Despite criticism from the family of former mayor Marcus B. River, New York City has renamed River Avenue to Rivera Avenue, honoring Yankees great Mariano Rivera.
River Avenue and 161st Street in the Bronx - right outside Yankee Stadium re-named "Mariano Rivera Avenue!" pic.twitter.com/KXvu1hIxqo— Bruce Beck (@BruceBeck4NY) May 5, 2014
Neat. They actually made a new sign for him and everything, even though they could have drawn a white "A" on both sides in about two minutes. You know that's what Warren, OH would have done with Aris St.