Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Memoir Project, Volume 1, released

Bronx Writers Center releases a collection of Bronxites’ stories. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Metro Optics Eyewear opens flagship store

Metro Optics Eyewear recently opened its fourth location in the Bronx at the new Throggs Neck Shopping Center. Read more…

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj holds Christmas Tree Lighting at Allerton Avenue and Boston Road

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj gets into the holiday spiriti Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Pelham Bay

MTA works with Councilman James Vacca get holiday parking in Pelham Bay

Councilman James Vacca has secured more parking for a group of stores along Westchester Avenue this holiday season. Read more…
Van Nest

Van Nest Alliance hosts tree lighting

Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance hosts 2nd annual tree lighting. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Throggs Neck Christmas Tree Lighting

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto and the Throggs Neck Merchants Association hosted the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Morris Park

Morris Park’s The Lair comic book store inspires idea for television show

Grizz Chapman, co-owner of The Lair comic book store, is currently developing a television show. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

City Planning to present findings on Hutch in Spring

The findings from a new report on traffic conditions along the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx will be presented to the community in the spring. Read more…
Co-op City

Grand opening event hosted by Famous Footwear

Famous Footwear, located at 200 Baychester Avenue in the Mall at Bay Plaza, hosted a grand opening event with customers on Saturday, December 6. Read more…

Federal Reserve Bank of New York president visits borough, meets with Montefiore, among others

The president of the Federal Bank visited the Bronx. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014


Devil Dog USA Inc. in need of ‘Christmas Miracle’

After losing their main sponsor, Devil Dog USA Incorporated needs the community’s help to continue operating. Read more…

Kick off to coat drive at local car dealer

Bronx auto group to collect coats for distribution to those in need.. Read more…
Pelham Bay

OLA hosts advent concert

Our Lady of the Assumption hosted their annual Advent concert with special performance of the OLA children’s choir. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Herman Badillo, borough president in the 1960s, passes away

A trailblazing elected official has passed away at the age of 85. Read more…

Centerlight senior housing sees renovations to 250 units

Seniors and the disabled in about 250 apartments in Bronx Park East have nicer digs thanks to a $10.5 million renovation. Read more…

Boston Secor Community Center to host youth rally

A Ceasefire Anti Gun & Domestic Violence Youth Rally will be held on Friday, December 19 at the Boston Secor Community Center. Read more…

Pyramid scheme presentation held at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

DaBx Demand Side Solutions held a presentation about pyramid schemes at Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club. Read more…
Mott Haven

Bruckner Expressway halfway painted

Stretching from the RFK Bridge to the Sheridan Expressway, the Bruckner Expressway is currently painted in only one direction. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Elementary school holds ‘Frozen’ holiday breakfast

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ was on the menu at P.S. 304’s holiday breakfast. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bartow Pell Mansion Museum hosts ‘A Storybook Christmas’

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum hosted ‘Holiday Family Day: A Storybook Christmas’ Read more…
Throggs Neck

Veterans gather, honor Pearl Harbor anniversary

Veterans gathered at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park to honor the 73rd anniversary of Pearl Harbor on Sunday, December 7. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

East Bronx Councilwoman Madeline Provenzano dies at 78

A ‘paragon of public service’ died on Sunday, December 7. Read more…
Co-op City

Bagel Cafe reopens for good

Bagel Cafe, a 24-hour bagel shop in Bay Plaza Shopping Center, came to an agreement with property owner Prestige Properties to stay at their long-lasting location. Read more…

Bronx Family Court Bar Association’s third annual dinner

On Thursday, December 4, the Bronx Family Court Bar Association held its third annual awards dinner ceremony at Maestro’s Caterers. Read more…

Sparking in the Heart of Fordham

The Fordham Road BID hosted their holiday celebration. Read more…

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Country Club

Country Club sewer reconstruction change order approved

A change order has been approved for the Country Club sewer reconstruction project. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Neighbors: Naomi Pouchi

The retired educator self-published two picture books that are written to help children learn to read. Read more…

St. Raymond concludes food drive with Mass

A school gives thanks for the holiday. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx Pastor sends aid to Liberia

One Bronx-based pastor has organized a massive project to aid residents of Liberia. Read more…

Stagg Group donates turkeys to residents

Stagg Group distributed turkeys door-to-door for Thanksgiving to their affordable housing residents. Read more…

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Walkway to get traffic light, crosswalk

A proposed traffic light and crosswalk are being planned for Pelham Parkway, connected one of the park’s walkways to Pelham Parkway’s service roads. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Bronx attorney writes legal thriller

Matt McMahon has written a legal thriller inspired by the current political climate. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Food donated at Exit Realty Food Drive

Exit Realty donated Thanksgiving meals to families of children who attend schools in Throggs Neck. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Throggs Neck

Bronx Top Shelf Bartending School is in session

Classes are in session at the Bronx Beer Garden for the newly established Bronx Top Shelf Bartending School. Read more…
Country Club

Villa Maria Academy and Jeanne Jugan participate in Operation Christmas Child

On Wednesday, November 12, Villa Maria Academy students, Jeanne Jugan residents, and others participated in Operation Christmas Child. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Albanian Independence Day

Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj hosted a celebration for the 102nd annual Independence Day. Read more…

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Bronx boxer to fight in televised event in San Antonio, TX

On Friday, December 12, The Bronx’s own Steve ‘The Hitman’ Martinez will be competing in a televised world championship fight in San Antonio, TX. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Anita Valenti, who led the Pelham Bay Taxpayers, passes away at the age of 85

The world has lost a great woman who cared about her community. Read more…

Vacant lot becomes a foundation for new apartments

An apartment building residence, currently being constructed on a vacant lot on 1802 Crotona Avenue, will include 55 housing units, and is expected to be completed in April 2015. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Senator Jeff Klein donates 100 turkeys to organizations and residents around his district

Senator Jeff Klein is in the Thanksgiving holiday spirit. Read more…

Forum of Italian American Educators hosts book talk and signing

Author Lisa Fantino spoke to Italian American educators. Read more…

Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014


St. Lucy’s School annual Thanksgiving feast

On Tuesday, November 25, St. Lucy’s School’s Universal Pre-K Program had a Thanksgiving Feast. Read more…
City Island

City Island community pleased to be included in state’s Open Space Conservation Plan

City Island is on board with an open space plan being proposed by the state. Read more…

Assemblyman Crespo, Senator Diaz, Sr., and others give back to community

On Friday, November 21, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo, Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., and representatives from the Good Neighbor Program and Associated Supermarket distributed turkeys to the community. Read more…
City Island

G&N Project holds Thanksgiving dinner for domestic violence survivors

A group of domestic violence survivors was welcomed to a Thanksgiving dinner. Read more…

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Throggs Neck

The Department of Buildings allows ‘thin house’ construction in Throggs Neck to continue in ‘fluke’

Call it a loophole, or a fluke, but it looks like the ‘thin house’ on Revere Avenue is legal. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx GOP & Pelham Bay Merchants winter wonderland celebration

On Sunday, December 14, the Bronx GOP and Pelham Bay Merchants Asscoiation will be holding a winter wonderland celebration. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town: News from your neighbors

Check out the latest announcements from Around Town. Read more…

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

Daily News marketing guru John Campi, who rescued the Golden Gloves from extinction, dies at 75

Iconic New York Daily News executive John Campi — a marketing genius who enriched “New York’s hometown newspaper” with clever, blue-chip campaigns — died of a heart attack at a New Jersey hospital on Nov. 28. The former vice president and director of promotions was 75. Read more…

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Co-op City

Bagel Cafe in Bay Plaza closes

Bagel Cafe, a 24-hour bagel shop previously located at 2214 Bartow Avenue in Bay Plaza, closed after 25 years of business on Sunday, November 30. Read more…

Monday, Dec. 10, 2012

University Heights

Development potential lies in vacant lot

A vacant lot in University Heights poses an opportunity for potential development. Read more…

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