February 2021

NYC & Company Launches The Black Experience in NYC: New Resource Guide Highlighting Black Culture & Experiences

  To celebrate Black History Month, New York City’s marketing and tourism agency, NYC & Company, just launched The Black Experience in NYC. This new permanent resource guide will highlight black culture and experiences throughout the city for both locals and visitors. New York City has the largest Black population of any city in the United States – and  is the most visited urban destination in the US by Black

Bronx Parents Can Apply for an NYC Education Council Seat

    Elections are coming soon for the 2021 NYC Education Councils. Community and Citywide Education Councils (CCECs) offer important advice to the Chancellor and NYC Department of Education. Parents across the city have an opportunity to run for a council and help shape policies and priorities for NYC schools. There is one council for each of NYC’s 32 community school districts, plus four citywide councils. Community Education Councils The

Love Stories from Arthur Ave + Heart Shaped Pizzas!

Rosa and Giancarlo Paciullo of Tino’s Deli Love is in the air on Arthur Ave…. Rosa and Giancarlo Paciullo of Tino’s Deli met in 1973 in Italy. In fact, Rosa and Giancarlo initially were pen pals for a year before meeting in-person on August 2, 1973 and then got married on September 2, 1973- exactly a month later! Today, they have been married for 48 years with 3 kids and 5 grandkids.