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Abrazo Dominicano A Prelude To The Dominican Bronx Parade

You should know that the Abrazo Dominicano (The Dominican Embrace) will take place this Friday July 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Maestros Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx.
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CreateNYC Office Hours With The Commissioner: What We Heard

On the evening of May 23, NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl will hold open office hours for Bronx residents at the Mott Haven Library to meet and discuss the proposals in What We Heard....
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Bronx Looks To Capitalize As Hip-Hop's Birthplace

In the 1970s, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and the first rappers came together in the burned-out buildings of Bronx, giving birth to hip-hop....
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Upcoming Release of The Bronx Kill, A Novel By Philip Cioffari

Livingston Press announces the upcoming release of The Bronx Kill, a novel by Philip Cioffari. The Bronx Kill will be published in trade paper (978-1604891874, 254 pages, $16.95), hardcover (978-1604891867, $25.95) and eBook editions and will be available wherever fine books are sold on March 30, 2017....
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Bronx Borough President Hosts The Greek History And Heritage Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts on Thursday his annual Greek History and Heritage Celebration, co-sponsored by New York State State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides and The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Bronx....
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Bronx Author Publishes Novel

The Return, a new book by Evelyn P. Douglas, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc....
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New York Gov. Cuomo Joins Union Fight To Preserve ACA

At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, DC, is abandoning the middle class. ...
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A Russian Revolutionary In Bronx

Kenneth D. Ackerman’s Trotsky in New York 1917 has much to offer the reader. It also has some serious problems. Before getting to those let me discuss why the book deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in the life and ideas of Trotsky, the history of Marxism in America, New York at the time of World War I, and the Russian Revolution. ...
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The Orchid Show: Thailand In Bronx

The 15th installment of the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show features a complementary schedule of events and activities revolving around its titular flower and this year’s theme: Thailand....
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Read Chapter Two of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son”

This book is heartwarming, and fabulous. Work hard and you can achieve anything-but your hard work rubs off on your children. What a fine example of courage and love. This book should set an example to all who have dreams....
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Black History Month Celebration Series At Jamaica Center For Arts & Learning

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more....
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Reading: Drama From The Diaspora By Writer & Playwright Amba Chevannes

February is Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning's (JCAL) Black History Month Celebration Series. Join us each weekend in February for exhibits, performances, film screenings, and so much more....
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Bronx Trolley Night

Hop off the Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a free guided tour of the exhibitions with a Museum teaching artist....
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Creating New York City’s First-Ever Comprehensive Cultural Plan

On January 25 at the Bronx Zoo, the CreateNYC team will hold its Bronx borough-wide workshop where residents can participate in the process of creating New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan....
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Shawntá Pulliam Rising From Breakdown To Breakthrough

Morgan James’s new book release, Hell Bent Heaven Bound: One Woman’s Journey from the Drug House to the King’s House by Shawntá Pulliam recounts Pulliam’s journey from breakdown to breakthrough that led her to find the gift God had planted down inside her....
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Bronx Requiem: A Novel

The death of Paco "Packy" Johnson should not have surprised anyone....
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A Bronx Boy's Tale

A Bronx Boy's Tale details the life of the author as he witnessed the major historical events on the 1960's and 1970's. Although it was a time of social upheaval and strife, Jimmy's family, friends and the Beautiful Bronx all made the experience glorious....
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The Coriolis Effect, A Novel By JT

"The Coriolis Effect" is a Bronx-based crime novel and a love story that illuminates the goodness of men and the achievements of masculinity....
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Wave Hill Is Voted The "Most-Loved Cultural Venue"

Wave Hill is deeply honored to have been voted the “most-loved cultural venue” by New Yorkers for Time Out New York’s first-ever Love New York Awards! A public garden and cultural center in Bronx, Wave Hill outranked all other neighborhood winners, including the Highline, the Apollo Theatre and the American Museum of Natural History—including Bronx’s own New York Botanical Garden and Bronx Zoo—to win the city title and this touching tribute....
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Breaking Ground On BCA@2700

Today the Bronx Council on the Arts was joined by NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, NYC Councilman James Vacca, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., and other local officials to celebrate the start of construction on BCA@2700....
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Abrazo Dominicano A Prelude To The Dominican Bronx Parade

You should know that the Abrazo Dominicano (The Dominican Embrace) will take place this Friday July 28th at 7:00 p.m. at Maestros Caterers located at 1703 Bronxdale Avenue in the Bronx.
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CreateNYC Office Hours With The Commissioner: What We Heard

On the evening of May 23, NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl will hold open office hours for Bronx residents at the Mott Haven Library to meet and discuss the proposals in What We Heard.
image

Bronx Looks To Capitalize As Hip-Hop's Birthplace

In the 1970s, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and the first rappers came together in the burned-out buildings of Bronx, giving birth to hip-hop.
image

Upcoming Release of The Bronx Kill, A Novel By Philip Cioffari

Livingston Press announces the upcoming release of The Bronx Kill, a novel by Philip Cioffari. The Bronx Kill will be published in trade paper (978-1604891874, 254 pages, $16.95), hardcover (978-1604891867, $25.95) and eBook editions and will be available wherever fine books are sold on March 30, 2017.
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Bronx Borough President Hosts The Greek History And Heritage Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts on Thursday his annual Greek History and Heritage Celebration, co-sponsored by New York State State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides and The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Bronx.
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Bronx Author Publishes Novel

The Return, a new book by Evelyn P. Douglas, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

New York Gov. Cuomo Joins Union Fight To Preserve ACA

At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, DC, is abandoning the middle class.
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A Russian Revolutionary In Bronx

Kenneth D. Ackerman’s Trotsky in New York 1917 has much to offer the reader. It also has some serious problems. Before getting to those let me discuss why the book deserves a place on the shelf of anyone interested in the life and ideas of Trotsky, the history of Marxism in America, New York at the time of World War I, and the Russian Revolution.
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The Orchid Show: Thailand In Bronx

The 15th installment of the New York Botanical Garden’s Orchid Show features a complementary schedule of events and activities revolving around its titular flower and this year’s theme: Thailand.
image

Read Chapter Two of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son”

This book is heartwarming, and fabulous. Work hard and you can achieve anything-but your hard work rubs off on your children. What a fine example of courage and love. This book should set an example to all who have dreams.

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