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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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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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My Position On Amazon

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio together have achieved a monumental task of bringing Amazon to New York City.
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On The Amazon HQ2 Agreement

Statement from Borough President Diaz re: Amazon HQ2 Agreement.
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3 Reasons Why Women Should Save More

Finances and savings are favouritetopics among women of all walks of life. This includes full-time moms, housewives, working women and those planning to retire.
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Grassroots Community McDonald’s Owner Tony Rodriguez Reopens Restaurant At 599 E. Tremont Avenue

The McDonald’s restaurant at 599 E. Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457 has been relaunched.
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Ralph Lauren Celebrates 50th Anniversary With New Polo App & Yankees Collaboration

Ralph Lauren extends its 50th-anniversary celebrations with a new venture initiated to easily serve up its extensive catalog to avid followers through a newly-hatched app.
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Poor, Unacceptable Customer Service At Bank Of America In Co-op City

This is the complaint we received earlier today from a reader of ours on the quality of service at Bank Of America at 2316 Bartow Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475.
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Assessing Your Company's Financial Needs

A free seminar to assist business owners on how to identify their company's financial status and future financial needs will be held by TD Charitable Foundation and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce.
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Enjoy Sales Tax-Free Outdoor Activities This Labor Day Weekend

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today highlighted several sales tax-free outdoor activities you can enjoy this Labor Day weekend. Admission to the state’s parks and golf courses, for example, is exempt from sales tax.
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Local School Supply Lists Now Available For One-Click Shopping On TeacherLists.com

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year.

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Edward J. Small

is currently a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. He has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Dickinsonian, and as an editorial intern at America’s most prominent fake newspaper, The Onion. He is a native of Connecticut but currently lives in New York City.