March 2020

NYC Public Schools will close Monday, March 16, 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza today announced the City will move towards a new Remote Learning Model for all school days until Spring Recess. Students will not report to school buildings for instruction during this time. School buildings are scheduled to reopen to students following Spring Recess on Monday, April 20, 2020. Monday, March 16, 2020 Tomorrow, March 16, there will be a one-day full system closure,

Bronx Now: Large Group Show of Bronx Artists Opens on the Lower East Side

Jessica Spence, “Roller Set”, 2019, 30 x 30 inches, acrylic on canvas Later this month, the Lower East Side will be taken over by the Bronx. Bronx Now, an exhibition that runs from March 19th to April 11th, will take place at Chashama Gallery Space and feature Bronx- based artists who are creating significant work in the borough today. The exhibition is organized by the curatorial team of Laura James

Canoe on the Bronx River in the Amazing Bronx River Flotilla 2020

Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Bronx River Flotilla, a 5-mile paddle down the Bronx River! So grab some friends, form a team, and get ready to row! The purpose of the flotilla is to raise funds for the river- this year’s fundraising goal is $65,000! Be a part of the Bronx River Alliance’s goal to keep canoeing accessible to 1,000 Bronx youth and families. How does it