Tag: Alexandra Maruri

Our Borough’s Very Own ‘Bronx Historical Tours’ Makes Fodor’s 7 Best Tours Outside of Manhattan!

Fodor’s, one of the go to guides for all things travel around the globe, has named Bronxite Alexandra Maruri’s ‘Bronx Historical Tours’ one of the ‘7 Best New York City Tours Outside of Manhattan’. Not only is this a great honor for our wonderful borough to be featured as such but we couldn’t think of a better person than Alexandra Maruri and her company to receive such accolades.

The Bronx Meets Vienna: New Photography Exhibition Explores Similarities Despite Our Differences

Back towards the end of May last year, Thomas Stubbings of Austria was visiting New York City. It wasn’t his first time here since Stubbings has been visiting the city since the early 80s — but it was his first time in The Bronx in 30 years of coming to New York.

“I had been to New York about ten times but never to The Bronx,” said Stubbings yesterday as I visited with him while he was setting up for the opening of the exhibition this Saturday July 5th at Poe Park Visitor Center in Kingsbridge. “I still had the old images, the clichés of what The Bronx was. With each visit I had done everything to avoid Bronx and going around it.”