CITY AND STATE OFFICIALS JOIN THE ROCKOWER CORPORATION, M. MELNICK & CO. AND PARTNERS CUT RIBBON FOR 810 RIVER AVENUE IN THE BRONX

The mixed-income, mixed-use 810 River Avenue development is the first project to take advantage of the 2009 New York City Department of City Planning 161st Street/River Avenue Rezoning Bronx, New York – The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and New York State Homes and Community Renewal…

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BP DIAZ FIGHTS FOR INCREASED MWBE PARTICIPATION IN NEW YORK CITY’S PENSION FUND

Two resolutions introduced today would require the NYCERS to significantly increase its business with Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises This morning, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will introduce two resolutions designed to increase diversity at the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), which administers the retirement benefits for over 350,000 members, by increasing…

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NYCEDC Allocates Mutual Housing Association of New York $18M to Construct Industrial Center in the South Bronx

50,000 square foot Bronx-based project is part of The Peninsula, and will support various small and medium-sized industrial businesses and the creation of 75 jobs Rendering by WXY Architecture+ urban design and Body Lawson Associates Bronx, NY – New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today announced the selection of Mutual Housing Association of New York…

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GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEARLY $100 MILLION TRANSFORMATION OF ROBERTO CLEMENTE STATE PARK AND WATERFRONT

Also Announces $44 Million to Support Summer Youth Employment Program Completion of Redesigned Waterfront, Upper Plaza Renovation and New Athletic Fields Cap Comprehensive Renewal of New York City’s First State Park Work Builds Resiliency and Enhances Flood Protection along Harlem River View photos of the transformation here   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the unveiling…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL FAMILY DAY OLYMPIAD

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Bronx Borough President Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Fathers Taking Action and New York City Parks & Recreation co-hosted the second annual Family Day Olympiad. The day’s events, which took place at Williamsbridge Oval Park, pitted teams of parents and children in a variety of athletic and sporting…

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BP DIAZ MARCHES IN YEMENI AMERICAN DAY PARADE

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. marched in the inaugural Yemeni American Day Parade, which took place on Rhinelander Avenue. “The Yemeni diaspora is so strong in The Bronx and it was an absolute pleasure to join in celebrating their rich heritage and stand with them in solidarity against Islamphobia.…

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