The Holidays are here, and with the Holidays come great music and this is certainly true of The Orchestra of the Bronx, and the Bronx Orchestra Chorus, which will be presenting George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” on December 15th at The Hall of Fame Playhouse on the Campus of Bronx Community College 2155 University Avenue.
Tickets are $15.
This performance of the Messiah, is different than any other and very special because it involves 23 readers, well known current and past residents of the Bronx from all walks of life to bring the words of The Messiah to life.
The Orchestra of The Bronx, and The Bronx Opera are 2 of the best loved and longest traditions of musical organizations based in the Bronx. Many of the singers from the Bronx Opera have now sing with The Metropolitan Opera, so it really is an important learning ground for young singers and it all happens in the Bronx.
The Messiah is a performance each year that is not to be missed, and this year’s slate of presenters come from all walks of life and from all over the Country to join in this celebration of music.
Please put this important performance on your calendar and be a part of the audience for the wonderful music from the Orchestra and Chorus as they join…
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., and New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea today announced the indictment of four men for operating a dogfighting ring and abusing dozens of dogs between September 2018 and October 2019. The defendants’ conduct was uncovered during a long-term, ongoing investigation of an identity theft operation, and in October 2019, search warrants executed at the defendants’ homes led to the seizure of 29 dogs, as well as multiple dog treadmills, “breaking sticks” designed to pry open a dog’s jaws, weighted vests and collars, and more. The ASPCA assisted in the seizure and ongoing treatment of the abused dogs.
Defendants JOSE RIVERA, a/k/a “Gator,” 55; EVANS FUENTES, a/k/a “Hustle,” a/k/a “Flacco,” 39; BENITO GITTENS, 46; and EDWARD JOHNSON, a/k/a “Big Myke,” a/k/a “Myke,” 37; are charged in a New York State Supreme Court indictment with Conspiracy in the Fifth Degree, as well as various counts of Prohibition of Animal Fighting, and Failure to Provide Proper Food and Drink to Impounded Animals. RIVERA is additionally charged with Operating as a Major Trafficker and other drug charges for possessing four kilograms of heroin and three kilograms of fentanyl, as well…
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You should know that this Thursday, October 24th, 2019 at 05:00 p.m., in the New York City Council Chamber, I will be celebrating Taiwanese Heritage Day with more than 200 leaders and members of New York’s Taiwanese community and the community at large.
It is important for you to know that this is not the first time I am hosting an event to celebrate the rich culture and diversity of one of New York’s immigrant communities.
When I was in the New York State Senate, the first thing I did was to organize and sponsor the very first Dominican Heritage Day, Garifuna Heritage Day, Bangladeshi Heritage Day, and Taiwanese Heritage Day in the New York State Senate.
My dear reader, you should know that no other Senator had taken this initiative before I arrived in the Senate Chamber to welcome immigrant communities such as New York’s Dominican, Garifuna, Bangladeshi and Taiwanese communities to address the New York State Senate in their own languages, and to celebrate their cultures.
You should also know that I held these very special events annually.
Ladies and gentlemen, I am truly honored and blessed to have been able to open the Senate chamber doors to welcome these immigrant communities into the halls of government.
As I did last year in the New York City Council Chambers, my fellow Council Members and I look forward to welcoming members of New York’s Taiwanese community again this coming Thursday. The delegation will include Ambassador Lily L. W. Hsu from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York and Mr. Justin Yu, Chair of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of New York to celebrate Taiwan’s culture with me at City Hall.
I am Councilmember Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr. and this is what you should know.
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Is Fine Dining Having an Identity Crisis
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Trends are now changing and consumers are more adventurous in their food choices than they were a few years ago. 69% of consumers like to visit a restaurant that offers locally produced food items and 79% of them say that restaurant technology increases convenience. In response to this change in consumer trends, restaurants are turning to innovate operating models to grab a greater share of the market.
Once considered as the pioneers in the food industry, the closures of Movida and Marque herald the fine dining crisis in Australia. As more and more consumers are preferring restaurants that offer items grown in an eco-friendly way, the era of fine dining has come to an end.
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