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Movie, TV Filming In Bronx & Staten Island Is Paying Off

The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) said efforts to bring more television and film crews to Staten Island and Bronx have paid off in a big way recently.
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Second Annual American Entrepreneurship Award In Bronx Opens For Entries

The American Entrepreneurship Award, a program created and funded by the Libra Group to support American startup businesses and entrepreneurs, announced this week that it has begun accepting submissions for its second annual award....
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1125 Whitlock Avenue, 474-Unit South Bronx Affordable Housing Project

As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan kicks into high gear, more developers are pushing through big, subsidized rental projects in the outer boroughs. Today we have got a look at a two-building, 14-story development planned for a forlorn, industrial area of South Bronx....
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Eight-Story Residential Building To Replace House At 3641 Johnson Avenue, Riverdale

New development rarely happens in Riverdale, a northwestern Bronx neighborhood where low-density zoning has protected wealthy areas full of single-family homes. But new, mid-rise buildings are allowed on several blocks along the Henry Hudson Parkway. A developer hopes to build on one such project at 3641 Johnson Avenue....
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Agbaba, Hirschfield, Gold & Gillis Of Ariel Property Advisors Retained To Sell Bronx Building

Ariel Property Advisors has been exclusively retained to sell 174 E 205th Street, Bronx, NY 10458, a newly constructed medical/professional building in the Bedford Park section....
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Blink Fitness Opens Its Newest Bronx Location On Southern Boulevard

Blink Fitness, the premium-quality, value-based fitness club, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Bronx location on Southern Boulevard today....
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How Jennifer Lopez’ Bronx Upbringing Inspired Her New Shoe Collection

Last night, Jennifer Lopez sizzled in a white, low-cut trench jacket-dress as she launched her new shoe line with Giuseppe Zanotti at Neiman Marcus....
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Martin Miller's Gin Releases Its "Bronx" Cocktail Recipe

The English / Icelandic distiller Martin Miller's Gin released its recipe for a cocktail, named Bronx. Here are the details:...
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NY Solar Provider Quixotic Systems Installs Solar Wall In Bronx

New York City solar installation leader Quixotic Systems has designed an innovative solar solution in the heart of Bronx at Urban Health Plan’s Simpson Pavilion. Unlike most rooftop systems, the 37kW array has been installed on the side of the building – a “solar wall” that will optimize the facility’s clean energy production and save money for critical community healthcare services....
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Procida Plans Two-Building South Bronx Rental Complex

The Procida Development Group is planning to build 206 rental units in Southeast Bronx’s Parkchester neighborhood, according to the company....
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Two Bronx Eateries Participate In NYC Restaurant Week For The First Time

For the first time ever, two Bronx businesses are participating in NYC Restaurant Week....
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Rise Of The Machines At McDonald’s

There is a machine revolution going on at a McDonald’s in the Bronx. A new ordering kiosk is set to eventually replace workers at one store in the light of the increase in the minimum wage....
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Permits Filed: 909 Beck Street, South Bronx Senior Housing

Last week was busy at the Bronx Department of Buildings, with filings for a police station in Melrose and a number of mid-sized affordable housing projects throughout the borough. One non-profit filed applications for an eight-story senior housing development at 909 Beck Street in Longwood, in Southeastern Bronx....
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Follow This To-Do List As Tax Season Officially Begins

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today announced important tax tips to follow and common errors to avoid this filing season....
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The Bronx Zoo Wants Lovers To Buy Roaches For Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is coming up and lovers everywhere are getting ready to get their special someone flowers, chocolate and jewelry. You know, the usual....
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Fashion Company Zara Releases A Bronx-Themed T-Shirt

Zara, one of the largest international fashion companies, just released a Bronx-themed t-shirt....
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Urban Edge Properties Acquires The Shops At Bruckner In Bronx

Urban Edge Properties (NYSE:UE) has acquired the leasehold interest in the Shops at Bruckner for $32.0 million....
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New Bank Branch Adds To Economic Upswing In Bronx

Bronx is cheering as a jobs rally brings bright news....
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Residents Attend Job Fair In Bronx

A job fair was held at the Andrew Freeman Home in the Bronx Thursday, offering those seeking new employment in 2017 the opportunity to apply for a new career. ...
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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.

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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Apple Only Interested In White Americans

No stores in black areas.
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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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