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Do Not Miss Out: Valuable Income Tax Credits

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and the Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) today encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of the valuable Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Nail & Beauty Salon Grading System

Last week, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Council Member Rafael Espinal, chair of the City Council's Committee on Consumer Affairs, officially unveiled a legislative package relating to the creation of a letter grading system for cosmetology businesses, including nail salons, spas, barber shops, beauty parlors and other similar establishments throughout the five boroughs....
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Italian Company Plans $15.5M Bronx Facility With City Aid

An Italian company that makes high-end furniture, lighting, home accessories and jewelry would purchase and renovate a 50,000-square-foot vacant building in the Bronx with the help of city tax breaks under a plan officials with the New York City Industrial Development Agency will review next week....
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E&M Sells Bronx-Heavy Portfolio For $54M

E&M Associates sold a 13-building portfolio, comprised of 11 buildings in Bronx and two in Northern Manhattan, for $53.7 million, according to city records....
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FreshDirect Breaks Ground On New South Bronx Facility

FreshDirect, a leading online fresh food grocer, is excited to announce the groundbreaking on its new South Bronx headquarters today....
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Young Woo Reveals Plans For Bronx Post Office Space

Young Woo & Associates has filed permits to convert the recently purchased Bronx General Post Office to a mixed-use building, including space for retail, dining and offices....
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NYS’ Tax Policy Director Named “Person Of The Year”

A national publication has honored the NYS Tax Department’s policy chief with its annual Person of the Year Award for his vital role in the passage of sweeping corporate tax reform....
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Breaking Ground On 66-Unit Bronx Development

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) commissioner Vicki Been joined its largest Asian-American-owned affordable housing development partner developer Yuco Real Estate Co., Inc. (www.yucoinc.com ) and its financing partners to celebrate the start of construction on the Brook Ave. Apartments, a two-building, 66-unit development that will be constructed on vacant formerly city-owned land in the Mott Haven neighborhood. The development will benefit from the use of underused air rights of neighboring one-story Con Edison facilities....
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Bronx Hotel Boom Gains Steam

The hotel boom in South Bronx is showing no signs of slowing down....
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South Bronx Waterfront Site Sells For $32M

Investors continue to flock to the South Bronx waterfront....
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E-Filing Saves New Yorkers $45M Annually

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance announced today that e-filing continues to gain strength, reducing by 15% the number of paper income tax returns filed during last year’s tax season....
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Harbor Group Picks Up 2 Bronx Retail Properties For $35M

The Harbor Group purchased two commercial properties at 305-315 East Fordham Road in the Bronx for a combined $34.6 million, according to property records filed with the city today....
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‘Wizard Of Oz’ Cowardly Lion Costume Fetches $3M At Auction

The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” and the piano from the movie “Casablanca” each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction....
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$30M Bronx Waterfront Site Could Give Way To Residential Towers

A tract of waterfront property in North Bronx’s University Heights, known to some as Fordham’s Landing, is being pitched as the perfect site for a massive residential tower development....
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Applegrad Buys More Of Bronx With $14M From Signature

Bronx landlord Sam Applegrad bought a $19 million multifamily building in the borough with $14.25 million from Signature Bank....
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Donald Trump's Brand New Championship Golf Course In Bronx

New York City is about to get a brand new championship-caliber golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. And, anyone is going to be able to play it....
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The Startup That Is Really Thinking Outside The Box

StartUp Box is the revolutionary social enterprise that is transforming the tech industry by creating opportunities in the South Bronx, N.Y. Majora Carter and James Chase are the unstoppable husband-wife team behind the operation, which is based in the Carter’s childhood home of Hunts Point....
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Thrift Shop Operator Buys Bronx Properties For $7.2M

The operator of Le Point Value Thrift, a chain of thrift shop clothing stores in Brooklyn and the Bronx, has closed on the $7.2 million purchase of a block-front commercial property and an adjacent two-family house in the Wakefield section of Bronx....
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Best Of Bronx: Sneak Hats

A Parkchester father and son started their own hat company out of their own living room....
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Bronx Set To Become $2B Investment Hot Spot

Robust job growth, new retail and residential projects, and pro-business local officials are among the reasons investors are finding the Bronx an attractive place for their investment dollars....
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Bronx Native Collected Cans To Fund His Leather Goods Brand

Noel Veloz, CEO and Co Founder Hemincuff, is the 26 year old designer’s very own leather goods brand. He was born and raised in the Castle hill projects in the Bronx which is a dangerous neighborhood with constant crime.
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Clinton Hall Is Coming To Bronx

Clinton Hall (the famous one in Manhattan in FiDi) is coming to Bronx.

Iconic Bronx Coffeeshop To Close For Good Sunday

Coffee lovers in Bronx will have to find another place to get their morning Joe.
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Bronx Sanitation Worker May Haul A Lot Of Trash, But Her Job’s Not Garbage

If Mayra Cruz had decided to take Wednesday off in honor of International Women’s Day, only two people would have noticed — her driver and her boss.
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Happy Birthday To US!

Today we celebrate two birthdays of ours - one is the 21st year of our domain name registration, and the other one is the 12th year of the creation of the first fully digital newspaper, covering the borough of Bronx, The Bronx Times.
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Bronx Doll Debuts At NYC Toy Fair

The New York City Toy Fair wrapped up at the Javits Center in Manhattan Tuesday, and one local company unveiled new dolls in its second appearance at the show.
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Bronx Regional Health Information Organization Selects IMAT Solutions

IMAT Solutions, a leader in delivering innovative, real-time, Healthcare Data Management and Population Health reporting solutions, announced today it has signed a new client, the Bronx Regional Health Information Organization (Bronx RHIO), a clinical information exchange located in Bronx, New York.
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Historic Bronx Beauty Asks Just $2.6M

Built in 1924 as a co-operative on a cliff overlooking the Palisades, this stunning apartment building in the Riverdale portion of Bronx just hit the market.
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State & Federal Funding Will Support The Creation Of 319 Units

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced on February 16, 2017 that $14.4 million has been awarded to three housing projects in Bronx. In addition to federal funding, these awards will help create 319 units, including 142 supportive housing units for homeless families and individuals, including senior citizens, women and their children.

HFF’s $10M Loan For Mount Laurel Property, Eastern Union’s $4M Loan In Bronx

Meridian Capital announced the following transactions:

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