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FRESHDIRECT WINS 2015 EPA NORTHEAST DIESEL COLLABORATIVE BREATHE EASY LEADERSHIP AWARD

FRESHDIRECT WINS 2015 EPA NORTHEAST DIESEL COLLABORATIVE BREATHE EASY LEADERSHIP AWARD

  FreshDirect CEO and co-founder Jason Ackerman, Director of Fleet Operations Michael Derrig, & FreshDirect Transportation employees hold the 2015 EPA NEDC Breathe Easy Leadership Award   FreshDirect recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency for investments in technologies to significantly […]

BIC® Razors Celebrates 40 Years

BIC® Razors Celebrates 40 Years

    BIC® Razors Celebrates 40 Years HELTON, Conn., Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — During 2015, BIC is celebrating 40 years of razor manufacturing. Since the launch of its first razor, the BIC® Classic, in 1975 and its first women’s razor, […]

Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Letter To The Editor — AirBnB

Dear Editor, Last Friday, our community gathered together at City Hall to speak out against an extreme home sharing bill aiming to discourage New Yorkers from sharing their homes. This bill unfairly targets New Yorkers and their families by seeking to […]

Financial Focus: I’m Hungry! Where’s the Local Diner?

Financial Focus: I’m Hungry! Where’s the Local Diner?

Financial Focus: I’m Hungry! Where’s the Local Diner? By: Anthony C Rivieccio, PFA, MBA Do you remember a time when you wanted a cheap nice quality breakfast for under $4 to start your day? Do you remember stopping off with the […]

FIFTH ANNUAL ‘SAVOR THE BRONX’ RESTAURANT WEEK KICKS OFF NOV. 2

“Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by offering special values and discounts.  This 12-day event, which this year runs from […]

Congressman Conyers, GM, WSU, HFH Among ACE Award Winners

DETROIT, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Michigan’s top corporations and MBEs gathered this week at the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council’s 32ndAnnual Awards celebration, renamed the ACE (Ambassadors Championing Excellence) Awards and the Inaugural Hall of Fame at the Max M. Fischer Music […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Business
Financial Focus: To Tax Or Not To Tax The Rich More. That Is The Question.

Financial Focus: To Tax Or Not To Tax The Rich More. That Is The Question.

Financial Focus: Democratic Presidential proposals; What do you want to fund first? by Anthony Rivieccio Free College, Free Health Care, $2500 Child Care Credits, Infrastructure Funding, Reduce Government Spending! It’s the silly season as presidential candidates rollout their economic plans […]

by · October 22, 2015 · Business, Personal Finance
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Financial Focus: ‘Vampire’ ATM Fees

Financial Focus: When did a $5 lunch become $13? The Sad Cost of ATM Fees By Anthony C Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Responding to several hundred constituent phone calls to his office about skyrocketing ATM fees, New York Senator Charles Schumer this […]

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tech Summit at Fordham University Will Bring Bronx Talent Into Focus

Tomorrow, Fordham University, with the Bronx Technology Innovation Coalition (BXTIC), will be hosting its “4th Annual Summit on Technology in The Bronx.”  The summit looks to bring Bronx Technology startups across multiple sectors into focus, highlighting the wide breath of […]

Financial Focus: Can Donald Trump’s Income Tax Plan Save America? (Part 1)

Financial Focus: Can Donald Trump’s Income Tax Plan Save America? (Part 1)

Financial Focus: Can Donald Trump’s Income Tax Plan Save America? (Part 1) by Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA   As the leading GOP candidate for president, real estate developer and reality TV star Donald Trump must show how he would lead […]

by · October 1, 2015 · Business, Personal Finance
Financial Focus: Will U.S. Job Growth Pick Higher Interest Rates and a New President?

Financial Focus: Will U.S. Job Growth Pick Higher Interest Rates and a New President?

Financial Focus: Will US Job Growth pick Higher Interest Rates and a New President? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA,PFA U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated as the Federal […]

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Foundation Work Begins on Future Manhattan Supertall Building

Foundation work has finally begun on 53 West 53rd Street almost a year after excavation began for the future supertall. Controversially, the old American Folk Art Museum, designed by Todd Williams and Billy Tsien, was demolished to make room for the “Torre […]

by · September 2, 2015 · Business, News
Bronx Fashion Week Returns 9/17

Bronx Fashion Week Returns 9/17

Bronx Fashion Week returns on September 17, 2015 at the new Bay Plaza Mall in Co-op City from 4-9 PM. The event is in collaboration with Eat NYC and the first Bronx Food & Wine Festival will benefit the Food […]

Financial Focus: Don’t check your 401(k) account. It’s falling.

Financial Focus: Don’t check your 401(k) account. It’s falling.

Don’t check your 401(k) account. It’s falling. By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA,PFA We will not dub this past Monday as, “Black Monday” but as a short piece on economic history. In financial terms, a correction is the reverse of at least […]

Bronx African Advisory Council Hosts Community Business Workshop

Bronx African Advisory Council Hosts Community Business Workshop

The Bronx African Advisory Council (AAC) is hosting an open Community Business Workshop for persons interested in starting and growing their business.  Information about small business grants and loan will be made available. Date: Thursday, August 20th Time: 6 pm Location: Bronx […]