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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Borough President Diaz, Mayor De Blasio, Speaker Heastie Announce State-of-the-Art Recreational Facility Coming to Edenwald

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President Maria Torres-Springer and local elected officials announced the selection of the YMCA of Greater New York to construct a state-of-the-art recreational facility in the Edenwald neighborhood of the Bronx. “For years people in this community have been calling…

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Borough President Diaz Attends National Night Out

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined the 43rd Precinct for its annual National Night Out Against Crime celebration on August 2, 2016. The event marks a day when police and community interact and build stronger relationships with each other at the Metropolitan Oval in the Parkchester area. Hundreds of community members, business owners and…

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BP Diaz Calls for SNAP/EBT Online Tech Advancements

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a letter to Hon. Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, urging his agency to adopt rules making it easier for consumers to use their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) benefits online using Electronic Benefit Transfers (EBT) cards. “As we work to change habits and…

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BP Diaz Allocates more than $3 Million in Housing Funds

FY 2017 Capital Funds will help create more than 800 new affordable units across The Bronx Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has allocated more than $3 million in capital funds for seven housing developments across The Bronx, creating more than 800 new affordable units in neighborhoods across The Bronx. “Keeping this borough affordable through…

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