Barnes & Noble to Remain in Bay Plaza

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. signed up for a savings club membership and purchased several books following Thursday’s announcement that the Barnes & Noble in Co-op City would remain open. The bookseller and its landlord, Prestige Properties, reached a compromise extending the store’s lease for two years following the intervention of Borough President Diaz…

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BP Diaz Addresses Urban Land Institute Tour

On Monday, October 20, 2014, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. addressed a tour of developers, planners, architects and other urbanists from around the world attending the Urban Land Institute’s convention. Participants were first walked through the 161st Business Improvement District near Yankee Stadium, and later ate lunch at the Yankee Tavern. During his remarks,…

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Register Now for the 20th Annual ‘Tour de Bronx!’

On Wednesday, October 15, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined representatives from Transportation Alternatives, Montefiore, The Bronx Tourism Council, Coca-Cola, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, St. Barnabas Hospital and the Bronx YMCA at a press conference to encourage riders to register for the 20th annual Tour de Bronx. Those interested in registering for the ride…

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The Journey of Two Peoples, Brought Together in Celebration

Congressman Eliot Engel, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, share a laugh at a joint Sukkot and Hispanic Heritage Month celebration–co-sponsored by Borough President Diaz, Consul General Aharoni and the Jewish Community Relations Council–at Salanter Akiba of Riverdale’s lower school on Monday, October 6. The…

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