Business

In Williamsburg, trickle of chain stores gives way to a flood

The lettering was subtle, the colors muted and soft. J. Crew’s signage on its new Wythe Avenue storefront, like the run-up to its opening over the weekend, involved careful steps to avoid too much attention or any ostentatious displays. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle publisher wins Pioneer Award from Bay Ridge biz group

Dozier Hasty, publisher of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, the only major daily newspaper focusing solely on the borough, has been named one of the winners of the Merchants of Third Avenue Pioneer Civic Service Awards for 2014. … Full Article

‘Chamber on the Go’ hits the road in Brooklyn

"Chamber on the Go" -- a new citywide initiative that will bring business and employment services to the businesses that are in need, but have limited time to seek help – was launched on Thursday. The program, which operates by way of a mobile van, was unveiled by Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article

Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh celebrates 150 years

For 23 years, Carmen Calderon walked 60 blocks to and from work every day, passing the Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh each way. One day in 1971, she stopped in to open a Christmas Club account. She’s been going back ever since. … Full Article

Department of Consumer Affairs to give store owners break from onerous fines

A high-ranking Department of Consumer Affairs official came to Bay Ridge Monday night and delivered some good news for struggling mom-and-pop stores: the city is going to get off your back! … Full Article

Junior's is staying in downtown Brooklyn!

The home of  Brooklyn's most famous cheesecake is not for sale after all. The owner of Junior's Restaurant has decided not to sell the building that houses the restaurant. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s 86th St. attracts nationwide chain stores

It’s no secret! Victoria’s Secret is coming to Bay Ridge! … Full Article
Does your label read Brooklyn Made?

VIDEO: Does your clothing label read Brooklyn Made?

Local businesses are now being recognized with a label made and endorsed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce called Brooklyn Made. … Full Article
Does your label read Brooklyn Made?

Brooklyn Chamber’s Brooklyn Made certification recognizes local businesses

Seated in her compact 400-square foot studio apartment in South Park Slope, Danielle Zuckerman cuts, shapes and wraps different shades of paper together at her dining table, to create Paper Portrayals, the namesake company she started in 2011. … Full Article

Food For Thought: Shake Shack headed for IPO, per report

Ka-ching! Love the burgers? Own a piece of the company. … Full Article

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