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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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Inside The Transformation Of The Bruckner Building

When developers Savanna and Hornig Capital Partners first looked at The Bruckner Building at 2417 Third Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx a few years ago, they saw a crumbling manufacturing building....
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Harlem's Incubator For Black Women Is Back

Join the Harlem Business Alliance’s new incubator for Harlem’s enterprising women....
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Kingsbridge Predicted To Be 2017’s Hottest NYC Neighborhood

Years of efforts by elected officials and community stakeholders to revitalize the business climate and housing prospects in the Kingsbridge section of Bronx have now paid off....
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Bronx Community Gardens Grew And Sold 1,500 lbs+ Of Serrano Peppers

This year 28 community gardens in the Bronx produced and sold 1,500 lbs of serrano peppers to Small Axe Peppers for use in this year’s production of The Bronx Hot Sauce....
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Small Business Administration Roundtable For Hispanic Business Leaders

On Wednesday, November 30, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Administrator Kellie I. LeDet, the Business Initiative Corporation of New York and the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation co-hosted a roundtable discussion on ways to help Hispanic business owners invest and actively participate in the economic growth of Bronx....
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Law Department Defeats Legal Effort To Stop Citywide Wi-Fi Project

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit aimed at stopping a key City initiative to bring free high-speed broadband to the public, the City Law Department announced today....
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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

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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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Walmart E-Commerce Site Jet.com Leases Warehouse In Bronx

Walmart’s e-commerce site jet.com is boosting its presence in the city with a new warehouse in Bronx.

PW Launches A New Gathering Place For Booksellers To Connect

Last week, Publishers Weekly launched "BXsellers," a private Facebook group where booksellers from all over can engage in meaningful conversations about the issues affecting the world of bookselling, network with one another, share tips, ideas and have access to PW's editors for book recommendations and more.
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Oppose Internet Sales Tax In New York

The New York State Legislature is once again threatening to impose a new sales tax burden on your favorite Internet marketplaces.

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Ken Towler

Reverend Kenneth L. Towler is a part time protestant minister and automotive inventor. He has a BA in Bible and Pastoral Ministries from Columbia International University and an MDiv. from Southwestern Seminary.