Borough President Diaz Kicks Off 3rd Annual ‘Savor the Bronx’ Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in conjunction with American Express, officially kicked off the 3rd Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at Jake’s Steakhouse in Riverdale. “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by the Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by…

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BP Diaz to Banksy: ‘Ghetto for Life?’ Enough Already!

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released the following statement regarding street artist Banksy’s latest Bronx piece, which includes the phrase “Ghetto 4 Life” painted on a wall: “Last week, world-renowned street artist Banksy brought his five borough exhibition to the Bronx for the first time, in the form of a traveling Ronald McDonald…

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The BronX Marks the Spot with Tour de Bronx

Thousands come from around the country and around the world to Xercise, Xplore and Xperience The Bronx October 8, 2013, Bronx, New York – Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., The Bronx Tourism Council and Transportation Alternatives announced the 19th Annual “Tour de Bronx,” the largest free bicycling event in New York State which…

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NYCEDC, Borough President Diaz, Empire State Development and Triangle Equities Announce Groundbreaking at The Triangle Plaza Hub at 149th Street in the Bronx

Project Will Include Metropolitan College of New York Campus, Fine Fare Supermarket and Public Plaza New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Empire State Development (ESD) and Triangle Equities, in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group (Goldman Sachs), today announced the groundbreaking of the Triangle Plaza Hub…

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Borough President Diaz Issues Kingsbridge Armory ULURP

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today issued his office’s recommendations concerning the future of the Kingsbridge Armory. The recommendations come as part of the borough president’s charter mandated responsibilities in the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP). In his recommendations, Borough President Diaz reiterated his support for the project, noting that the Kingsbridge National…

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