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Senator Ted Cruz, Republican From Texas Bashes Bronx Yet Our Borough Is Safer Than 3 Largest Cities In Texas

Senator Ted Cruz, Republican From Texas Bashes Bronx Yet Our Borough Is Safer Than 3 Largest Cities In Texas

Tea Party Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas / Image Credit: Reuters

Tea Party Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas / Image Credit: Reuters

Tea Party Republic Senator Ted Cruz from Texas, in an attempt to mock Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, bashed The Bronx as a dangerous place when he said, according to Business Insider, “Now, I understand that Manhattan is very concerned with their security with the Bronx, but it’s a little bit different on 2,000 miles of…

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Tea Party Senator Ted Cruz of Texas Bashes Bronx Yet Crime In Houston And Dallas is Out of Control
Baron Ambrosia & Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Episode In The Bronx To Air In October!

Baron Ambrosia & Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Episode In The Bronx To Air In October!

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When Bourdain first entertained the idea of coming to the Bronx in December of last year, Welcome2TheBronx immediately wrote post on how if he did he HAD to do it with Baron Ambrosia! We tweeted Bourdain a number of times.

Baron Ambrosia announced yesterday that the episode will air on October 5th. On his Facebook page he said, ” THIS JUST IN! THE BRONX will be on Anthony Bourdain’s PARTS…

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This Saturday at The Bronx Writers Center: Pure Bronx With Mark Naison, PhD & Melissa-Castillo-Garsow

Bronx Writers Center Events for August 2014!

We’ve had a great month so far, so make sure not to miss our closing event for the urban fiction novel Pure Bronx this coming Saturday. Come meet other writers and mingle with authors Mark Naison PhD and Melissa Castillo-Garsow. See below…great things coming for the fall!

Charlie Vázquez
Director, Bronx Writers Center
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Bronx Week: Bronx Bangladeshi Community Grows as Other Boroughs Become Crowded - NY1

Bronx Week: Bronx Bangladeshi Community Grows as Other Boroughs Become Crowded – NY1

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Last week, NY1 reporter Erin Clark did a series of segments on The Bronx and its growing diversity for NY1’s Bronx Week. Here Clark focuses on the ever growing Bangladeshi community.

“The Bronx is known for its large population of Hispanics, Italians, and even Irish—but Bangladeshi? The borough is fast becoming home to a growing number of people from the South Asian country. NY1’s Erin Clarke…

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Bronx Resident Stephanie Hoina Publishes First Book, ‘Kissing Atticus Primble’

Bronx Resident Stephanie Hoina Publishes First Book, ‘Kissing Atticus Primble’

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Earlier this month, Stephanie Hoina of the Morris Park neighborhood of The Bronx achieved one of her dreams in life:  To publish a book.

On August 2nd, Whimsical Publications, LLC released Hoina’s first book, ‘Kissing Atticus Primble’, a coming of age story about a young high school girl named Kathleen who is suddenly confronted with love, romance and all the decisions and consequences that come…

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From the Bronx, to Queens, Then Park Slope and Riverdale - NYTimes.com

From the Bronx, to Queens, Then Park Slope and Riverdale – NYTimes.com

The New York Times writes about our friend and author, Martin Kleinman (who we interviewed earlier this year) on his move back to The Bronx after being absent for so many decades.

Check out this wonderful story about coming back home.

Martin Kleinman and his wife, Ronni Stolzenberg, moved from Park Slope, Brooklyn, to Riverdale in the Bronx four years ago.Credit Ángel Franco/The New York Times

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How to Win Your 2 VIP Tickets For Bronx Fashion Week!

How to Win Your 2 VIP Tickets For Bronx Fashion Week!

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On Friday, September 5th, Bronx Fashion Week will kick off for the first time in Bronx history.  This celebration of fashion will be held at the historic mansion, the Andrew Freedman Home on the Grand Concourse and will be a 3-day event lasting until Sunday the 7th.

Welcome2TheBronx is giving away 3 pairs of VIP tickets giving you access to one (1) of the three evenings, from 5:30PM to 9PM, and…

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From Bronck to the Bronx, a Name and a Swedish Heritage to Celebrate | NYTimes

Excerpt from The New York Times: “Nobody would mistake the municipality of Savsjo for the borough of the Bronx.

From Bronck to the Bronx, a Name and a Swedish Heritage to Celebrate | NYTimes

Excerpt from The New York Times: “Nobody would mistake the municipality of Savsjo for the borough of the Bronx.