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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.

 

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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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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Largest NYC Woman-Owned Catering & Food Service Company To Relocate From Manhattan To South Bronx

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Great Performances – the largest woman-owned catering and food service company in New York City – will relocate from Manhattan to South Bronx.
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City Hosts Immigrant Worker Convening In Bronx

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA, a.k.a. the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection), in partnership with New York City Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), and partner organizations hosted Building Bridges: A Convening for NYC Immigrant Workers last night at Lincoln Hospital in Bronx.
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Tax Season’s Dynamic Duo: E-File & Direct Deposit

New York State Taxpayer Advocate Margaret Neri today encouraged all New York State taxpayers to e-file their tax returns and have any refund directly deposited into their bank account.
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Some Economic Common Sense

As most observers have expected, the US and Chinese stock markets have been rising in anticipation of a US/China deal. Hopefully there will be good news on this front. If there is no agreement or hope for future agreement, the stock markets will head down again.
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NYCHA Offers Free Tax Preparation For Residents And Low-Income New Yorkers

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) – in partnership with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) and the Food Bank For New York City – announced today the kick-off of free tax preparation services across the five boroughs, ensuring thousands of NYCHA residents and other low-income families receive the tax refunds they deserve.
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Bronx Food Tech Event

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.'s office, along with the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, The Bronx Chamber of Commerce, and Metropolitan College of New York, will host a Bronx Food Tech event.
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DCA 101: What Start-Up Businesses Need To Know About Consumer Protection Law

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced DCA 101, a new series of informational workshops provided by DCA lawyers to help New York City businesses understand and comply with the law.
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Opening A Small Business In New York

Many people consider opening a small business in New York because of the outstanding opportunities for growth available in the state.
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Ways To Manage Debt During The Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, which means most people get to spend more time with loved ones and enjoy some time off from work.
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The Amazon

I am finding out that discussing the Amazon HQ2 project in Long Island City is as treacherous as traveling down the Amazon River on a raft ─ full of wild rapids and deep trenches and home to biting amphibians. And that is just around people I love!

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Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu

is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology, Howard University Hospital. He is also a professor and a chief of urology at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Ahaghotu is a Consultant Member of the American Urological Association Health Policy Council. He was President, R. Frank Jones Urological Society, Past President, Washington Urological Society, and a member of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council.