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Bronx History

Look Back At The Bronx — Exclusive Images from NYC’s Department of Records

We hope you enjoyed our epic three-part tour through the history of the Bronx. This was the first time we’ve ever tackled the story of a borough over the course of a few shows, and we really had to learn to think concisely and in big concepts, lest each episode be a couple hours long. […]

Beauty queens and boricua: the Puerto Rican Day Parade

A very different Puerto Rican Day parade, in 1966 Manhattan’s largest parade happens this Sunday, June 8th: the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade, an event that yearly brings national pride, festivity, chaos and anxiety to most of the city. The first Puerto Rican Day parade occured all the way back in 1958, a replacement […]