It Was Invented Here: A brief history of business in Brooklyn

Brillo pads, Benjamin Moore paint, Bazooka gum, Gretsch guitars, Twizzlers licorice, Mack trucks, Domino sugar, Kickstarter. If you’re a Brooklynite, you’ve probably already guessed what these things have in common: they were either invented or made right here in Kings County. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's 100 Year Plan includes cyber hub at Fort Hamilton

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton could become a hub of technology and innovation if a proposal by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) eventually becomes reality. … Full Article

Brooklyn Roasting Company stages VIP tour of their Navy Yard headquarters

“We wanted to take the opportunity to share with the wider community,” Brooklyn Roasting Company (BRC) director of sales Daniel Finn declared, guiding newly arrived guests indoors, where relief from biting chill winds was offered in the form of steaming cups of coffee brewed from an array of prem … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Centennial Gala dazzles

The time was just past 5 pm.. on a drizzly Saturday evening. Everyone gathered on the Downtown Brooklyn Marriott’s 36th floor on Feb. 10 for a VIP reception that would precede the night’s main event. Nor was VIP used lightly here. … Full Article

Brooklyn chamber celebrates its centennial with an all-star gala

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) held its centennial celebration on Saturday with a lavish gala at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce wins $750,000 grant to help small business

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, has even more reason to break out the champagne. … Full Article

Who’s afraid of Starbucks? Not this Brooklyn coffee tycoon

Starbucks was well underway in pursuing its manifest destiny to blanket the world with its coffee shops when Murat Uyaroglu, a Turkish immigrant living in Brooklyn, decided there was room in the business for him too. His angle: he would do it better, from the espresso to the decor. … Full Article

Panda Express to donate profits to P.S.-I.S. 104

The owners of a new Asian-inspired fast food restaurant opening up in Bay Ridge are making themselves at home in their new neighborhood by doing a good deed for local school children. … Full Article

MSI Net moves to new headquarters

MSI Net Inc. and mCloudServ, one of the leading technology service firms in Brooklyn, is expanding its mission after recently moving its headquarters in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Court Street Office Supply closing Brooklyn Heights store

Court Street Office Supply, at 44 Court St. across the street from Brooklyn Borough Hall, will be closing its doors on Feb 20, after more than three decades selling pens, stationary and office furniture. … Full Article


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