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City Hall chambers were overflowing Wednesday afternoon as City Council members voted overwhelmingly to pass a package of five bills to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing companies, making New Yo … Full Article

How the clampdown on Uber affects Brooklyn

City Hall chambers were overflowing Wednesday afternoon as City Council members voted overwhelmingly to pass a package of five bills to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing companies, making New York the first large U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn growth fuels NYC’s economic expansion

New York City’s economic expansion during the past three years has been fueled by gains in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens, according to a series of reports issued by the state Comptroller’s Office during the past few months.  … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Other Half Brewing Co finds second home with upstate brewery

The rumor was false at first, but it wound up coming true. Every few weeks the partners who own Brooklyn’s Other Half Brewing Co. head upstate, where they sell beer by the can to their thirsty fan base in the region. Quite a lot of beer. … Full Article

Mexican family gives Brooklyn mole poblano flavor

The aroma of toasted almonds and sesame seeds, chiles and spices emerges from this small Brooklyn store where about 1,600 pounds of mole poblano is made every day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights firm gives old shipping containers a new life

About 20 million steel containers are used to transport cargo around the world, but what happens to old freight containers when they’re no longer needed? Well, a company in Brooklyn Heights known as SG Blocks now transforms them into homes and businesses.  … Full Article

Adidas to open creative space in Williamsburg

To celebrate the new adidas POD-S3.1 running shoe design, the well-known sporting goods company plans to open a temporary creative communal space in Williamsburg known as Factory 55. … Full Article

Production company Buck leaves SoHo for Industry City

Leaving SoHo for Sunset, production company Buck has joined a growing roster of companies moving to Industry City. … Full Article

Immigration Clampdown: The threat to Brooklyn’s economy

When Zaid Nagi started his first business in 2005, he had just $5,000 in cash and had to borrow $20,000 more. Today Nagi, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1994 as a teenager, owns five cellphone stores and a bodega in the city. … Full Article

Target is cranking up same-day delivery in New York

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Target will begin rolling out speedy service for thousands of products by the end of the month in New York, less than a year after spending $550 million to acquire the same-day delivery company Shipt. … Full Article

De Blasio's Freight NYC plan to create 5,000 jobs, many in Sunset Park

In an effort to reinvent the city’s system of moving goods and tackle New York’s over-dependence on trucking, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced Freight NYC, a plan that will create around 5,000 jobs, including many in Sunset Park, as well as improve air quality. … Full Article

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