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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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Lucian Sperta's Poetry Books Climb Amazon's Hot Releases List

Two of the author's books made Amazon's best-selling new and feature releases in poetry list. Their titles are El - אל and Yesterday's Rain....
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Presenting Lucian Sperta's Poetry Book Azar'El / עֲזַרְאֵל

In his new book Lucian Sperta writes about his struggles with childhood abuse and trauma. The author explores his need for redemption, spirituality, healing and recovery. The title Azar'El, in Hebrew עֲזַרְאֵל meaning God has helped, was a perfect choice for Lucian as he gives gratitude to God and His love and healing power. ...
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6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week

Pan American Musical Art Research (PAMAR), founded and directed by Polly Ferman, announces the 6th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), a diverse and dynamic showcase of the rich culture of Latin America, with theater, music, dance, film, auctions and visual arts....
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Bronx American Indian Festival

The Bronx American Indian Festival 2010 was a wonderful event hosted by Mr. Bobby Gonzalez (Taino). Bobby started his festivals in the famous Van Courtland Park in the Bronx, New York....
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Bronx Festival Celebrates Africa

Fordham University’s Rose Hill campus will be the site of a four centuries old African tradition this weekend when it hosts the Akwasidae Festival this Saturday, September 18, 2010....
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The Magic Of Friendship

Dan Foster, a burly six-footer in vintage jeans and a plaid shirt, thumbed six Magic role-playing cards into a fan, stared at their illustrations, collapsed the cards, spread them wide again and clapped them shut....
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BP Diaz' Annual Irish Heritage & Culture Celebration

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual Irish Heritage and Culture celebration at the Rambling House in the Woodlawn section of Bronx.
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BP Ruben Diaz Jr. Hosts His Annual Irish Heritage Celebration

On Thursday, March 14, 2019 (TOMORROW), Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. will host his annual Irish Heritage and Culture celebration at the Rambling House in the Woodlawn section of Bronx.
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Invitation To Celebrate Dominican Heritage Month

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Invites you to celebrate Dominican Heritage Month at the Beverly Hills Manor, 1700 Jerome Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453 on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. 2019.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual Black History Month Celebration

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his annual celebration of Black History Month at the Grand American Ballroom on Westchester Avenue in Bronx.
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Loving My Blackness

Race means everything in America.
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Parkchester’s Annual Celebration Of Kwanzaa

Parkchester’s Annual Celebration of Kwanzaa is fast approaching and we need help.
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2018 Bronx Jewish Hall Of Fame Induction

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the Bronx Jewish Historical Initiative will honor the Class of 2018 “Jewish Hall of Fame” with a prestigious induction ceremony, honoring the extraordinary history of the Jewish community of Bronx.
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92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Watch the spectacular celebration that kicks off the holiday season.
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Lehman College To Present Reading & Lecture On Dominican Author José Alcántara Almánzar

Lehman College will present a lecture and reading that focuses on a new collection of short stories entitled Where the Dream Ends by famed Dominican author José Alcántara Almánzar on Thursday, November 15 at 02:00 p.m. in the Music Building on the Lehman campus.
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BP Diaz Hosts Annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest & Halloween Spooktacular”

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted his office’s annual “Bronx Pumpkinfest and Halloween Spooktacular.”

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