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#samelove #loveislove #loveknowsnobounds #lovetranscends #mynewyork #mynewyorkworld  (at Union Square Park)

#samelove #loveislove #loveknowsnobounds #lovetranscends #mynewyork #mynewyorkworld (at Union Square Park)

#unionsquare #nyc #mynewyork #mynewyorkworld #piano #streetart  (at Union Square Park)

#unionsquare #nyc #mynewyork #mynewyorkworld #piano #streetart (at Union Square Park)

Bronx Filmmaker’s Movie Is A Cinéfondation Selection At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Bronx Filmmaker’s Movie Is A Cinéfondation Selection At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Still from 'Stone Cars'

Still from ‘Stone Cars’

Reinaldo Marcus Green’s short film, ‘Stone Cars’, has been selected by the The Cinéfondation of the world renowned Cannes Film Festival.  Green’s film is one of 16 to make the list out of 1,631 entries submitted from throughout the globe.

Simply being nominated for the prestigious award is a huge honor and to have a Bronxite in the mix is something we can all be proud of.

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#throwbackthursday #tbt The #Bronx #Opera House in 1913. Now as of 2013 The Opera House #Hotel http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/tag/opera-house-hotel/ (at Opera House Hotel)

#throwbackthursday #tbt The #Bronx #Opera House in 1913. Now as of 2013 The Opera House #Hotel http://www.welcome2thebronx.com/wordpress/tag/opera-house-hotel/ (at Opera House Hotel)

Nursing Program At Bronx Community College Listed #1 In The State

Nursing Program At Bronx Community College Listed #1 In The State

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Congratulations to Bronx Community College an its LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Program which just recently made the #1 program of its kind in the entire state of New York according to Practical Nursing.

Also worth mentioning is that Monroe College also made the top ten list and that NO OTHER NYC BOROUGH made it on that list!

 

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A Gullah Healer Woman and an Afro-Cuban Priest forge a new world of magic & dreams in Jim Crow Miami.

A Gullah Healer Woman and an Afro-Cuban Priest forge a new world of magic & dreams in Jim Crow Miami.

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Ok so the setting isn’t quite the Bronx but rather in tropical Miami, however, I thought this was a good Kickstarter campaign to promote especially since its executive producer, Ron Simons, produced the award winning ‘Gun Hill Road‘ which was written by Bronxite, Rashaad Ernesto Green.

Besides that, it’s a story that many of our readers can relate to, regardless of which corner of the globe you…

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Photographer Captures Bronx Landmark Buildings - The Results Are Stunning

Photographer Captures Bronx Landmark Buildings – The Results Are Stunning

American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless Woody Crest Home / ©Emilio Guerra

American Female Guardian Society and Home for the Friendless Woody Crest Home / ©Emilio Guerra

Emilio Guerra, Vice-President of Digital Content at Newsday, photographed every single Bronx landmark and the results are stunning.

According to Guerra on his Flickr profile:

“As you can see, my photographic obsessions over the years have taken many shapes, but since I moved to New York City in May of…

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The Bronx Is Blooming In Melrose Community Gardens

The Bronx Is Blooming In Melrose Community Gardens

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One of the things I love about living in Melrose, besides its convenient location to Manhattan as well as a small town feel in what is considered the borough’s downtown area, is the plethora of community gardens.

Although we don’t have much as far as parks go in Melrose proper (that’s another story that we’ll expand upon shortly), we have approximately a whopping 17 community gardens (by my…

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Morris Court, First Development In The Lower Concourse Rezoning District, Nearing Completion

Morris Court, First Development In The Lower Concourse Rezoning District, Nearing Completion

Morris Court / ©welcome2thebronx.com

Morris Court / ©welcome2thebronx.com

Morris Court, which began construction two years ago after demolishing almost an entire block (only one property owner did not sell), is nearing completion as the first development to take advantage of the Lower Concourse rezoning approved back in 2009.

The $69 million complex, when complete, will include 201 mixed low & middle income units for families with…

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Bronx Pet of the Day

Actually in this case it’s Bronx Pets of the Day. I met these three beautiful Siberian Huskies walking around Melrose yesterday and of course, being a proud owner of a Siberian Husky myself (or does she own me?), I had to take a picture.

Bronx Pet of the Day

Actually in this case it’s Bronx Pets of the Day. I met these three beautiful Siberian Huskies walking around Melrose yesterday and of course, being a proud owner of a Siberian Husky myself (or does she own me?), I had to take a picture.