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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.

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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Corporation Acquires Bronx Multifamily

TMJ Construction Corporation acquired the 30-unit multifamily building at 1466 Beach Avenue in Bronx from Ronald B. Hunte for $2.3 million, or about $77,000 per unit....
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The Morgan Group Pays $3M For Bronx Multifamily

The Morgan Group acquired 600 Trinity Avenue in the Bronx from Urban American Management for $3 million, or $62,500 price per unit....
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A Friendlier Bronx Business Climate

In his State of the Borough speech earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. touted business development projects like the Kingsbridge redevelopment and a deal that lured the Queens-based FreshDirect company to the South Bronx as proof that he is creating jobs and stimulating the borough's economy....
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Guide To Donating Your Car To Charity*

As tax time is upon us, we would like to help donors make informed giving decisions when they part with their hard-earned dollars by writing a check to charity. In the past few years, however, more and more donors are attempting to help themselves, and help others, by donating their used automobiles to charity....
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Escort Quality, Hooker Pricing

Bronx community leaders are demanding the removal of a vodka billboard with an offensive message, which has been put up near an area once synonymous with prostitution....
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Finally: FreshDirect Moving To Bronx

The New York City Internet grocer FreshDirect is moving to new headquarters in Bronx....
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Affordable Bronx Business Space

The first city-sponsored business incubator in the Bronx officially opened its doors earlier today....
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17 Bronx Post Offices Set For Closure

Major cuts are coming to the U.S. Postal Service, and the plan calls for the closure of post offices across the country. That includes 17 post offices in Bronx now targeted, and that has the community worried....
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South Bronx Residents Advised To Go To Credit Unions Due To Lack Of Banks

For four decades, government and non-profit agencies have urged residents in poor neighborhoods to use banks instead of check-cashing outlets and mattresses for their banking. And for decades, such residents have resisted, saying banks are pricey, scarce and inconvenient....
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Fresh Direct Eyes Bronx Warehouse

Online grocery specialist FreshDirect here is eyeing the construction of a new warehouse and distribution facility in the Bronx, according to documents filed with the city....
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Trump To Develop & Manage A $10 Million Public Golf Course In Bronx

New York City has picked Donald Trump to build and run an 18-hole "tournament quality" golf course in the Bronx, according to the Daily News....
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160K-Square-Foot Macy's Coming To Bronx

Officials in Bronx are preparing to break ground on a huge retail development project. For the first time since 1995, Macy's is building a new store....
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McDonald's Re-Opening Brings Excitement & Jobs To The Bronx Community

To Juan Antonio Rodriguez, also known to many as Tony, McDonald’s did nоt just provide a job, it provided a 30 year career as an owner operator.
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An Economic Snapshot Of The Bronx

Bronx is setting records for population, business and job growth, according to an economic reportreleased today by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
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The First-Ever Bronx Night Market

Foodies rejoice! Starting June 30th and every last Saturday of the month through October, Bronx will host a Night Market with more than 40 food vendors that represent the city’s diverse culinary offerings.
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FINE Presents Its Summer Collection

FINE will be presenting a summer collection featuring a range of beautiful women representing different backgrounds. FINE will be showing trends for Summer 2018 on June 11 in its presentation fashion show at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill.
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Sell Your House On The Date Of Your Choice For A Fair Price

Do you own an unwanted house, rental property, or land and need to sell now? We work with good folks like you in all types of situations and can provide a solution for you too.
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What’s All This Fuss About Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Fines?

You should know that on Monday, February 12th, 2018 I convened my first committee hearing for the newly created “For-Hire Vehicle Committee”. The topic of this first hearing was TLC enforcement and the manner in which the inspectors treat drivers.
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Annual Fundraising Event “A Taste of HOPE” To Help Give City Residents A 2nd Chance

The HOPE Program (HOPE), a highly effective workforce development organization empowering New Yorkers to build brighter futures through training, jobs and career advancement, will host its 7th annual “A Taste of HOPE” fundraiser on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at The Prince George Ballroom in Manhattan.
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Bronx Women’s Development Center To Open

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the Small Business Administration celebrates the opening of the BOC Bronx Women's Business Center.
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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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Matt Anderson, MD

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx. Much of Dr. Anderson's current activity involves managing the Social Medicine Curriculum for the Department of Family and Social Medicine. He also maintains an active clinical practice.