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2014-07-29 23:10:35

Bronx urgent care center looks to serve as a model for service to the community. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Riverdale Urgent Care is making community service a central part of what they do. Through their presence at local events, partnerships and other initiatives, the urgent care center seeks to be more than just a medical service for the Riverdale neighborhood. This year, Riverdale Urgent Care donated money in support of Riverdale RiverFest and South Riverdale Street Fair....

2014-07-18 23:04:24

Simone Development Companies says mixed-use complex attracts growing number of healthcare and medical tenants. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Simone Development Companies announced today that Affinity Health Plan, a leading managed care organization serving more than 267,000 members in the New York metro area, has signed a lease for 95,000 square feet of office space at Simone's Metro Center Atrium mixed-use complex in the Bronx. Affinity Health Plan is relocating its headquarters...

2014-06-21 23:02:42

Portraits of Hope partners with Gain for vibrant makeovers of New York Laundromats/Lavanderias New York, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 In its latest public art and civic initiative, Portraits of Hope http://www.portraitsofhope.org has partnered with Gain https://www.ilovegain.com/flings to enliven and visually energize New York City public Laundromats and Lavanderias through summer 2014. NY Laundromats in the Bronx, Washington Heights and East Harlem now beam vibrant colors and floral designs...

2014-06-17 08:29:50

The many activities that happen at Gold Crest Care Center during the summer make it a wonderful facility to live in that is both warm and inviting. NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center is proud to announce the return of its many wonderful recreation activities that help residents welcome that warm summer weather in style. Gold Crest Care Center believes that it's important to look forward to summer recreation, especially after a long and chilly winter like...

2014-06-05 23:14:56

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman comments on the flying saw blade accident that occurred near a Manhattan construction site. A pedestrian was injured. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A pedestrian was injured in an accident near a construction site in Manhattan. Workers were cutting the street with a construction saw blade when it came loose and went flying 100 feet through the air. The blade, which is about 3-feet wide, struck a woman walking on the sidewalk,...

2014-06-05 23:01:36

Entrepreneur Joe Caserta, president of Caserta Concepts, invited to speak at J.H.S. 127 Commencement, hopes to inspire and inform. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 It has been a few decades since Bronx-born Joe Caserta last walked the halls of his middle school, J.H.S. 127 on Purdy Street in the Castle Hill/Parkchester neighborhood of the Bronx, and proudly sat in the auditorium of Truman High School on his graduation day. That changes on June 23rd when Joe returns to Truman H.S. to...

2014-06-04 12:24:50

LISC Nyc Partners With State Farm® For Concert In The Bronx NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of LISC NYC's continuing commitment to the communities in the Bronx, it has teamed with State Farm to support Jennifer Lopez's June 4(th) performance at Orchard Beach in Pelham Park. The concert is the first in a series of State Farm Neighborhood Sessions that allows musical artists to say "thank you" to fans and to highlight and celebrate community organizations....

2014-06-03 23:00:59

Riverdale Urgent Care informs community on staying healthy during travel season. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Summer is approaching and it’s time to make the most of it. Whether planning a family vacation, a romantic getaway, or just some time to catch up with friends, Riverdale Urgent Care wants every trip to be a healthy one. Here are some tips to keep in mind during the most popular travel season. The first thing to remember is to pack a first aid kit. Bandages and Neosporin are...

2014-06-01 16:20:16

Lopez Family Foundation Donates $250,000 to Promote Healthy Lifestyles for Mothers, Kids, Teens and Families in the Bronx BRONX, N.Y., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jennifer and Lynda Lopez, co-founders of the Lopez Family Foundation, and Montefiore Health System today launched the Center for a Healthy Childhood at Montefiore's Community Health Fair. The new initiative between the Lopez Family Foundation and Montefiore aims to promote healthy living through community health...

2014-05-14 12:28:53

LOPEZ TO PERFORM FIRST EVER HOMETOWN CONCERT ON JUNE 4th NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, State Farm(®) launches State Farm Neighborhood Sessions with the Bronx's own Jennifer Lopez, A.K.A. Jenny from the Block, who will perform for the first time ever in her hometown borough. The new music program, which celebrates the power of good neighbors, kicks off with a live concert on Wed., June 4(th) at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park....


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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