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H&M Is Opening Its First Store In Bronx This Year

H&M's very first store in the Bronx is on its way. Now that it has a massive Times Square outpost and a new store in Downtown Brooklyn, the Swedish megachain is looking to set up shop in the one borough it has yet to occupy (Queens and Staten Island both have stores of their own).
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Youngwoo Plans To Turn Bronx Post Office Into Market

Youngwoo & Associates is among developers in talks to redevelop the landmarked Bronx General Post Office, which the U.S. Postal Service intends to sell despite an outcry from residents....
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Loehmann’s To Shut Down All Stores

Loehmann’s Holdings, Inc., a New York-based fashion retailer, will close all 39 stores, including one in White Plains, by the end of March....
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Target Confirms Third Bronx Location

Target has confirmed plans to anchor Simone Development Companies‘ Throggs Neck Shopping Center with a 165,000-square-foot location at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Hutchinson River Parkway. The location will be the retailer’s third in Bronx....
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Acadia Realty Trust Sells Bronx Mixed-Use Building For $133.9M

Acadia Strategic Opportunity Fund II, a subsidiary of Acadia Realty Trust, has agreed to sell Fordham Place, a 262,000-square-foot mixed-use property in the Bronx, to Retail Properties of America for $133.9 million....
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ALDI Opens New Bronx Store

On Monday, October 28, 2013, select assortment discount grocer ALDI will offer shoppers a smarter alternative as it opens its second Bronx store, located at 3006 3rd Avenue (at 155th St.). With more than 1,200 stores in 32 states, ALDI is known for high-quality grocery items at unbeatable prices....
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Perrigo Hires Ann Schumar & Natalie Colley

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Ann Schumar and Natalie Colley have been hired at the Perrigo New York facility in Bronx....
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There Is An App For Us – The Bronx 360

There are four billion phones in use today. Of those four billion phones, over one billion are smartphones, and that number is growing rapidly....
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Safeguard Self Storage Expands In Bronx

Safeguard Self Storage expanded its presence in the New York metropolitan self-storage market again with the opening of its newest location, a 57,000 net rentable square foot addition to its existing facility on Bronx Boulevard in Bronx, New York about four miles northeast of Manhattan....
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Bronx Is Gentrifying

After four years of construction, Bronx's "first luxury hotel" is now open for business and taking reservations....
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Perrigo – A Look At The Company That Makes Healthcare Products In Our Own Backyard

If you have ever had a skin condition requiring a prescription cream, ointment or lotion treatment, there is a very good chance that product was manufactured in the non-descriptbrick building just a few blocks from the Olympic pool and the Bathgate Playground....
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Bronx’ First Major Hotel To Open Next Spring

The borough’s first hotel is on track to be built by next Spring....
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'Bronx Is Burning' Days Could Return To NYC

Aaron Sirulnick has been elected chairman of the Rent Stabilization Association Board of Directors....
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Bronx Retail Property Bought For $11.425M

Cohen Commercial Properties has acquired a 12,212-square-foot, two-tenant, retail property at 1800 Williamsbridge Road in Bronx for $11.425 million....
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Bronx Retail Market Blossoms

The Bronx retail market is asserting itself with several new centers that are expected to attract national retailers to the borough, the Wall Street Journal reported. Real estate investment trust Equity One, which has a national retail footprint of 144 centers, has begun to build Broadway Plaza, a 135,000-square-foot shopping center at 171 West 230th Street in the Kingsbridge neighborhood....
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Target Store Workers' May Day Victory

As workers around the world unite today in May Day Celebrations demanding better working conditions, economic justice and the right to join and form a union, the United States National Labor Relations Board reminded one of the World's largest retailers they are not above the law....
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Perrigo Company Hires Two Production Engineers In Bronx

Perrigo, a leading pharmaceutical supplier, announced today that Sarah Fram and Ilvin Nieves have been hired as Production Engineers for the Continuous Improvement and Manufacturing team. In this role, Fram and Nieves will be working with manufacturing improving the tube fill lines at Perrigo’s Bronx, New York location....
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7 Ways To Stop Paying Rent And Own Your Home

People fear what they do not understand. A good example is the purchase of a home. The average consumer knows very little about the home buying process. Between finding the right house, making sure it will not fall apart the day after you buy, and finding the best financing, it is no wonder so many people are afraid to buy homes....
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Bella Tan Studio Opens Its Doors

Throgs Neck has some warm sunlight to brighten up its cold winter days. ...
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Free Tax Help For Bronx Residents

There are several ways Bronx residents can receive free tax prep help, here are some of the upcoming programs:...
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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

Do you own an unwanted house, rental property, or land and need to sell now? We work with good folks like you in all types of situations and can provide a solution for you too.
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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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Lulaine Compere

graduated from St. John's University in 2007. Since then he has been freelancing for different magazines and newspapers. He also has radio experience when he worked at WBAI (99.5) in New York. Some of the publications he has written for include the Norwood News, a community newspaper, The Bronx News Network, a community website, The Source Magazine, Urban Latino Magazine, Latin Trends Magazine, Financial Planning Magazine and On Wall Street Magazine to name a few.