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Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

Hub crowds are asked to take a load off

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

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.