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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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Bronx's Own Puerto Rican Day Parade

About 60,000 marchers made their way up the Grand Concourse as part of the 26th Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade on Sunday....
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo In Bronx

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.'s invites the public to celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Crescent Avenue, between 187th Street and Belmont Avenue....
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Latin American Cultural Week

Uruguayan-American pianist and music director Polly Ferman and her acclaimed GlamourTango ensemble will be in concert on Friday, November 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street in Manhattan. This will be the opening event of the Pan American Musical Art Research’s (PAMAR’s) 7th Annual Latin American Cultural Week in New York City....
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month At Bronx Library Center

Hispanic Heritage Month is observed in the U.S. each year from September 15 to October 15, 2012. This year's national theme is "Diversity United, Building America's Future Today."...
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Bronx Author Lucian A. Sperta Releases 8th Book

Lucian A. Sperta traverses once again into another area in his current life experiences. He invites us to join him in his journey with Pepper, a rescued cat....
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Lucian Sperta Presents: Missing Time On The 6 Line; Case File # 37914

After six releases in Poetry, four which hit Amazon's Top 100 Hot New Release in Poetry, Mr. Lucian A. Sperta surprises and shocks us with Missing Time on the 6 Line: Case File # 37914....
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University Heights Poets Take To Website

Power Poetry is the world’s first mobile poetry community for youth. It is a one-of-a-kind place, a place where you will get to mix your words with different media and technology....
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Don DeLillo’s The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

Judges have selected five books published in 2011 as finalists for the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, America's largest peer-juried prize for fiction. Among the nominees is South Bronx's own Don DeLillo. The list of selected authors follows....
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Charles Dickens' 200th Birthday Celebrated In Bronx

While Charles Dickens is best known for such classics as Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Oliver Twist and David Copperfield, a global festival marking the British author’s 200th birthday this month is spotlighting some of his earlier works in Bronx....
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Emerging New York Poet Lucian Sperta Releases A New Poetry Book Entitled: Dukkha & Hits Top 100 List

Mr. Lucian Sperta arrives with a new book of poetry entitled Dukkha, a name derived from Buddhist philosophy....
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September 10

Life was the same on September 10Sunlight in the city like any other dayThings would change in the world of menSoon to see the horrors
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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.

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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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.