Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $4.8 Million Over-Height Vehicle Detection System on New York City Parkways

System Installed at Low-Clearance Bridges on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx and Grand Central Parkway in Queens Detectors Minimize Truck Collisions, Improve Road Safety and Protect Highway Infrastructure Photos of Detectors Available Here, Here and Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a $4.8 million over-height vehicle detection system on two New York City…

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Barnes & Noble Commits to Bronx Return

Bronx elected officials are reacting to news that national retail bookseller Barnes & Noble has committed to return to The Bronx, following the announcement of the impending closure of their existing store in Bay Plaza.  “We are a borough of book lovers, and Barnes & Noble has been an institution in The Bronx for nearly…

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NYCEDC Announces Plan to Transform Former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center Into Vibrant, Live-Work Campus

Project Will Include 740 Units of 100% Affordable Housing and 170K SF of Recreational, Commercial and Light Industrial Space in South Bronx Bronx, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) today announced plans to transform the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in the Hunts…

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Borough Leaders Call on Apple to Open in The Bronx

Nearly every Bronx elected official has signed a letter to Tim Cook, Apple CEO, urging the company to consider the borough as a location for a new Apple Store. In the letter, the elected officials note that Apple Stores are currently opened in four of the five New York City boroughs, and that opening in…

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Borough President Diaz Hosts Tour de Bronx 2016

Borough President Diaz along with over 7,000 cyclists from across the region and around the world, participated in the 22nd annual event, the largest free cycling event in New York State Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with The Bronx Tourism Council, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas, Montefiore…

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