Alexandra Maruri

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Bronx Angel: Alexandra Maruri

Bronx Angel: Alexandra Maruri

Like most New Yorkers, Alexandra Maruri loves her city. Since growing up in the 1970s, the Bronxite has been intrigued by New York’s rich culture and history, and was destined to use her background and love of New York City to better her neighborhood.

While she worked for a popular Manhattan hotel, customers often asked her to recommend a quiet, removed place in New York...

Repairing the Bronx from Within

 In 2010, I was working in a Hotel and I got this idea of selling tee shirts, souvenirs and tours and I took my money out of my 401k to start this venture, I was working in the Hotel retail sector, I created the tee shirts and started selling them online and on street fairs, I created the tours in June 2011 and I knew due to it's past image the only way I could sell a positive Bronx Tour was to highlight our history, culture, landmarks and...