – Bronx, NY – The Bronx Tourism Council announced an initiative with Zipcar to help promote restaurants and other businesses in the borough. The emphasis is on giving Zipcar members added value while introducing them to eating establishments not easily-accessible by subway. Restaurants, as well as…

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New York Selected for National SNAP Pilot Program

Following nearly a year of advocacy by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and others, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the selection of New York State to participate in a nationwide pilot program to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase their groceries online. Borough President…

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Kingsbridge Predicted to be 2017’s Hottest NYC Neighborhood by Leading Real Estate Marketplace

Years of efforts by elected officials and community stakeholders to revitalize the business climate and housing prospects in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx have now paid off. The realty marketplace StreetEasy, which combines and publishes listings from hundreds of metro NYC brokers, today predicted Kingsbridge would be 2017’s hottest NYC neighborhood, stating that the…

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