This Saturday, June 26, 2021, at 12:30 pm, Councilman Rev. Ruben Díaz will name the corner of Thieriot & Westchester Ave as “Joe Torres Way”.
Joe Torres, better known as Joe, a Puerto Rican owner of Restaurant Joe’s Place, died in March 2020 with complications from COVID-19. Joe’s Place was recognized as the most “Criollo” Restaurant in the Puerto Rican and Latino community where elected officials and artists met. Joe’s Place Restaurant was where the highest political and artistic officials arrived in New York met to share with him.
The street renaming ceremony will begin at 12:30 am all are welcome and encouraged to come as we pay tribute to Joe Torres and celebrate his life. Elected officials, community leaders, friends of Joe, and anyone else who would like to come together to remember Joe Torres.
Location: Thieriot & Westchester Avenue Bronx, NY
Day: Saturday, June 26, 2021
Time: 12:30 pm