All posts by Lorraine Blasor

Loíza St. bustling with new small business activity
May 1, 2017, 3 Comments

Amid the economic gloom currently pervading Puerto Rico, one bright spot stands in firm contrast: Loíza Street.

Columbus Landing future on hold as court fight heats up
April 10, 2017, 1 Comment

The future of a controversial resort development that got off the ground last year on a prized parcel along the Aguadill ...

Tourism Co. turns attention to PR’s budding hostel sector
March 27, 2017, No Comments

The upcoming launch of a premium hostel in the Condado area is sure to draw more attention to this type of lodging geare ...

P.R.’s restaurant sector optimistic despite challenges
January 30, 2017, No Comments

People in Puerto Rico are spending less when dining outside the home, but they are still eating out and that is good new ...

Nestle’s Café by Chip franchise to enter P.R. market
December 9, 2016, No Comments

When yogurt meets coffee and cake, you get a crowd or the latest franchise concept to hit the island.

Harbormaster Development looks to build $10M marina
December 8, 2016, No Comments

Hopes of expanding Puerto Rico’s boating industry could get a buoyant lift with the planned construction of a new, $10 ...

Columbus Landing renews controversy in Aguadilla
November 21, 2016, 9 Comments

Economic development and the natural environment are frequently at odds in Puerto Rico and the latest example of this co ...

Plastic bags will take months to disappear after ban
October 31, 2016, No Comments

The ban on disposable plastic shopping bag kicks in Dec. 30, but though Puerto Rico’s retailers have had a year to pre ...

Departamento de la Comida expanding scope
October 24, 2016, No Comments

A pioneer in Puerto Rico’s farm-to-table movement, Departamento de La Comida is expanding its scope.

Economy strangling P.R. nonprofits, United Way says
September 26, 2016, No Comments

In Puerto Rico’s embattled economy, everyone is at risk. Nonprofit organizations are no exception.