A Commercial Revitalization Manager position has been funded by the City's Dept of Small Business services for the Hunts Point-Longwood section of the South Bronx. This job will sit at Urban Health Plan, Inc. with coordination with UHP's affiliates Greater Hunts Point Economic Development Corp & Chamber of Commerce. See the full job description at the link below.
Can Food Hubs Scale Nationally and Stay True to the Cause? Philadelphia's Common Market is expanding to Atlanta, Houston, and beyond, connecting more farmers to eaters and scaling a model that has long remained local. (Civil Eats Jan 31, 2018)
· Create a new family-friendly Sheridan Boulevard by changing the Expressway from an interstate into a landscaped boulevard and install three signal crossings to provide residents with direct, safe access to the Bronx waterfront and Starlight Park. A new pedestrian bridge over the Bronx River will connect the two sides of the Park to enhance walking, bicycling and recreation.
· Eliminate the bottleneck at the Bruckner-Sheridan Interchange and improve vehicle access to Hunts Point by adding a third lane to the Bruckner Expressway and relocating the Sheridan ramps. The proposed project has two alternative solutions - a new elevated connection between Sheridan/Bruckner and Edgewater Road on the eastern edge of the Point or a new elevated connection between the Bruckner and Oak Point Avenue on the western edge of the Point.
Enforcement of NYC Business Recycling Rules Begins August 1, 2017
The New York City Department of Sanitation will begin enforcing business recycling rules that went into effect last year. The rules cover all commercial establishments, and others, that have their garbage and recycling collected by private carters. All businesses must recycle metal, glass, plastic, beverage cartons and paper. Some must also recycle textiles and organic material.
BRONXCHANGE IS A NEW BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS NETWORK THAT LINKS AND SUPPORTS BRONX-BASED BUYERS & SELLERS. SIGN UP YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE. REGISTER TO INCREASE YOUR LOCAL BUYING. BRONXCHANGE HAS UNIQUE FINANCIAL TOOLS TO HELP SMALL SUPPLIERS CONTRACT WITH LARGE & INSTITUTIONAL PURCHASERS.
LETS KEEP MORE DOLLARS CIRCULATING IN THE BRONX!
Download the Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce membership application. The Chamber serves Hunts Point, Port Morris, Longwood and neighboring areas of the South Bronx.
Sign up to hear from us about news and and events.
THE GREATER HUNTS POINT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION & Greater Hunts Point Chamber of Commerce
The Bank Note Building 1231 Lafayette Ave, 4th floor, Bronx, New York 10474
Meetings by appointment