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We Wish You A Very Joyous Kwanzaa!

Kwanzaa is a weeklong celebration held in the United States honoring universal African heritage and culture, marked by participants lighting a kinara (candle holder). It is observed from December 26 to January 1 each year, primarily in the United States.
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Kwanzaa Celebration In Parkchester

Bring Unity To The Community presents a unique gathering of artistic expression that celebrates our diverse cultures. Every participant will show case a wide range of various cultural artists and stylish vendors' products. ...
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19th Annual Albanian Festival In Bronx

Over 2,500 members of the Albanian-American community will gather for the 19th annual Albanian Festival, a colorful celebration of Albanian music and dance. This is the largest Albanian-American event in the United States each year....
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Lenape: Ellis Island’s First Inhabitants

On November 2, New York First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson will present a proclamation from Governor David A. Paterson to honor the native people of New York during the opening ceremony of Lenape: Ellis Island’s First Inhabitants at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum....
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Bronx Comes To Life In A New Book

An American masterpiece from internationally bestselling novelist Colum McCann—a dazzling and hauntingly rich vision of the loveliness, pain, and mystery of New York City in the 1970's In the dawning light of the late summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. . . ....
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Bronx River Alliance Honors Editor & Artist

The Bronx River Alliance honored two special Bronxites at its annual Upstream Soirée on September 24th. ...
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2009 West Indian American Day Parade

Governor Paterson will host his second West Indian American Day Carnival Parade Reception today, August 20, 2009, at Empire Fulton Ferry State Park’s Outdoor Warehouse, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m....
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We Used To Own The Bronx By Eve Pell

An inside story of privilege, inherited wealth, and the bizarre values and customs of the American upper crust....
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The Beautiful Bronx (1920-1950)

A couple days ago I was lucky enough to stumble across this book,...
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Derfner Judaica Museum Opens

Derfner Judaica Museum will open to the public today, June 11, 2009. The newly-expanded 5,000-square-foot exhibition space in the Home’s Jacob Reingold Pavilion will serve as a focal point for a wide range of educational and exhibition programming both for the public and Hebrew Home residents....
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Three Young Musicians Awarded

Three local musicians were chosen winners at the BAE Young Bronx Artist Contest, an annual competition for students who are between ages 14 and 20 who live in and/or attend school in the Bronx. The Bingham Award went to cellists, Mona Zarina, 20, from Mannes College of Music and Shaheen Malick, senior at Bronx High School of Science....
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Live Music And Comedy

In a quest to bring enjoyable and affordable nights of live music to New York City, 623 Entertainment presents The Mission Tour. On Saturday, May 9th at 9pm a very special installment of The Mission Tour returns to Sputnik....
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Susan Boyle, You Are Amazing

47 Year old Susan Boyle wows the judges with her performance in the auditions for Britains Got Talent, singing I dreamed a dream from Les Miserables....
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration at the Rambling House in Woodlawn.
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African American Abrazo (Embrace) In New York

You should know that this Friday, February 23, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. at Maestros Caterer’s, 1703 Bronxdale Avenue, in Bronx, together with Assembly Members Marcos Crespo, Luis Sepulveda, Victor Pichardo and Council Member Rafael Salamanca we will be celebrating the Annual “African American Embrace “Abrazo Afro-Americano” in recognition of the Black Heritage Month.
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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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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

(born April 22, 1943) is a U.S. politician and minister. A member of the Democratic Party, Díaz represents the 32nd District in the New York State Senate. His constituency includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Longwood, and Soundview.