Zaro’s Will Return to Parkchester

World-renowned bakery will also expand Port Morris location to include retail component Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Zaro’s Family Bakery and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation announced today that the company would open a new retail location in Parkchester on Metropolitan Oval this coming fall. Zaro’s closed their original Parkchester location on Hugh…

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NYC Parks Begins Second Round of Renovations at Playground 52 in The bronx as Part of Community Parks Initiative

Playground to receive more upgrades in second phase of renovations, an $8.6 million transformation in total NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, yesterday joined Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Community Board 2 District Manager Bobby Crespo, and kids from the West Bronx Recreation Center to break ground on phase II of reconstruction at…

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BP Diaz Celebrates Pakistani Independence Day

On Monday, August 21, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. met with the Bronx Community Council, a Pakistani advocacy organization, and the Consul General of Pakistan, Raja Ali Ejaz, to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day. The gathering was held to commemorate the country’s declaration of independence from the British Raj in 1947. “Our country is…

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BP Diaz to Host ‘Back to School’ Event

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host his annual “Back to School” Literacy & Health Fair at the Pablo Casals Middle School 181 on the Co-op City Education Campus, 800 Baychester Avenue, Bronx. The event will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m “School is almost here, and…

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Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Provide Low-Income New Yorkers with Access to Counsel for Wrongful Evictions

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed Intro. 214-B into law, and solidified the City’s commitment to providing all low-income tenants facing eviction with legal representation in Housing Court. The program, which is overseen by the Civil Justice Coordinator at the Human Resources Administration, will serve 400,000 tenants when it is fully implemented in five years. “New…

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