Bronx Borough President Diaz, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications and LinkNYC Celebrate Free Wi-Fi in the Bronx

LinkNYC kiosks are replacing payphones throughout NYC with free, super-fast Wi-Fi hotspots, phone calls, device charging, and more More than 700 Links to be installed in the Bronx, building on City’s effort to bridge the digital divide BRONX — CityBridge partners, the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz,…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Designation of 12 New Brownfield Opportunity Areas

State Providing Tools to Local Governments to Revitalize Communities Across New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the designation of 12 new Brownfield Opportunity Areas in communities across New York. These designations help participants develop strategies to revitalize neighborhoods affected by dormant and blighted properties. Projects in these areas will be given priority…

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BP Diaz Allocates Nearly $1 Million to Bronx Cultural Institutions

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has announced the allocation of nearly $1 million in capital funds to four cultural institutions around the borough of The Bronx. “With over three million people visiting our cultural institutions each year, there is a need to fund and strengthen them to allow for their continued growth,” said Bronx Borough…

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BP Diaz Invests Over $14 Million in Bronx Parks

FY 2017 Funding Includes $10 Million Towards Renovation of Historic Orchard Beach Pavilion Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office has invested over $14.3 million in FY 2017 capital funds to improve parks throughout The Bronx, including $10 million to restore the historic Orchard Beach pavilion and upgrades to playgrounds and…

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Governor Cuomo Announces Official Opening of New Silvercup Studios Film & TV Production Facility in The Bronx

Silvercup Studio’s Third Facility in New York – Silvercup North – Will Generate Hundreds of New Jobs and Millions in Local Revenue Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of Silvercup North, a new film and television production facility in the South Bronx. Silvercup Studios, one of the leading independent, full-service film and television…

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JetBlue Spices Up Its ‘BlueBud’ Business Mentoring Program With The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce – Serrano Pepper Product Grown in New York City

Fiery Bronx Based Condiment Brand Selected For JetBlue’s Second BlueBud Program Each Bottle Directly Supports the Bronx’s Burgeoning Economy and the More Than 40 Bronx Community Gardens and Farmers Who Produce These Peppers NEW YORK (August 15, 2016) – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU), New York’s Hometown Airline®, recently announced The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce as the next winner…

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Governor Cuomo Launches New York State Grown & Certified Food Program

Program Includes New $20 Million Food Hub in the Bronx First-of-its-Kind Food Certification Program Promotes Upstate Agriculture and Increases Access to Farm-Fresh Food Certification Program Supported by Marketing Campaign – Watch Digital Video Ad Here and Visit certified.ny.gov State-of-the-Art, 120,000 Square-Foot Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in Hunts Point will Create 245 Jobs and Distribute New York State Grown…

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

On Tuesday, August 9, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., the New York Yankees and Marissa Shorenstein, president AT&T New York co-hosted the sixth annual “Borough President’s Cup” Little League Championship. The event featured two teams: Grand Slam Little League and the Rolando Paulino Little League. In a thriller, the Grand Slam Little League put…

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BP Diaz Allocates Over $5.6 Million to Bronx Education Projects

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced that his office is providing more than $5.6 million in capital funds to 59 education projects all over the borough as part of his FY2017 capital funding allocations. Projects funded this year include; classroom upgrades, the creation of new media centers, library renovations, technology upgrades, playgrounds, auditorium renovations…

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