City Announces Bronx Point, a Waterfront Development That Will Create Open Space and Hundreds of Units of Affordable Housing in the South Bronx

Bronx Point will also include a home for the Universal Hip-Hop Museum, a new waterfront esplanade, a state-of-the-art multiplex theater, a food hall and incubator and more Bronx, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with the Departments of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and Parks and Recreation (DPR), today announced…

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Governor Cuomo Departs from New York to Puerto Rico to Provide Emergency Goods and Services at Official Request of Governor Ricardo Rosselló

Governor Cuomo Making Available More Than 34,000 Bottles of Water, 9,600 Ready to Eat Meals, 3,000 Canned Goods, 500 Flashlights, 1,400 Cots, 1,400 Pillows, 1,400 Blankets and 10 Generators Governor Cuomo Traveling on Donated JetBlue Aircraft to Bring Supplies on First Flight to Depart for San Juan Since Hurricane Maria NYPA Engineers, Translators, Supervisors and DEC Drones and…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Bronx Civic Center as $10 Million New York City Region Winner of Second-Round Downtown Revitalization Initiative

State to Collaborate With New York City Regional Economic Development Council to Revitalize the Bronx Civic Center Downtown Neighborhood Part of Governor’s Comprehensive Approach to Transform Communities Into Vibrant Neighborhoods and Boost Local Economies Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Bronx Civic Center neighborhood in the South Bronx will receive $10 million in funding and investments…

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BP Diaz to Host ‘Bronx Digital Education Summit’

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host the Bronx Digital Education Summit on October 6, 2017, at Metropolitan College of New York’s Bronx Campus, 463 East 149th Street. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. The summit will focus on “Creating the 21st Century Classroom,” and will feature speakers from the worlds of technology,…

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BP Diaz Hosts Muslim School Holiday Event

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his office’s annual Muslim School Holiday event at P.S. 83 in Morris Park. The event is designed to bring fun and activities for all in celebration of the addition of Muslim holidays to the public school calendar. “Islam is one of the largest…

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BP Diaz Hosts Annual 9/11 ‘Day of Remembrance’

On Thursday, September 14, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Supreme Court of Bronx County co-hosted the borough’s annual “Day of Remembrance” to commemorate the families, friends and neighbors who perished in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “Each year, we gather together to remember the lives we lost on September…

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Mayor de Blasio: NYC Will be First City to Mandate that Existing Buildings Dramatically Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Mandates on NYC’s 14,500 least efficient buildings to accelerate and deepen major efficiency upgrades; most ambitious program of its kind in the nation; financing to support retrofits, steep penalties for non-compliance; will spur 17,000 ‘green jobs’ NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced new mandates that will force building owners to make sharp reductions…

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