Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Round'em Up

Here are some Bronx-related stories which we've rounded up for you, our lovely readers, while trolling the interweb with our horse and lasso this fine morning:

Melrose Commons is the first New York nabe to receive LEED certification [The Real Deal and gbNYC]

A place to sell your gold, or just get some free condoms [New York Times]

Keltic Dreams, an Irish dancing troupe from the Bronx's PS 59, will be performing for Prez Obama and Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen this evening [Associated Press]

This Saturday 3/20, legendary Cuban trumpeter Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros will play for the first time in a reunion of many of the surviving members of Grupo Folklórico at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture [Daily News]

Pedro covers a variety of issues in an interview he granted at a senior center where he popped up to donate $50,000 []
Jericho Project, a nonprofit building two residences for homeless veterans here in the Bronx, is receiving $10.6 million in stimulus funding towards the completing the project [Daily News]



Anonymous said...

Pearl looks great. Have a wonderful St. Patrick's Day.

Anonymous said...

Pedro probably scammed that $50,000. from the seniors to begin with.

Anonymous said...

But they'll all vote for him now, as will those who run the center.
Remember, he got elected by giving away free food to people in his district - food paid for by the people who use his health centers.

The Mayor of Melrose said...

Congratulations to my wonderful neighborhood of Melrose! After all these years that i've told people how we are the greenest neighborhood in the city we finally get the recognition we deserve!
Onward and Upward!