Testimony of Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Before the Empire State Development Corporation RE: Freshdirect’s Proposed Relocation to The Bronx

Good evening. I testify today in favor of Freshdirect’s move to The Bronx, and in favor of the subsidy package the State has presented to the company. What we have in Freshdirect is an opportunity to expand a diverse economy in The Bronx, to create new jobs on an underutilized industrial waterfront, and to develop…

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BP Diaz, Marty Markowitz promote Bronx restaurants

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz perused the menu at Tin Marin in Riverdale as Marty Markowitz, the former Brooklyn Borough President and current vice president of borough promotion and engagement at NYC & Co., served as guest maître d’ on Friday, November 14, 2014. The event was designed by NYC…

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The Bronx Hot Sauce has arrived!

GrowNYC and Small Axe Peppers bring NYC’s first community sourced & produced hot sauce to market GrowNYC and Small Axe Peppers announce the release of a brand new locally sourced and produced hot sauce called The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce. The product was created by acclaimed Chef and CIA graduate King Phojanakong of NYC. The…

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