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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....
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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....
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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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Comptroller Highlights Recent Deposits Of $20M In Banking Development Districts In Brooklyn & Bronx

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today visited Ridgewood Savings Bank, in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and Spring Bank, in South Bronx, to highlight the importance of Banking Development Districts (BDDs). The Comptroller's Office has deposited $10 million in state funds in each of the two bank branches....
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The Rise Оf Chinese Technology Аnd Тhe US Response

In 1914 the Europeans (including the British) ruled the world. Their empires spanned the globe, their culture reigned supreme, financially they were the center of the world, their science was a marvel and they had convinced themselves and a good part of the world that they possessed a moral superiority. But by 1945, they had massacred tens of millions of their citizens, bombed their beautiful cities into ruble and bankrupted themselves financially and morally. German, the emerging language of technology in 1914, disappeared from the pages of global science....
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A Greek-American Is Building The Largest Movie Studio In NYC

After creating four giants in New York City’s construction sector, serial-entrepreneur John Kalafatis, has started the development of a hundred-million-dollar movie studio in the Big Apple, tapping into the city’s booming movie-industry....
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BP Diaz Hosts Re-Opening Of Zaro’s In Parkchester

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. today joined the Zaro family and other community leaders to host the grand re-opening of the new Zaro’s Family Bakery retail location in Parkchester....
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Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location In The Hub

Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Bronx location in The Hub....
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JPMorgan Chase Pumps $500G Into NY Workforce Development

A big bank is dropping big bucks — more than $500,000 — on workforce development in New York City....
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Bronx Entrepreneur Finds Success With New Fashion Line

A recent college graduate from Bronx is making waves with his new clothing line....
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Clean Energy Fuels Begins First Bronx CNG Fueling Station

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., the leading provider of natural gas fuel for transportation in North America- the City of New York, and community leaders broke ground on a new, state-of-the-art compressed natural gas (CNG) station in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx that will fuel multiple fleets operating across the city....
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Bronx Native Opens​ ​Pop Up​ ​Shop​ ​In​ ​South​ ​Bronx

In an effort to encapsulate the Bronx’s culture and energy, the Bronx Native uses various forms of the arts to communicate the Borough’s happenings....
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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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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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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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BP Diaz Provides $1 Million To Renovate The Historic Arthur Avenue Retail Market

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced today that his office is providing $1 million in capital funding for renovations to the historic Arthur Avenue Retail Market, as part of his FY2019 capital budget allocations.
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Economic Snapshot Shows Bronx Making Impressive Gains In Addressing Challenges

Bronx is setting records for population, business and job growth, according to an economic reportreleased today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. 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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Barbara Akowuah

Barbara Akowuah is a native New Yorker and aspiring Journalist and Entrepreneur. Barbara was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and has also resided in Queens, New York and Baltimore, Maryland. Barbara has a B.A. in History from the City University of New York-Queens College. Among other things Barbara is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and has written numerous articles for various publications. In her spare time she enjoys, writing, music, and sports.