BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL SWEETHEARTS LUNCHEON 

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Healthfirst co-hosted the “12th Annual Bronx Sweetheart Luncheon” at Villa Barone Manor, honoring over 65 couples who have been married 50 years or more. The luncheon gives these couples the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary lunch while also having the opportunity to dance,…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Black History Month at the Grand American Ballroom on Westchester Avenue in The Bronx. Vice President Senior Event Producer for JP Morgan Chase & Co. Rafael Camilo, was awarded the “Jonathan Hicks Memorial Award,” which is named for the…

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NYSNA Announces “Healthcare Justice for All” Campaign to Demand Safe Staffing & Fair Funding as Part of New Contract at the Public Hospitals in New York City

New Campaign Comes on the Heels of Mayor de Blasio’s NYC Care Plan to Provide Access to Quality, Affordable Healthcare for 600,000 Uninsured New Yorkers   The New York State Nurses Association today kicked off a new “Healthcare Justice for All” campaign to demand safe staffing and fair funding as contract negotiations with New York City public hospitals begin…

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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…

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