Business

The Bronx Hot Sauce.

New sauce is Bronx’s latest hot item

Business December 13, 2015 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Green Market Hot Sauce is made from serrano peppers harvested from local sources, including urban farmers and gardeners throughout the borough and young people at Brook Park Community Garden.

The  Roberto Clemente Plaza construction site.

Roberto Clemente Plaza faces more delays

Business October 26, 2015 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

Disputes over contracts and financing have led to yet more delays in finishing construction of Roberto Clemente Plaza in the Hub, more than a decade after the city first proposed it.

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Port Morris Distillery sides with community over FreshDirect

Business, Government September 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

After briefly collaborating with FreshDirect to distribute its unique Puerto Rican liquor, The Port Morris Distillery has changed its mind and decided that the first order of Pitorro moonshine it sends the company will be the last.

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Business July 30, 2015 at 2:11 pm 1 comment

SoBRO and the transportation dept. plan to bring outdoor seating for customers at three busy corners later this summer. Businesses and residents seem split on whether it’s a great idea or a flop.

BID’s summer festival brings shoppers to the Hub

BID’s summer festival brings shoppers to the Hub

Business, Economy July 3, 2015 at 11:30 am 0 comments

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

Business, Economy June 30, 2015 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

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

Business, Housing June 24, 2015 at 9:42 am 6 comments

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

Business, Jobs April 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm 3 comments

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.