Economy

Mott Haven’s pioneer of gentrification makes no apologies

Mott Haven’s pioneer of gentrification makes no apologies

Business October 16, 2009 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

Bruckner Bar and Grill lures artists and the coat and tie crowd By Lindsay Lazarski [email protected] When people compare Mott Haven to Williamsburg or call it “SoBro” or otherwise tab it as the next up-and coming-place to live, they almost always follow by mentioning the bars where artist and yuppiesRead More

New mall threatens Mott Haven businesses

New mall threatens Mott Haven businesses

Jobs October 12, 2009 at 10:50 pm 0 comments

By Jeanmarie Evelly [email protected] Third Avenue and 149th street would be the heart of many cities’ downtown. Shoppers crowd its sidewalks. But many storeowners are worried that the Hub—as the neighborhood is known because its four streets intersect to resemble the hub of a wheel—will not remain the retail heartRead More

Mott Haven merchants are singing the blues

Mott Haven merchants are singing the blues

Jobs October 12, 2009 at 10:52 am 2 comments

The recession is hurting business everywhere, but small businesses in Mott Haven have been especially hard hit.

Manhattan nonprofit looks to bring jobs to Mott Haven

Manhattan nonprofit looks to bring jobs to Mott Haven

Jobs August 13, 2009 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

Jeanmarie Evelly [email protected] A nonprofit with its roots in Manhattan and branches throughout the city has set its sights on the South Bronx, with hopes of bringing jobs to the neighborhood. Fedcap, which creates jobs and trains people who have difficulty finding work to fill those positions, plans to expandRead More