The home where pinstripes reign has rolled out a new welcome mat – and it reads “Goal!” Starting in 2015 at Yankee Stadium, the words “Play ball” won’t automatically mean keeping a home run count. On Mon., Apr. 21st, the New York Yankees announced that the stadium will host the 2015 inaugural season of the New York City Football Club (NYC FC)...Read More »
It might be one of the oddest match-ups in sports yet. Two franchises are teaming up to bring another kind of ball game to the borough more known for its Bombers' version of baseball than any other sport. The New York Yankees and Manchester City, a soccer team in the English Premier League...Read More »
BronxWorks has announced that eight runners in the New York City Marathon raised $30,288 in contributions for the organization. Among the eight runners are several with Bronx connections, including a Lehman College professor, a Bronx high school teacher and a Bronx native with the...Read More »
In a ceremony this past Wed., Oct. 9th, the New York Yankees donated a fire truck and ambulance, along with firefighting and medical equipment, to the city of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic. The city is home to the Yankees Latin Béisbol Academy. Invited guests included members of...Read More »
This past Mon., Jan. 21st, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor swore in Vice President Joseph Biden at the presidential inauguration. She was the first Hispanic to administer an oath of office in American history. Justice Sotomayor, the first Latina to serve on nation’s highest court, also became the fourth female judge in history to administer an oath of office...Read More »
“Do you drive a Mercedes?” “Do you still get paid to play hockey?” “How old are you?” “Do you have a pension?” These are some questions inquiring young minds at the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club on 1930 Randall Avenue...
Bars were crowded around the city this past Sunday night for the Giants-49ers playoff game. And the Applebee’s Restaurant in the Gateway Center of the Bronx was no exception. Despite the enthusiasm, there was no rowdiness; the atmosphere was mellow...Read More »