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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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4th Annual "Savor The Bronx" Restaurant Week

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. officially kicked off the 4th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week today at The Bronx Beer Hall in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market....
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Group May Seek Higher Living Wage

The developer looking to build the world’s largest ice-skating complex at the Kingsbridge Armory in Bronx will not have to match a recent increase in the city’s living wage, according to an agreement it signed last year. Nonetheless, community activists may ask for a pay hike for the facility's staffers anyway....
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Valley National Bank Appoints New Bronx Commercial Lending Team

Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), announced today the appointment of a new Bronx, New York, commercial lending team....
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The Bronx Hot Sauce Has Arrived

GrowNYC and Small Axe Peppers announce the release of a brand new locally sourced and produced hot sauce called The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce....
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KZA Realty Group Brokers 3 New Commercial Real Estate Deals In Bronx

Kathy Zamechansky, president and owner of KZA Realty Group, Inc. (KZA) in Bronx, New York, has announced that her firm recently brokered three commercial real estate deals in the Bronx for approximately 27,600 square feet and $4 million....
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$24M Sale Of 206-Unit, 5-Building Portfolio

GFI Realty Services, Inc., one of the leading New York-based commercial real estate services firms, arranged the sale of a portfolio of five adjacent multifamily properties on Bronx Park South for $24 million....
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Related Companies Acquires Bronx Apartment Building

Bronx is garnering more attention from a major Manhattan developer: The Related Companies....
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Bronx Unemployment Rate Drops

Last week, the New York Department of Labor announced that the Bronx County unemployment rate dropped to single digits, reaching 9.8 percent. While the number can be rounded up to double digits—and the number is still pretty high—it is news that Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. wanted to share immediately....
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KeyBank Refinances Bronx Office Tower

KeyBank provided an $80.5 million loan to Simone Development Companies to replace construction financing on office condominium space in 1250 Waters Place, Bronx, NY 10461 at the firm’s Hutchinson Metro Center development in Bronx....
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4 Misconceptions About Personal Bankruptcy: The Not-So-Ugly Truths About Going Chapter 13

While most financial analysts agree the US economy is headed towards recovery, it is still a sobering reality that 1 in 55 households will file for personal bankruptcy this year....
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Bronx’s Iconic BankNote Building Acquired

Perella Weinberg Partners Asset Based Value Strategy, a leading alternative asset management strategy and a unit of Perella Weinberg Partners, and Madison Marquette, a leading commercial real estate investment and operating company, today announced the acquisition of The BankNote Building, a 410,000 square-foot office complex in Bronx, New York....
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A Lot More Hotel Rooms Coming To Bronx

Hundreds of hotel rooms will soon be coming online in Bronx....
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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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Fulton Fish Market Delivers Fresh Seafood To Your Door

For more than 180 years, the Fulton Fish Market has been supplying the freshest seafood to culinary lovers world-wide. Now, you can enjoy fresh seafood straight to your door.
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Saks OFF 5th Replaces Last Bronx Barnes & Noble

Not all Bronx residents are happy after a Saks OFF 5th department store is slated to open at the former Barnes & Noble in Bay Plaza.
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In A Nod To Its Roots, Zaro’s Is Opening Two Bakeries In Bronx

There were 20 Zaro’s bakeries in Bronx in the 1970s, but they closed over the decades as sales declined, according to the Zaro family. In Co-op City, a sprawling development, residents still remember the Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as a teenager working in the local Zaro’s.
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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.

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Kevin's background is extremely broad. He ha 14 years experience in Semi-Professional Football here in the Tri State Area. Throughout the years he has played, coached, and managed programs. He wrote a very successful column on the sport for several years. By day he has been in the technology field for 15 years. Kevin's columns in The Bronx Times / Bronx.com shine on local sports here in the Bronx from an "Outside the Lines" perspective.