The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced the creation of the Brooklyn Chamber Recruitment Services program, which will be supported by NYC Business Solutions and Good Help. … 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

Sen. Gillibrand proposes legislation to support Brooklyn tech industry

Electric cars can potentially be a great way to help the United States gain energy independence from foreign oil — but a lot of work must still be done. … Full Article

Study: New Yorkers cut spending slightly during recession

ALBANY— New federal government statistics show consumer spending in New York stuttered only slightly at the end of the Great Recession after more than a decade of year-over-year gains and rebounded after 2009, according to new federal government statistics released Thursday. … Full Article

Panera Bread opens new Bay Ridge location with free coffee

Hey, when you open a famous bakery-café, you can’t have just a ribbon-cutting ceremony. You have to break bread, too! … Full Article


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