Monday, May 8, 2017

Bronx Week 2017 May

              MAY 11 - 21st
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Here are some photos from today's Bronx Week 2017 Kick Off Party

Above - Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. tells the story of how Bronx Day has grown into almost two weeks of a Bronx-wide celebration of all that is good in the Bronx 
Below - This years four Bronx Walk of Fame Honorees - Prince Royce Bronx born singer and song writer, Funkmastet Flex Hip Hop DJ and radio host, Selenis Leyva famous Bronx born actress, and Dr. Manny Villafana Bronx born famous for his work in the medical industry for improving  heart valves and pacemakers.

Above - Bronx Historian Lloyd Ultan and Mr. Angel Hernandez of the Bronx Historical Society have a table full of facts about Bronx History. The pair are standing in front of one of the four murals in the Bronx Courthouse that depict Bronx History during Colonial Times circa 1684 with Judge Pell.
Below - One of the great eateries in the Bronx The Sweet Water Cafe gave out some samples of their food.

The Bronx is now known for its small local Bronx brewed beer. 
Above - The Bronx Brewery
Below - The Chelsea Craft Brewing Company which recently relocated to the Bronx.

Above - The Port Morris Distillery.
Below The guys from the Kingsbridge Social Club get ready.

And of course it wouldn't be a full meal of fine food and good spirits without a cannoli from Gino's Pastry Shop in the Bronx Little Italy.

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