Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Traditional Ghanian music fills Dewitt Clinton

The sounds and sights of Ghana were in full view at their heritage celebration. Read more…

Monday, July 28, 2014

Pelham Bay

Fun in the sun at Bartow-Pell

Bronx kids enjoyed outdoor garden activities at the Bartow-Pell Mansion. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Dancing in the Streets comes to Bronx Parks

Artistic dance expression will be showcased at several Bronx parks in August. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

National Night Out on Aug. 5

Events are planned across the borough to bring the police and the community together. Read more…

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Van Nest

Plans dropped for Van Nest group home

A group home agency was outbid on the Baker Street property it had expressed interest to buy. Read more…
Concourse Village

Car-free-Sundays return to Grand Concourse

The most dangerous roadway in the Bronx will become one big Conga line on several August weekends. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

The NYC Department of City Planning listens to local coalition on Hutchinson River Parkway Corridor Study

City Planning put the brakes on its own study of the Hutchinson River Parkway to review suggestions provided by a community group. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Target grand opening planned at the Throggs Neck Shopping Center on Sunday, July 27

Retail-giant Target is getting a head start on its Throggs Neck Shopping Center neighbors with an opening this Sunday. Read more…

Saturday, July 26, 2014

City Island

City Island community advocates want to keep St. Mary Star of the Sea a parish

City Island church merger would leave community with a part-time services. Read more…
Westchester Square

Health Day at The Square

A Westchester Square event combined games, music and other fun activities with health-related information and prizes. Read more…
Morris Park

Gotcha! Morris Park patrol grabs daylight crook

A daylight house burglar broke into the home of a napping retired NYC police detective. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Dog park proposed for Pelham Parkway

‘Go fetch’ may be heard more often if dog advocates get a dog run in the Pelham Parkway area. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Senior citizen advocate recognized for her work

St. Frances de Chantel senior club founder was honored by Senator Jeff Klein. Read more…

Friday, July 25, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

UPDATE: Rent hikes for shops near Armory frozen — for now

Mom-and-pops facing over doubled rent across the street from the soon-to-be ice rink center have gotten a month of relief from the new landlord. Read more…
Westchester Square

‘Square’ dancers entertain shoppers

While shopping on Westchester Square customers were entertained by local dancers. Read more…
Concourse Village

The Babe and the Iron Horse to swing over a new fence

Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig’simages will be re-painted in the shadow of Yankee Stadium. Read more…

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Pelham Bay

Social service agency leases vacant Pelham Bay former hospital building

A group known for locating housing for HIV tenants has signed a lease to occupy the Pelham Bay Grand. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Borough President Diaz hosts health challenge

Soundview residents are discovering more nutritious food choices in their own neighborhood. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Rape suspect sought for gunpoint sexual assault in Waterbury-LaSalle

A woman was raped at gunpoint last Sunday morning on a quiet Throggs Neck street. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Armory merchants hold emergency meeting

Days before rent is set to rise across from the Armory, local businesses are still planning their next move. Read more…
Throggs Neck

City stymies skinny Throggs Neck house

NYC Department of Buildings may have erred in approving a 2-family house on a narrow lot. Read more…

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Van Nest

Traffic changes for White Plains Road

The city hopes to calm the traffic on one of the borough’s most dangerous thoroughfares. Read more…

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Edgewater Park

Senator Jeff Klein reduces beach debris

Beach communities remove rubbish just in time. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Tremont Paint moves Throggs Neck store

The Paint store is moving next to the popular hardware store and promoting eco-friendly products. Read more…
Morris Park

Klein nets job grant

New effort to reduce unemployment will tackle the Bronx’ high jobless rate. Read more…

Monday, July 21, 2014

Mott Haven

Showtime? Bronx actor pushes for film studios

Locals are pushing to bring a large film studio into the Bronx. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Benedetto raises $ at Icehouse

Benedetto raised funds at seaside marina for his upcoming reelection bid. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Global biz cleans up Crotona Park

The computer whizzes flocked to the Bronx —and they brought shovels. Read more…

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Pelham Parkway

Park BBQers on the hot seat

Weekend grillers at several Bronx parks are being raked over the coals. Read more…
Co-op City

Community Board 10 has a new chairman

Activist Martin Prince is the new sheriff in town. Read more…

Saturday, July 19, 2014

University Heights

Farmers Market encourages healthy eating

A farmers market has opened in the Morris Heights area. It will bring fresh produce to an under-served area. Read more…
Van Nest

Update: Van Nest group home

Community Board 11 reports advocacy group withdraws Barker Street plans. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Bronx House gets $1M grant

Talk about House money! Read more…

Friday, July 18, 2014

Morris Park

Developer: LA Fitness will — really! — open

Angry gym members will finally be able to burn off some pounds. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Gray skies over E. Tremont Avenue

Michael Max Knobbe captures violent storm approaching the Throggs Neck area. Read more…
Bedford Park

Gjonaj’s job fair draws crowd

A crowd of job seekers respond to Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj’s second job fair. Read more…
Morris Park

Bronx Ancient Order of Hibernians gives scholarship awards to local eighth graders

The Irish-Catholic group doled out $250 for each award winner. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Vacca visits with lieutenant governor Hopeful

They dished over dishes at a Throggs Neck diner. Read more…
Throggs Neck

A bloomin’ good time: Seniors host ‘Throggs Neck in Bloom’

An art show at the North East Bronx Senior Center blooms from a spring painting class. Read more…
Castle Hill

YMCA Holds annual summer book reading day

Put another successful Summer Reading Day in the books! Read more…

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

The winds, they are a changing: OEM

New hurricane zones are blowing in the wind. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Bronx Boy Scouts fund-raising golf tourny

The troops are raising funds for camping trips. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Bronx Times co-founder birthday bash

Buon compleanno to John Collazzi! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Around Town

Maria Maddalena Magnarelli marries Anthony Joseph Benvento. Read more…

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Kingsbridge Heights

BREAKING: Rent hikes near Kingsbridge Armory threaten local businesses

Rent has more than doubled for shops across the street from the soon-to-be ice rink complex. Read more…

Council secures funds for NCBH

The funds are part of a $2 million renovation to update the maternity ward at North Central Bronx Hospital. Read more…

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Country Club

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 holds installation and BBQ

A new slate was inducted, followed by a celebratory nosh-up. Read more…
Country Club

Theodore Korony American Legion Post #253 holds installation and BBQ

A new slate was inducted, followed by a celebratory nosh-up. Read more…

Monday, July 14, 2014

City Island

Blessed be these watercraft; clergy anoints sea vessels

Bronx clergymembers and veterans flocked to Fenton Marine Dock for a vessel blessing. Read more…
Throggs Neck

Estate planning workshop

Neighbiorhood leaders deliver the lowdown on how to achieve fiscal stability. Read more…

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Bronx Times Reporter

St. Barnabas Hospital honors a pair of industry notables at annual gala

The annual salute hailed Arlene Allende-Ortiz, senior vice-president of community affairs and intergovernmental relations at SBH Health System; and Dr. Rohini Anand, senior vice president and global chief diversity officer at Sodexo. Read more…
Throggs Neck

St. Barnabas Hospital honors a pair of industry notables at annual gala

The annual salute hailed Arlene Allende-Ortiz, senior vice-president of community affairs and intergovernmental relations at SBH Health System; and Dr. Rohini Anand, senior vice president and global chief diversity officer at Sodexo. Read more…

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Throggs Neck

Youth Leaders on the Move holds its annual awards dinner

High-school students received $500 sholarships and eight honorees were delivered a tall salute when Youth Leaders on the Move held its annual awards dinner in Throggs Neck. Read more…
Throggs Neck

25 Bronx Influential Women Awards annual gala

Our annual “Influential Women” awards feted 25 honorees at Villa Barone Manor in Throggs Neck. Read more…

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