Business Development

West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses, 8/6

West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses, 8/6

The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit presents West Bronx Town Hall for Small Businesses Thursday, August 6 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Place: Latino Pastoral Action Center  14 W 170th Street Bronx, NY 10452    Learn about City programs […]

CRAFT DISTILLERS ACROSS NYS BENEFIT FROM BEER SUMMIT POLICY INITIATIVES

CRAFT DISTILLERS ACROSS NYS BENEFIT FROM BEER SUMMIT POLICY INITIATIVES

Reforms implemented following summits saved over $400,000 in fees Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that policies implemented following the Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summits have saved New York distillers over $424,000 in fees over the past three years. […]

NYS Senator Gustavo Rivera, SD 33

Senator Rivera Summer Community Events Calendar

During the month of August, Senator Gustavo Rivera will present a series of community events! For more information, call 718-933-2034.   NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer Hosts Shred Day!  Our office will partner with Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, AARP New York and other elected officials on August […]

Reminder: COMPTROLLER STRINGER’S RED TAPE COMMISSION IN BRONX TONIGHT

COMPTROLLER STRINGER TO KICK OFF RED TAPE COMMISSION WITH BRONX HEARING Small business owners to testify about bureaucratic barriers and challenges    Tonight, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer’s Red Tape Commission will hold the first of its five […]

[Photo caption: Senator Rev Ruben Diaz; Bronx County Leader Marcos Crespo, Senator Adriano Espaillat, Assemblyman Jose Rivera, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo, Antonio Cabrera, Daniel Genese, Elvin Marte, Marcos De La Cruz, Nancy Soria, Francisco Roa, Jose R. Jean, Cira Angeles, Avik Kabessa]

De Blasio Blinks In War of Words With Uber

Late on Thursday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration announced that it was dropping support for the proposed cap on Uber’s growth. In exchange, the city says Uber will start contributing to the MTA  and add worker and consumer protections. The city […]

Governor Signs Legislation to Protect and Support Nail Salon Workers

Governor Signs Legislation to Protect and Support Nail Salon Workers

Legislation Protecting Nail Salon Workers On Thursday morning, Governor Cuomo signed legislation protecting and supporting nail salon workers in New York. The bill was one of the Governor’s top priorities this legislative session and builds on the Governor’s previous efforts to […]

The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

The MMA Journalist: State Senate Approves MMA But Bill’s Fate Still Uncertain In State Assembly

New York MMA Bill Status Update by Jim Genia Although yesterday was the last scheduled day of the 2015 legislative session and it came and went with seemingly no movement on the MMA bill, the outlook is still pretty positive […]

Cuomo Seeks Reforms in the Nail Salon Industry

Cuomo Seeks Reforms in the Nail Salon Industry

Multi-Agency Task Force Enforcement Teams Will Recover Wages and Shut Down Worst Offenders Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has introduced a comprehensive package of legislation and new regulations to protect workers in the nail salon industry. This complements the work of […]

Bronx Week 2015: Small Business Workshop, May 12

Bronx Week 2015: Small Business Workshop, May 12

On Tuesday, May 12, Anheuser Busch will sponsor the Bronx Week Business Workshop on “How Small Minority and Family-Owned Businesses Can Achieve the American Dream.” Andy Unanue, Chairman, Associated Supermarket Group, is the featured speaker. The workshop will be held 8AM-10AM […]

Bronx Day in Albany 2015 – June 8th – Vendors Wanted

Bronx Day in Albany 2015 – June 8th – Vendors Wanted

Third Annual Bronx Day In Albany.  Share The Best of The Bronx. Vendors Wanted!  Monday, June 8, 2015, 12 noon to 7 PM. At The Egg, Empire State Plaza, Albany NY Showcase your products and services while showing your Bronx […]

NYS Trade Mission to Cuba_Mtg with Rodrigo Malmierca Diaz (Photo courtesy of the Associated Press)

Cuomo, Heastie, Klein Talk NYS-Cuban Trade

On Monday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo arrived in Havana, Cuba as part of the NYS Trade Mission to Cuba. Upon arriving at Jose Marti Airport, the Governor was greeted by Josefina Vidal, director general of the U.S. division at Cuba’s […]

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Analysis: Governor Cuomo’s Trade Mission to Cuba

Shortly after President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize relations with Cuba and to rescind the island nation’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans to lead a New York State Trade Mission there. On […]

BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCHES  1ST EVER BRONX VISITORS GUIDE

BRONX TOURISM COUNCIL LAUNCHES 1ST EVER BRONX VISITORS GUIDE

Bronx Visitors Guide will help to further redefine The Bronx as a destination Bronx, NY – The Bronx Tourism Council and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the launch of the first annual Bronx Visitors Guide. The launch took […]