The list of corporate and local sponsors withdrawing their support of the 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade continues to grow, with some citing the event’s decision to honor Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar.. Huffington Post
A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians with his car on a Times Square sidewalk has been indicted by a grand jury. Twenty-six-year-old Richard Rojas did not appear in court in Manhattan.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
The New York Yankees honored the victims of the recent deadly terrorist attack in Manchester by playing the U.K.’s national anthem at the start of Tuesday’s game.
Players, officials and fans.. Huffington Post
The Bronx Zoo is opening up after hours and you’re invited. Brew at the Zoo is back in the Bronx. It’s bigger and better than last year, and it’s going to be an unforgettable summer party. Plus,.. Gothamist
Instead of going to the beach with her prep school friends, Margot is stuck working at her father's supermarket in the Bronx. Lilliam Rivera says her YA novel was inspired by her own Bronx childhood. NPR
New York City courts rely heavily on making defendants pay bail to get out of jail before trial. But thousands of inmates can’t, leaving taxpayers footing the cost of locking up thousands of people.. Huffington Post
The driver who crashed his car into a crowd in NYC's Times Square has been charged with second-degree murder. Police say Richard Rojas seemed to be "emotionally disturbed" in his statements to officers.. Perez Hilton