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Business in the Bronx

Business in the Bronx: A Brief History  The Bronx has come a long way from the grim years of the 1970s and 1980s. Burned-out lots and urban blight have become bustling new developments in the South Bronx.

It’s only natural that the borough on the rise has led to a boom in entrepreneurism. In fact, The Bronx has survived the Great Recession better than New York’s other...


Meet Michelle Pinto

Meet Michelle Pinto. Michelle was born and raised in the Bronx. She is a mother of five and founder of Too Waivee and Da Brand, which are dance organizations. These organizations were created four years ago on October 25th. She founded these organizations to help kids stay off the street.

As a Bronx Native, Michelle’s fondest memories of growing up in the Bronx consist of living with her grandmother in the South Bronx...


Artist Entrepreneur James ‘SEXER’ Rodriguez

“Success will only come with hard work, perseverance, and being resourceful.” --James SEXER Rodriguez

Making a living as an artist might seem unfeasible, but entrepreneur, James ‘SEXER’ Rodriguez, has managed to make art his life’s work. Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the South Bronx, he began dabbling in cartoons as a youngster, but by the age of ten he was exhibiting his work at Gimbel'...


The Birth of Bronx Fashion Week: Flora Montes Hit the Ground Running

Thanks to Flora Montes, The Bronx has its own biannual Fashion Week, which coincides with New York Fashion Week. Although the Bronx native doesn’t have a background in fashion, as a 15-year marketing veteran and executive chef, she had the necessary skills to get the borough’s Fashion Week off the ground last year.  “Bronx Fashion Week was born from an idea I had after going to a fashion show in Manhattan,” she told me recently. “When I...