Best Links for Bronx

Bronx Council on the Arts - the official cultural agency in the borough, offers the Bronx Cultural Card (for discounts), the Bronx Writers' Center, info on job training, grants and other services.

Bronx Historical Society - "Want to know about nineteenth century Bronx towns, or the Bronx Topographical Bureau? Check out this nifty site, complete with online bookstore."

Bronx Mall - Bronx Mall is an extensive directory of Bronx businesses. Features community calendar and message boards.

Bronx Sights - Great pictures of historic and cultural sites throughout the only borough situated on the mainland of North America.

The Inner City Press - South Bronx-based non-profit features tons of info on housing, community reinvestment, and environmental justice. Weekly updates on insurance and telecommunications redlining, mergers and the Federal Reserve. Highly recommended.

Norwood News - Non-profit community news paper serving Norwood, Bedford Park, and Fordham Bedford. Updated bi-weekly with news and opinion on neighborhood and citywide issues.

The Riverdale Review - Weekly newspaper of the Riverdale community in the Bronx. Coverage of local news and politics.

Back in the Bronx - A fun site devoted to Bronx nostalgia and trivia.

BronxPress.com - The official home of the Riverdale Review and the Bronx Newspaper Group, the site contains full versions of newspapers dedicated to Bronx issues.

Bronx Arts Ensemble - Since its creation in 1972, the ensemble has worked to keep music education a part of students' lives. The site contains schedules for classical concerts, children's concerts, and other events.

Bronx Opera Company - Bringing culture to the Bronx at affordable prices.

Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation - Information on free assistance provided to new and existing Bronx businesses as well as to residents seeking employment.

Bronx River Art Center and Gallery - Information about exhibitions, classes, and events.

Bronx Tourism Council - Keep track of what's going on in the borough that was home to Mark Twain and Edgar Allen Poe, and that was the birthplace of break dancing and salsa music. A highly recommended site.

Bronx Zoo - The fun, educational web site of the world-famous zoo.

Casa Del Sol - A non-profit environmental community development organization. Features a calendar of South Bronx events, and information on how you can help the Bronx community.

En Foco - An organization dedicated to helping photographers of color.

Focal Point Gallery - Schedule of exhibitions, and bios of artists featured at the gallery.

Hostos Art Gallery - Events and information about Hostos Community College's art gallery.

Judaica Museum - Exhibitions and information about the Riverdale museum.

Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler - Membership information, gift shop items, and the history of Fort Schuyler.

New York Botanical Garden - Great pictures of one of New York's most beautiful landmarks. Visitor information, news, membership information, and an online gift shop.

The Point Community Development Organization - The comprehensive, fun site of The Point, "an emergent non-profit organization dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx.

Van Cortlandt House Museum - The house is a symbol of New York's colonial past, and the museum examines its place in America's history.

Yankee Stadium - Official site of the world-famous Bronx Bombers.