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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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Summer In Bronx

The sweltering heat brings out the tastes and acoustics of summertime in Bronx. The nostalgic sound of Mister Softee and the sweetness of Italian ices are slivers of the atmosphere that is around these warmer months....
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Poetry Town Hall At Poe!

Our friends at La Sopa (School of Poetic Arts) are still registering folks for their summer installment of poetry-focused programs at the Loisaida Center in the Lower East Side....
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Getting A Real Feel For Culture

Going travelling? It is important to get an actual feel for the place you will be going. It is all very well to say you have been to some beaches and bars, but there are a whole ton of other things going for the majority of tourist destinations across the world....
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Collection of Sayings / A Real Man

Gold can not be created but the way you get it, it is by washing off all the dirty material that is attached to it. ...
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John Dolgetta Publishes His First Novel "Bronx River North"

Set at an upscale Preparatory School in Bronx, New York at the end of the sixties, Bronx River North is the story of the improbable, yet dynamic relationship of a blue collar local kid and four well-heeled commuters from the suburbs just north of the city. ...
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Collection Of Sayings

To acquire wisdom you have to obtain tons of information. As you are obtaining the information you have to separate truth from lies. In order ...
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New Puerto Rican Day Parade Board Meets

After a state investigation that led to the disbanding of the board governing the Puerto Rican Day Parade, a new board met for the first time Saturday, but it wasn't warmly greeted, as protesters gathered outside the group's office in Bronx....
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28th Annual Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland today announced the start of the 28th annual Water Resources Art and Poetry Contest....
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Jacoby & Meyers Recognizes City's Puerto Rican Heritage

In recognition of the rich Puerto Rican heritage abundant in the community they serve through their Bronx, NY office, Jacoby & Meyers, one of the nation's oldest and largest personal injury law firms, sponsored the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade cultural festival. The "Condado de la Salsa" is the official kick-off for the parade....
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New Book About A 20th Century “Every Man” Shines Light On Nation’s History & The Greatest Generation

Harry Greissman, raised in 1920’s and 30’s Brooklyn by his immigrant parents, represented the Greatest Generation as he defeated the Nazis in World War II, became the first in his family to graduate college, led the exodus to the suburbs in Westchester, served for 40 years as a “Mad Men” in an anti-Semitic advertising agency, and retired to sunny Florida.
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BP Diaz Hosts “Bronx Jewish Hall Of Fame” Ceremony

On November 29, 2017, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative honored the Bronx Jewish Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017 at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, highlighting the rich and extraordinary history of the Jewish community of Bronx.
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BP Diaz Hosts Albanian Heritage Celebration

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted the borough’s official celebration of Albanian culture and heritage in recognition of the 105th Anniversary of Albania’s Independence.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Puerto Rican Heritage Month Celebration

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Puerto Rican Heritage celebration at Bronx Community College. Borough President Diaz honored individuals who have contributed to the growth and promotion of their community and culture.
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. in collaboration with New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, hosted the borough’s annual PumpkinFest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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Bronx Residents Flock To Stores For Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

Some Bronx residents waited until the last minute to find their Halloween costume Tuesday.
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Cops Want To Scare The Hell Out Of Kids

The NYPD is inviting the general public to visit the 42nd Precincts Halloween Haunted Cells today 10-31-17, at 830 Washington Avenue.
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Halloween Spooktacular 2017

The Bronx Borogh President Ruben Diaz, Jr., New York State Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, & Assemblymember Mark Gjonaj, the Throggs Neck Resident Council and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club invite you to the Bronx Pumpkin Fest & Halloween Spooktacular.
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Congressman Serrano Hosts 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration In Bronx

This week, Congressman José E. Serrano (D-NY) hosted his 4th Annual African Heritage Celebration in Bronx with local community groups.
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Borough President Diaz Hosts Annual Italian Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Italian-American Heritage & Culture Month, “Mese della Cultura Italiana,” at the Schiff Family Great Hall on the grounds of the Bronx Zoo.

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Barbara Akowuah

Barbara Akowuah is a native New Yorker and aspiring Journalist and Entrepreneur. Barbara was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and has also resided in Queens, New York and Baltimore, Maryland. Barbara has a B.A. in History from the City University of New York-Queens College. Among other things Barbara is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and has written numerous articles for various publications. In her spare time she enjoys, writing, music, and sports.