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On Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Recall How a Bronx Rabbi Saved a Family

Never forget. For the past 70 years we’ve been taught to never forget the genocide of six million Jews but a new survey released today on Yom Hashoa, Holocaust Remembrance Day, shows that it is fading into memory. The New York Times reports: Thirty-one percent of Americans, and 41 percent of millennials, believe that two…

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Bronx Renters & Homeowners Earn The Least of Any Borough; Highest Rent-to-Income Ratio in City

StreetEasy has issued a report on average housing costs and incomes broken down by NYC boroughs and as usual, The Bronx comes in the worst possible rankings. Although Bronx renters have the lowest average housing costs in the city at an annual average of $13,176, due to an average income of $29,302 it is also…

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Wal-Mart Owned Jet.com Snatches Bronx Warehouse Amazon Was Considering for Last-Mile Deliveries

Amazon’s rival, Jet.com which is owned by Wal-Mart, has leased the former ABC Carpet & Home on Bruckner Boulevard and Bronx River Road in Soundview, a property which Amazon was considering. ABC Carpet & Home sold the 200,000 square foot property to Prologis last year for $17,500,000 who then made multi-million dollar upgrades to the…

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Six Things You Didn’t Know About Arthur Avenue and The Bronx’s Little Italy

Thanks to 6sqft for letting us syndicate this wonderful historical piece on Arthur Avenue. Make sure to follow 6sqft for more great pieces on real estate and history in NYC! This post is part of a series by the Historic Districts Council, exploring the groups selected for their Six to Celebrate program, New York’s only targeted citywide list of…

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