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BID’s summer festival brings shoppers to the Hub

BID’s summer festival brings shoppers to the Hub

Five blocks in Melrose were closed to traffic as businesses from the neighborhood and around the city set up stands to sell clothing, food and other goods.

‘Vinny BID’ retiring after 22 years

‘Vinny BID’ retiring after 22 years

Vinny Valentino, the director of the Third Avenue BID, is stepping down after over two decades of service to businesses in the Hub.

South Bronx becomes city’s newest hotel hub

South Bronx becomes city’s newest hotel hub

A growing number of hotel chains are building in the South Bronx, betting that travelers will shrug off old stereotypes of the borough to take advantage of bigger rooms at lower rates.

Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Doran Jones, a new IT company that will partner with Per Scholas, is set to open in May, bringing 150 new jobs to Port Morris.

Former Nos Quedamos CEO convicted

Former Nos Quedamos CEO convicted

Yolanda Gonzalez, the former director of the Melrose-based community development organization Nos Quedamos, was convicted on Dec. 4 of grand larceny and tax fraud and sentenced to up to four-and-a-half years in prison.