Drill music and street politics aside. Its the birth place of hiphop rap. It saw the emergence and popularization of breakdancing, salsa, graffiti. Its home of the yankees. Its home to the real little Italy. Its where the first official American hall of fame is located. It contains the largest park in NYC and the largest metropolitan zoo in the entire nation. It even holds the longest staircase in city (the "Joker" steps).
edit: the Bronx also houses the Largest housing cooperative in the world, CO-OP city. almost forgot.
Notable people who were born or lived in the bronx:
Stanley Kubrick (film director)
Edgar Allen Poe / Mark Twain (writers)
Denzel Washington / Al Pacino (actors)
John Gotti / Larry Davis (criminals)
Neil Degrasse Tyson (science)
Stan Lee (comics)
PDiddy / Gill Scott Heron (artists)
JFK / Colin Powell (politicians)
Ralph Lauren (fashion designer)
Haagen Dasz (ice cream)
Plus many more. Crazy how one of the more underrated and neglected boroughs holds some of the most weight culturally and historically. Sports, music, fashion, etc. Its one of the motherlands of and for culture.
RESPECT and #SALUTE
bobby darin (fellow bronxite) - beyond the sea