Unfinished construction projects, aggressive drug users and the breakneck pace of residential development are among the concerns of the Hub BID’s new executive director, who is tasked with helping local businesses prosper amid the chaos.
Sin City comes in front of the State Liquor Authority on Jan. 25 for a renewal of its liquor license. Some side with the borough president, who wants the club’s license revoked, while others say they are an important neighborhood asset.
A massive development project coming to the Grand Concourse could have a significant adverse impact on the area if it proceeds as it’s now envisioned, according to an environmental consultant for the city.
This “Savor the Bronx – Brewery & Distillery” tour has offered insights into the thriving craft-beverage business in the Bronx since May, and most tours have been sold out.
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.