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Turning A Parking Garage Into A Hotel

Calling all developers: Community leaders in the Bronx are looking for proposals to replace an underutilized garage near Yankee Stadium with a hotel and conference center.
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Why We Want The AT&T Merger: Jobs

The labor movement supports the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile because it will provide enormous benefits to both consumers and workers....
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Unlicensed Software Use Settlement

The Business Software Alliance (BSA), the voice of the world’s commercial software industry, today announced a settlement with Citrin Cooperman of New York, NY. This is the second highest settlement ever in NY....
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Former Cookie Factory Acquired

In a joint venture with long-time equity partner Angelo, Gordon & Co., LP, Joseph A. Farkas, president of Metropolitan Realty Associates, has paid $18.5 million for a five-acre site in Riverdale, in the northwest corner of the Bronx, which will become a new multi-tenant retail center....
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Closure Of 34 Post Offices, 17 In Bronx

The United States Postal Service announced today it is considering the closure of thousands of post offices nationwide, including dozens in New York City....
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The Markets Will Decide

As I write this, the stock market is going up again. It would not matter if the world were indeed coming to an end. (Actually it might be.) Zero percent short term interest rates and reasonably healthy corporate profits are enough....
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Bronx Nut Factory Leaves The Borough Heading To Pennsylvania

The A.L. Bazzini Company, a long-time Bronx peanut plant that supplies peanuts to Yankee Stadium, says it is packing up and heading for Pennsylvania....
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Bronx Stationery Store Closing

After being in business for over a century Shipman’s Stationery is closing its doors forever....
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First Bronx Business Incubator

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today broke ground on the first City-sponsored business incubator to facilitate development of new startup businesses in the Bronx....
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Federal Funding For Health Care Jobs

Four organizations in New York state are getting a total of $6 million in federal grants to provide low-income people with training for health care jobs....
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Underserved Neighborhoods: Groceries

Governor David A. Paterson today announced the availability of $30 million for the New York Healthy Food & Healthy Communities (HFHC) Fund to finance the building of food markets in underserved communities. Administered by Empire State Development (ESD), the fund includes a $20 million commitment from The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and a $10 million commitment from ESD....
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Camelina - An Alternative Fuel

The Gulf oil spill has shown us just one of the downsides of petroleum. That makes the mind of even a geologist like me turn to several questions about the future. ...
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ConEd Customers To Get $80.1M Credit

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., as required by New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) rules, is providing through bills issued in September to its customers, a one-time credit totaling $41.8 million....
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Higher Gas Rates For Con Edison Set

The New York State Public Service Commission (Commission) today voted to adopt a three-year rate plan that establishes new natural gas delivery rates for Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. beginning Oct. 1, 2010....
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Free Workshop Helps Bronx Residents

WHEDco, a Bronx-based non-profit organization, is hosting a free community workshop to help residents start their own businesses as NYC Green Cart fresh produce vendors on Tuesday, August 24, 2010 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at WHEDco’s Intervale Green Office, 1330 Intervale Avenue, Bronx....
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Bronx Students Build Green Roofs

Bronx teacher Steve Ritz has scheduled his Discovery High School students to install a state-of-the-art green roof in East Hampton, Long Island this coming Friday, August 13th. These students are the youngest members of Green Living Technologies' Installer Certification program that graduated in March 2010....
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Over 84,000 Jobs Available

To make it easier for job seekers to search for careers, the New York State Department of Labor has launched the New York State Job Bank web site....
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Businesses Can Get Licenses Online

First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz today announced that New York business owners in all 55 of the industries DCA licenses can now access licensing services online at nyc.gov/consumers. ...
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Nike Air Force 1 Bronx Quickstrike

More leak photos have been released from BX Sports who look to be dropping the Nike Air Force 1 Bronx Quickstrike....
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Bronx Native Collected Cans To Fund His Leather Goods Brand

Noel Veloz, CEO and Co Founder Hemincuff, is the 26 year old designer’s very own leather goods brand. He was born and raised in the Castle hill projects in the Bronx which is a dangerous neighborhood with constant crime.
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Clinton Hall Is Coming To Bronx

Clinton Hall (the famous one in Manhattan in FiDi) is coming to Bronx.

Iconic Bronx Coffeeshop To Close For Good Sunday

Coffee lovers in Bronx will have to find another place to get their morning Joe.
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Bronx Sanitation Worker May Haul A Lot Of Trash, But Her Job’s Not Garbage

If Mayra Cruz had decided to take Wednesday off in honor of International Women’s Day, only two people would have noticed — her driver and her boss.
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Happy Birthday To US!

Today we celebrate two birthdays of ours - one is the 21st year of our domain name registration, and the other one is the 12th year of the creation of the first fully digital newspaper, covering the borough of Bronx, The Bronx Times.
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Bronx Doll Debuts At NYC Toy Fair

The New York City Toy Fair wrapped up at the Javits Center in Manhattan Tuesday, and one local company unveiled new dolls in its second appearance at the show.
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Bronx Regional Health Information Organization Selects IMAT Solutions

IMAT Solutions, a leader in delivering innovative, real-time, Healthcare Data Management and Population Health reporting solutions, announced today it has signed a new client, the Bronx Regional Health Information Organization (Bronx RHIO), a clinical information exchange located in Bronx, New York.
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Historic Bronx Beauty Asks Just $2.6M

Built in 1924 as a co-operative on a cliff overlooking the Palisades, this stunning apartment building in the Riverdale portion of Bronx just hit the market.
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State & Federal Funding Will Support The Creation Of 319 Units

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on February 16, 2017 that $14.4 million has been awarded to three housing projects in Bronx. In addition to federal funding, these awards will help create 319 units, including 142 supportive housing units for homeless families and individuals, including senior citizens, women and their children.

HFF’s $10M Loan For Mount Laurel Property, Eastern Union’s $4M Loan In Bronx

Meridian Capital announced the following transactions:

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Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS

is a physician and radio host of Health Talk with Dr. Diane, MD at blogtalkradio.com/drdianethompson. She has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, first as a registered nurse, then as a nurse practitioner, and now as a physician. She is an author, a health and empowerment speaker, a wellness coach, an esthetic specialist, and holds a certificate in sports nutrition. Dr. Diane, MD may be contacted at DrDianeThompson.com , via social media at facebook.com/DrDianeAThompson or via e-mail at Dr.DianeThompson@gmail.com.