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One of the Bronx’s largest cultural institutions, the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, reopened this month after a 19-month hiatus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. more
Help couldn’t come sooner for Derek and Becky Woods. While many business owners found solace in government assistance such as the Paycheck Protection Program, some non-profits like Riverdale Children’s Theatre — which the Woods run — needed additional assistance to keep their organizations afloat. more
A street renaming might normally be all in a day’s work for the Bronx Rising Initiative. But on July 7, it also was part and parcel with naming 10 recipients of the Brandon Hendricks Scholarship. more
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t spare any part of the Bronx. Beyond those who actually fought COVID-19 itself, the pandemic dealt tremendous economic blows to the borough’s small-business community. more
It’s strange to think every time someone sips on a cocktail or a beer in this corner of the Bronx, that drink was approved by Community Board 8.  more
President Joe Biden has reopened the Paycheck Protection Program this week — but it’s focused, at least until the beginning of March, on businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. more
Eric Dinowitz has had some trouble escaping the shadow of his father, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. Then again, some might say he’s not trying very hard to escape it. With the backing of the powerful Benjamin Franklin Democratic Reform Club and then there’s the name itself, it’s hard to deny family ties may give the younger Dinowitz an edge in not only this race, but his political career. more
President John F. Kennedy declared the first National Small Business Week in 1963 during a time when retail chains were rapidly pushing their way into our neighborhoods. more
Charging that “landlord speculation and profiteering, and the imposition of oppressive rents threaten the survival of small businesses,” the Johnson Avenue Merchants Association has thrown its support behind a bill to establish commercial rent control in New York City. more
Earning a line of credit with a bank can be critical to opening — and maintaining — small businesses as it gives them access to loans that could be used to keep the lights on, especially in the early years of an enterprise before they can actually turn a profit. more
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