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MacKenzie Scott, 3rd Richest Woman in The World, Donates $15 Million to Hostos Community College

Writer and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has just donated $2.7 billion to 286 organizations with $15 million going to Hostos Community College. Since becoming the third richest women in the world as a result of her divorce from Amazon founder and tycoon, Jeff Bezos, Scott has made it her mission to give away billions to organizations…

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Orchard Beach Water Quality Among the Top Ten Best on Long Island Sound

For many years, decades even, many Bronxites saw Orchard Beach as a place to go and hang out, catch some sun, dance some salsa but never to go into the water because of poor water quality. Now, the “Riviera” of The Bronx has earned top marks from an environmental group called ‘Save the Sound’ that…

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A South Bronx Starbucks Permanently Closes Less Than Two Years Since Opening

THE HUB—A Starbucks location that opened in The Bronx’s oldest shopping district has closed after less than two years in business. For years, local residents and area employees clamored for the coffee giant to open in the area. In the summer of 2019, after several months of negotiations, the coffee giant had signed a lease…

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Amazon Takes Over The Bronx With Another Warehouse Lease

Amazon has leased yet another property in The Bronx bringing their total to five warehouses in the borough and the first one to be dedicated to Amazon Fresh, the behemoth online retailer’s grocery delivery service. The latest leased property is located in Hunts Point at 1080 Leggett Avenue recently sold for $117 million and is…

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