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A skating center or community market? The money matters.

Endorsing Bronx Ice Center Proposal

Local leaders have endorsed a proposal that would convert an empty armory in the Bronx into a national ice center....
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Financial Markets Closing

Jobless claims rose by 4,000 for a second week to reach 372,000 in the period ended by 8/18, reflecting little progress in the labor market. U.S. ...
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Financial Markets Closing

July Existing home sales rise 2.3% vs. previous month to a 4.47 million annual rate.RBS probed by U.S. regulators on potential Iran sanctions breach.Many on ...
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Financial Markets Closing

Equities:DJIA: 13,204 (-0.51%) Touches highest closing level in four years before dropping downS&P500: 1,413 (-0.35%) Touches highest level since May 2008 earlier in the dayNasdaq: ...
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Financial Markets Closing

World:Germany’s Bundesbank stepped up criticism of the ECB’s bond-buying program, citing its significant stability risks.Belize was unable to make $23 million bond payment due today.U.S. ...
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Cablevision’s Bronx Employees Reject Union

Cablevision employees in Bronx voted overwhelmingly not to join the Communication Workers of America (CWA) union today....
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Changing Lives One Runway At A Time

Katwalk Katerers was created and founded by Mr. & Mrs. Dennis and Dhylles Davis in March 2010....
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Bronx Theater Trades For Cool $30M

In the fifth largest property sale in Bronx since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the Wall Street meltdown, a multiplex at 2505 Bruckner Boulevard has sold for $30 million, according to records filed with the city. ...
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Mark Solomon Refuses To Pay Pianist

The following grievence was received in our offices today:...
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Bronx Apartment Building Trades For $8.75M

The 71-unit corner building at 2150 Wallace Avenue in Bronx, NY - also known as 783 Lydig Avenue - has sold for $8.75 million....
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Groceries For The Rich, Diesel Fumes For The 99%

The latest in a series of struggles between two competing visions of development is playing out in the South Bronx, on a 100-square-acre section of waterfront property in the neighborhood of Mott Haven....
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Outer Borough Customers Can Legally Hail For Taxis

New York State has now allowed livery cabs to pick up street hails in the outer boroughs and in Manhattan above 96th street. The new green cabs are going to be on the road really soon....
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Bronx Multifamily Trades For $5.3M

2760 GC Realty, LLC acquired the apartment building at 2760 Grand Concourse in Bronx, NY from 3830 Bronx Boulevard Associates, LLC for $5.25 million, or about $95,500 per square foot....
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Perrigo Company Hires Francisco Pacheco

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Francisco Pacheco has been hired as Employee Relations Representative for the Human Resources (HR) team....
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Bronx Set To Get Its Own Boutique Hotel

A real estate developer has been busy working on a new 61-room hotel with kind of a cool historical background: the building originally opened as the Bronx Opera House in 1913, and hosted acts like Harry Houdini, George Burns and the Marx Brothers over the years....
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Bronx Retail Corridor Gets $54 Million Project

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) yesterday announced the selection of Equity One, Inc. to redevelop an 80,000 s/f site located along the Broadway retail corridor in Bronx....
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Mary Olushoga Nominated For Oxfam America

Bronx Resident and Small Business Advocate, Mary Olushoga, Nominated for the Oxfam America: International Women’s Day Challenge....
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Business Opportunity Notice

PSC Environmental Services is soliciting sub bids from New York certified MBWEs for IFB# C000157 Hazardous Waste Removal at Bronx Psychiatric Center....
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Bronx Chamber Of Commerce's Irish Heritage Luncheon

On Wednesday, the Bronx Chamber of Commerce hosted its Irish Heritage Luncheon where former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani served as the keynote speaker and was among the Irish Heritage Honorees....
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Centers Health Care Hires Heidi Hendrix, RN, As New Chief Nursing Officer

Centers Health Care, the largest and most complete post-acute health care continuum in the northeast, announced that Heidi Hendrix, RN, an accomplished post-acute clinical director, has joined the company as its new Chief Nursing Officer.
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Starting The "Uber Of Prison Visits"

At 5:30 a.m. on a Friday in April, Calvin Buari pulls up to a New York City apartment building in Bronx. The back door of his Toyota Sienna slides open. Two women jump in, and Buari drives north to catch the Taconic State Parkway. In less than two hours, the minivan will park in front of the giant concrete walls of Green Haven Correctional Facility, where the women will visit their husbands and sons who are serving time.
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Walmart E-Commerce Site Jet.com Leases Warehouse In Bronx

Walmart’s e-commerce site jet.com is boosting its presence in the city with a new warehouse in Bronx.

PW Launches A New Gathering Place For Booksellers To Connect

Last week, Publishers Weekly launched "BXsellers," a private Facebook group where booksellers from all over can engage in meaningful conversations about the issues affecting the world of bookselling, network with one another, share tips, ideas and have access to PW's editors for book recommendations and more.
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Oppose Internet Sales Tax In New York

The New York State Legislature is once again threatening to impose a new sales tax burden on your favorite Internet marketplaces.
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Green Revolution - Cannabis & Entrepreneurship

Cannabis is becoming legal in more and more states. How can we get ahead of this new industry from a business perspective? Join us for an open discussion for some ideas of how to break into the business.
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BP Diaz Releases South Bronx Tech Survey

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., in collaboration with the New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, has developed a community survey questionnaire as a follow-up to the two previous meetings of the Bronx Tech Summit hosted at the Metropolitan College of New York Campus in The Hub.

Developer Takes $45M Ground Lease For Vacant Bronx Development Site

SKF Development has acquired a 99-year ground lease on a 12,126-square-foot Bronx vacant lot owned by the Negron family in a deal worth nearly $45 million, Commercial Observer has learned.

Bronx Sees Increase Of Chain Stores

Bronx is booming and more chain stores are opening for business in the borough, according to one non-profit economic development corporation.

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Arthur Burton

Arthur L Burton III was educated at Monroe University, Bronx, majoring in Computer Programming. He graduated from the Chubb Institute with concentration Network Engineering, NY. Arthur is a Certified NYSEMT and has volunteered as an EMT for the Throggs Neck Ambulance Corp in Bronx, NY. Arthur works as a Freelance writer and Ghostwriter. He is currently an Active Board Member for the Greater Zion Hill Community Action Network, New York City, NY.