FOOD BAZAAR OPENS IN BRONX TERMINAL MARKET
On Thursday, February 6, Bronx Terminal Market and Bogopa Service Corporation held a
ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand opening of a Food Bazaar Supermarket, located on
the fourth level at 610 Exterior Street. The 80,000 square foot Food Bazaar is now the borough’s
largest supermarket, offering fresh, authentic and affordable food and ingredients
to the community.
Councilman Andy King with Food Bazaar employees during the ribbon-cutting and grand
opening ceremony. Photo by Jewel Webber
BP DIAZ LAUNCHES #BRONXCOUNTS CHALLENGE
On Monday, February 10, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. visited Thomas C. Giordano Middle
School 45, where he announced that his offi ce will host the #BronxCounts Challenge.
Diaz, Jr. (c) with M.S. 45 students. Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s offi ce
MPBID HOSTS ‘LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD’ EVENT
The Morris Park Business Improvement District hosted a ‘Love Your Neighborhood’ event along with the NYC Department of Sanitation on Friday, February 14. The event was held to raise
community awareness about the upcoming ban on plastic bags, effective March 1. DOS also gave out reusable bags to those in attendance.
Councilman Mark Gjonaj (c) with Morris Park Business Improvement District executive director
Camelia Tepelus and other attendees. Photo by Jewel Webber
V-DAY SENIOR DANCE AT CO-OP CITY
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(l-r) Ellie Martinez, Youngdong Tso, Joan I., Morris Park BID executive director Camelia Tepelus,
PhD, Mary Lou Papa, JoAnn Aiello and Ellie Pascador. Photo by Jewel Webber
Councilman Andy King, along with Congressman Eliot Engel, Senator Jamaal Bailey, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, the NYPD’s 45th Precinct and the American Cancer Society Relay for
Life hosted a Valentine’s Day Senior Dance on Thursday, February 13. The event featured a full spectrum of seniors, from elementary, middle and high school seniors to the community’s
King (c) with 45th Precinct police offi cers and other attendees at the dance.
Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s offi ce King (c) with ‘young seniors’ at the dance. Photo courtesy of Councilman Andy King’s offi ce