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Last Bronx bookstore sets to close

Last Bronx bookstore sets to close

Business, Culture December 3, 2016 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

The borough’s last remaining bookstore – a Barnes and Noble in Bay Plaza – will close on December 31st, the company has announced, saying it can no longer pay the rising rent. It will be replaced by a Saks 5th Avenue. “Everyone’s upset,” said a cashier from behind a signRead More

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Business, Health, Uncategorized October 28, 2016 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Salad is part of a campaign by area nonprofits to bring healthier food to local restaurants and bodegas.

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Business, Jobs September 12, 2016 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

Critics contend that the city’s announcement earlier this summer that it wants to sell a building in Port Morris to developers for $14.3 million shows that the mayor’s vow to preserve manufacturing jobs is insincere.

Bakery offers a taste of the old South Bronx

Bakery offers a taste of the old South Bronx

Business September 9, 2016 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

The freshly-baked Cuban style bread and hot breakfast options attract former Bronxites returning for a taste of home, teachers from surrounding schools, construction workers and cops, among others.

New complex opens in the Hub

New complex opens in the Hub

Business, Economy August 8, 2016 at 7:42 pm 1 comment

Retail mall opens in the Hub After much fanfare, a new 88,000 square-foot retail facility, opened in July at 149th Street between Bergen and Brook avenues. The two-story development is home to Vistasite Eye Care, DaVita Dialysis Center, Brightpoint Health, Metropolitan College of New York, Boston Market, Dunkin Donuts, a Fine Fare supermarketRead More

Entrepreneur preaches web access for all

Entrepreneur preaches web access for all

Business, Economy July 10, 2016 at 9:31 am 0 comments

Port Morris startup helps low-income residents log on A Port Morris startup is looking to ensure that low-income Bronx households aren’t left behind by the area’s technology boom. Neture Inc. was founded in 2014 by Marlin Jenkins, a 42-year-old Peekskill, NY native, with a guiding hand from another local business, MetaBronx, whichRead More

Trendy restaurants find a foothold

Trendy restaurants find a foothold

Business June 4, 2016 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Trendy restaurants are opening and finding a way to thrive in Mott Haven and Melrose, concurrently with a spate of new housing developments all around the neighborhood.

By Eza Dortmund and Melissa Lagerwaard

Kicking back at the Bronx Brewery

Business May 9, 2016 at 9:56 pm 1 comment

The Bronx Brewery, which opened in Port Morris in 2014, has since expanded to offer more than a dozen craft brews at any given time in this tucked away industrial enclave. When the warm weather begins, the beer garden will be open to the public. Watch a video about the life and times ofRead More