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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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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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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.

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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Megan Rosado

is an aspiring writer and filmmaker. Her love for classic films is what has inspired her to write and pursue filmmaking. In her spare time she enjoys travel, cooking, and keeping busy with varied DIY crafts.