How early is too early to start celebrating the Holidays?

Before all of the Halloween candy can be eaten up, it’s already time to jump right into the Holiday season. Tis’ the season to family, friends, food, and for sports lovers, football! But, how early is too early to start preparing for all of the festivities? Some people start preparing as early as September to […]

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Pursuing Your Passion 101 ( Overcoming Obstacles)

In the words of millennials today, “the struggle is real.” That phrase is used when college students are living off of 79 cent Ramen Noodles…  or when people see the gas prices have spiked, and even when folks are doing something they love, but haven’t yet reaped from the benefits yet. I know the feeling. […]

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Happy Birthday to the Bronx Zoo!

Today, November 8, 2017, the Bronx Zoo reached 118-years of existence. The zoo opened up in 1899 when a taxidermist by the name of Temple Hornaday made an effort to keep Bison from going extinct. Throughout its history, the zoo housed more than 6,000 animals representing 600 different species ( including humans) see–Ota Benga. Now, […]

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Should New York State revise their Constitution?

Don’t have this attitude :  It is your business! So go out, vote, make a difference, and BXTRA! Now that we have that covered…what’s this vote ‘yes’ and vote ‘no’ business? There are three ballot proposals and I am going to sum up the first one since its been advertised. Proposal 1 is the decision […]

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BXTRA Poll ( Shopping)

Where do you (or your mom) go discount shopping? Third Avenue Hub Jerome-Gun Hill BID Fordham Road Vote Here!

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Greatness runs through the BX!

It will move you. The pumping music, ecstatic cheering,  and half empty cups of Gatorade thumping to the ground… all drowning out sounds of the pitter-pattering feet of over 50,000 NYC Marathon runners. It will move you. High energy, big smiles, and motivational messages on construction paper…an umbrella of moral support amidst the rain. It […]

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