The Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts announced this week it has continued to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to Bronx nonprofits that fund programs to fight food insecurity, educational initiatives and workforce development.
STAFF REPORT | 9/29/23
The 2024 Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup will not take place at Van Cortlandt Park after all. Instead it is now destined to be at another park in New York state: Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, Long Island.
By ERIC HARVEY | 9/29/23
Students participating in the Riverdale Neighborhood House summer student program visited with Riverdale Press editor Gary Larkin earlier this summer. He took them on a tour of the newspaper’s office, answered some questions about the industry and showed them how a newspaper is published.
The Lehman Center for the Performing Arts opens its 2023-24 season with The Mambo Legends Orchestra, Lucrecia and Nelson Gonzalez with the Del Caribe Latin Jazz All-Stars Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
STAFF REPORT | 9/15/23
“Where am I?” That is what an asylum seeker asked Adam Burian of New Rochelle, one of five incoming seniors at Salanter Akiba Riverdale High School who took time out of their summer break to volunteer at a temporary shelter for those who are seeking asylum in Phoenix to assimilate to their new country.
By STACY DRIKS | 9/8/23
Marianne’s Pizza Café has replaced Nona’s Pizza restaurant at 6100 Riverdale Ave., having opened Aug. 18. Under new ownership, the pizza café is open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. In addition to pizza, the restaurant offers soups, salads, pastas, entrees and sandwiches, heroes, paninis and wraps.
Together for Kingsbridge will officially release its Kingsbridge Armory community vision plan and rally for union jobs and community ownership for the project on Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. at 42 W. Kingsbridge Road.
STAFF REPORT | 9/8/23
After being closed for several years and left to be covered in graffiti, the Land & Sea Restaurant on 5535 Broadway is finally being demolished and in its place is coming a joint Burger King and Popeyes.
By ERIC HARVEY | 9/3/23
A group of pickleball players strike a pose as they met up at the newly installed court at Riverdale Playground Aug. 8 to celebrate National Pickleball Day. Lisa Wainberg, at far left, and Luisa Beltran show their exuberance for the new pickleball court on West 237th Street.
Jewish Association Serving the Aging is leaving its home at the Van Cortlandt Jewish Center where it has served the senior community for more than two decades.
By STACY DRIKS | 8/20/23