Kingsbridge Armory

City Councilman Jumaane Williams speaks on the steps of City Hall following a ceremony honoring some hip-hop pioneers, March 12, 2014. (credit: Twitter/Jumaane Williams)

City Councilmen, Hip-Hop Legends Push For Creation Of Hip-Hop Museum In The Bronx

Afrika Bambaataa, of the South Bronx, said the museum would look at the historical and cultural roots of hip-hop and the contributions made by break dancers and disc jockeys.


A rendering of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center (credit: Mayor's Office/KNIC)

Bloomberg Unveils Plans To Convert Kingsbridge Armory Into Massive Skating Rink

The 750,000-square-foot project is to include nine rinks on two levels. One rink would be designed to host hockey tournaments and ice shows.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Makes Student Loan Offer To New Teachers In State Of The City Address

There’s a new battle underway to save New York City’s failing schools. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has threatened to fire up to half of the teachers at struggling institutions in all five boroughs.