BP DIAZ RELEASES ‘BRONX ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT REPORT’

The Bronx saw $3.48 billion in total development in 2018, the most of BP Diaz’s tenure Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Bronx Annual Development Report” today, highlighting the most successful year in total development funding The Bronx has seen since the borough president took office in 2009. In 2018 the borough saw…

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Radson Development, Bronx BP Diaz, NYC HPD & HDC Celebrate the Opening of MLK Plaza with a Ribbon Cutting

MLK Plaza brings 167 Green and Affordable Homes to the Mott Haven section of the Bronx Rendering courtesy of Magnusson Architecture and Planning attached.   Bronx, NY (March 4, 2018) – Today, Radson Development, the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC), the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz…

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Bronx Foodies, Chefs and Familia: Recipes Needed!

New Bronx food collective wins a USDA award to make salad dressing and marinade. We need your recipe!    A collaboration of Bronx-based food and social justice groups has formed the Bronx Canasta, an innovative food production and economic empowerment program. The Bronx Canasta aims to build self-reliance of Bronx communities to grow their own…

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THE FRESH AIR FUND ANNOUNCES REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR CAMP JUNIOR AT HARRIMAN STATE PARK

Camp Junior named in memory of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, Victim of Gang Violence Partnership with New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation; Palisades Interstate Park Commission; Bronx Borough President and The Fresh Air Fund New York City…The Fresh Air Fund has announced registration is open for Bronx children to apply to attend CAMP JUNIOR,…

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BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR’S ‘STATE OF THE BOROUGH’ ON BRONXNET

The borough’s achievements and goals took center stage as Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. delivered the 2019 ‘State of the Borough’ address from H.E.R.O. High School/The Samuel Gompers Campus. Bronx residents and others can experience it all with rebroadcasts of the entire speech, on BronxNet.   Delivered February 21st and broadcast live, the ‘State of the Borough’ is…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL SWEETHEARTS LUNCHEON 

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Healthfirst co-hosted the “12th Annual Bronx Sweetheart Luncheon” at Villa Barone Manor, honoring over 65 couples who have been married 50 years or more. The luncheon gives these couples the opportunity to enjoy a complimentary lunch while also having the opportunity to dance,…

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BP DIAZ HOSTS ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Black History Month at the Grand American Ballroom on Westchester Avenue in The Bronx. Vice President Senior Event Producer for JP Morgan Chase & Co. Rafael Camilo, was awarded the “Jonathan Hicks Memorial Award,” which is named for the…

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