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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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The Amazon

I am finding out that discussing the Amazon HQ2 project in Long Island City is as treacherous as traveling down the Amazon River on a raft ─ full of wild rapids and deep trenches and home to biting amphibians. And that is just around people I love!
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My Position On Amazon

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio together have achieved a monumental task of bringing Amazon to New York City.
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On The Amazon HQ2 Agreement

Statement from Borough President Diaz re: Amazon HQ2 Agreement.
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3 Reasons Why Women Should Save More

Finances and savings are favouritetopics among women of all walks of life. This includes full-time moms, housewives, working women and those planning to retire.
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Grassroots Community McDonald’s Owner Tony Rodriguez Reopens Restaurant At 599 E. Tremont Avenue

The McDonald’s restaurant at 599 E. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457 has been relaunched.
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Ralph Lauren Celebrates 50th Anniversary With New Polo App & Yankees Collaboration

Ralph Lauren extends its 50th-anniversary celebrations with a new venture initiated to easily serve up its extensive catalog to avid followers through a newly-hatched app.
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Poor, Unacceptable Customer Service At Bank Of America In Co-op City

This is the complaint we received earlier today from a reader of ours on the quality of service at Bank Of America at 2316 Bartow Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475.
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Assessing Your Company's Financial Needs

A free seminar to assist business owners on how to identify their company's financial status and future financial needs will be held by TD Charitable Foundation and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce.
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Enjoy Sales Tax-Free Outdoor Activities This Labor Day Weekend

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today highlighted several sales tax-free outdoor activities you can enjoy this Labor Day weekend. Admission to the state’s parks and golf courses, for example, is exempt from sales tax.
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Local School Supply Lists Now Available For One-Click Shopping On TeacherLists.com

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year.

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is New York-based journalist and multimedia producer. He has worked across print, broadcast and online media, with some of Asia’s largest media brands - Reliance FM, Times of India and NDTV. Beyond work, Nasr has also explored creative and philanthropic projects. He wrote a few episodes for a BBC World Service Trust radio drama on gender issues in South Asian society. He was also part of a team that set up informal primary schools for marginalized children in Aligarh, India. Currently a digital media student at the Columbia Journalism School, Nasr tells stories as text, audio, video, photos, tweets, interactive data and more.