By Samantha Leal | 10/17/2014 - 09:57
Frederick Douglass, Saint Nicholas, Peter Jennings. What do these people all have in common? For one, a street named after them in NYC.
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 10:32
Happy New Year! So, you finally made it through the holidays, mommy’s comida, tons of shopping and a little extra weight gained; well over the holidays I met with a young lady who is a newlywed and who I had not seen in a while.
By Verky Arcos | 06/09/2010 - 09:00
Justice Sonia Sotomayor was moved to tears last Friday when Bronxdale Houses, a group of 28 seven-story buildings that make up the public housing project where she grew up, was renamed Justice Sonia Sotomayor Houses and Community Center. During the ceremony to commemorate the renaming, Judge Sotomayor reminisced on her memories of growing up there surrounded by family, and spoke of how the late Robert Kennedy’s visit there awakened her interest in public service.
By Mariela Rosario | 02/20/2009 - 16:30
Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión is moving to Washington! President Barack Obama recently tapped the NYC politico to be the first director of the newly created Office on Urban Policy. After months of speculation about a possible appointment for Carrión, Obama put the doubters to rest with the announcement this past Wednesday.