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Curry comes to Morrisania

The Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation receives about 10 to 15 requests for new business loans every month. Most like the Hungry Bird are financed by a close knit group of family members.

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Soundview’s booming juice bar market attracts customers, and some concerns

Juice bars are booming in Soundview even as some medical experts raise concerns about their hidden dangers for diabetics

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After Sandy, Hunts Point’s Low Lying Areas Struggle with Flooding

Sandy struck hard in the East Bronx, home of the region’s largest food distribution market.

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Will New WIC Rules Mean Healthier Bronx Kids?

WIC was first created to provide emergency milk and cheese to hungry children of low-income Americans. It now provides expert nutritional advice and vouchers for fresh produce. Is it working?

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From Weeds to a Healthy Harvest at Fordham

A student transformed abandoned land at Fordham University into an on-campus farm, offering fresh organic vegetables to both Fordham students and residents in the Bronx.

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Cooking Eggplant and Winning Health Bucks

The city’s Stellar Farmers Markets are the only programs like them for Food Stamp recipients in the nation.

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Subway candy seller makes $150 a day

This candy seller has been hawking M&M’s on the D train for 14 years.

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From Bangladesh to the Bronx

Bengali cuisine comes to the borough by way of a hole-in-the-wall Parkchester eatery.

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