1)One of the 5 Boroughs of NYC, which is not widely known unless you've heard of JLo and know where she's from.
2) If you're from The Bronx, you know it's "The Bronx" not "Bronx"
3) If you're from The Bronx, you also understand and get annoyed when people have asked if you lived in the "ghetto" or if it's "scary" to live there.
4) Not all of The Bronx is like the parts people tend to hear about (South Bronx), there are places other than Riverdale or Fieldston that are safe suburbs.
5) Filled with mostly Italian, Irish, Spanish, or Black people.
"I'm from New York
"Oh cool, what borough do you live in?"
"Oh my gosh, it must be so scary to live there! Do you hear gunshots at night?!"