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Dots Hosts Grand Opening Fashion Party In Bronx

Dots, the best kept secret among trend savvy, price-conscious women, famous for its up-to-the-minute trends at exceptionally low prices announces the Grand Opening of its new store and very first location in the Bronx at the Bay City Plaza - 2146 Bartow Avenue.
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Back In Baked Goods

On a crisp mid-October morning in the northwest section of Bronx, a weary middle-aged woman lifted one tray after another filled with colorful cupcakes, creamy cheesecakes and pieces of baklava, a honey-soaked Mediterranean delicacy, inside their glass display racks.Flags flanked the “Grand Opening” sign outside the shop on 204th Street and Bainbridge Avenue in Norwood....
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Imported From The Bronx: New Fiat Ad

Looks like the folks at Fiat USA have taken a few advertising cues from their cousins at Chrysler....
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From The Bronx To The Boardroom

RightsFlow’s Patrick Sullivan, President and CEO, and Lisa Tiver, Senior Vice President of Business Development, will both be featured participants this week at the Digital Music Forum West conference on October 6 and 7 in Los Angeles. ...
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Project Enterprise Offers Loans To Bronx Entrepreneurs

Project Enterprise, which supports and develops small businesses in under-resourced communities in New York City, proudly announces that special financial support is available for Bronx entrepreneurs. Funding for this exciting initiative has been provided through the generosity of the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC). ...
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Economic Development Town Hall

The New York State Assembly/Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force held a statewide interactive Town Hall meeting on Economic Development this week, bringing together representatives of the Hispanic community from Buffalo, Rochester, Amsterdam, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Long Island....
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Morrisania Revitalization Corp. At 30

The Bronx Museum was transformed into a gala ballroom on Friday September 23rd 2011 when community activists joined to celebrate the thirty years of service that the Morrisania Revitalization Corporation has given to the Bronx community....
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Cayuga Centers Opens New Administrative Offices In Bronx

Cayuga Centers, headquartered in Auburn, NY will open this Friday a new administrative offices on Walton Avenue, at the foot of the Madison Avenue Bridge. The new offices will better accommodate the agency’s growing Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care Programs for Bronx County and New York City....
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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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Made In China 2025 - Not To Worry!

The Chinese way of running their economic system is quite brilliant. I tip my hat to them.
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Bronx Company Takes Over Troy Nursing Facility

Centers Health Care has acquired all of the facilites of the former Capital Living Group, including The Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, an 80-bed, skilled nursing facility on Marvin Avenue in South Troy.
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Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Is From Bronx—So What’s With The Name?

Häagen-Dazs ice cream is one of the most fascinating and strangest linguistic marketing attempts that has ever actually succeeded.
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Bronx Food Hub Project Wins $2.5m In Federal Funding

A plan to create a new farmers market complex in Bronx has been awarded nearly $2.5 million in federal funding.
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Orchard Beach Parking Should Be $60 For The Summer Season, BP Diaz Says

As beach season comes to a close, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is looking ahead to next year by asking that the city begin offering discounted season passes for parking at Orchard Beach, also known as the "Bronx Riviera," when it reopens.
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Fulton Fish Market Delivers Fresh Seafood To Your Door

For more than 180 years, the Fulton Fish Market has been supplying the freshest seafood to culinary lovers world-wide. Now, you can enjoy fresh seafood straight to your door.
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Saks OFF 5th Replaces Last Bronx Barnes & Noble

Not all Bronx residents are happy after a Saks OFF 5th department store is slated to open at the former Barnes & Noble in Bay Plaza.
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In A Nod To Its Roots, Zaro’s Is Opening Two Bakeries In Bronx

There were 20 Zaro’s bakeries in Bronx in the 1970s, but they closed over the decades as sales declined, according to the Zaro family. In Co-op City, a sprawling development, residents still remember the Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as a teenager working in the local Zaro’s.
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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.

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Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu

is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology, Howard University Hospital. He is also a professor and a chief of urology at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Ahaghotu is a Consultant Member of the American Urological Association Health Policy Council. He was President, R. Frank Jones Urological Society, Past President, Washington Urological Society, and a member of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council.