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

NYC among the 20 finalists for Amazon's second headquarters

 Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with the largest concentration in the Northeast. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce study offers glowing picture of business climate

Brooklyn is booming! That’s the assessment of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC), which recently issued a report looking at the borough’s economic climate. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce joins partnership to benefit Sheepshead Bay

The new year brings a new partnership between the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC), the student body at CUNY Kingsborough Community College and the Sheepshead Bay Merchants’ Association that demonstrates how business, government and education can work together to benefit the neighborhood. … Full Article

Greenpoint woman rings opening bell at Nasdaq

The Nasdaq Stock Market adopted a decidedly Brooklyn attitude on a recent morning, as a Greenpoint woman got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to ring the opening bell to signal the start of the trading day. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce gets set to celebrate centennial

The year 2018 is shaping up to be a busy one for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, which is making big plans to host a once in a lifetime celebration of its centennial and is busy mapping out a schedule of important meetings with key lawmakers at the federal, state and city levels of govern … Full Article

Chain stores increase foothold in Brooklyn, study finds

Brooklyn saw the largest growth of national chain stores of any of the city’s five boroughs in 2017, according to a study released last week by the nonprofit think tank Center for an Urban Future. … Full Article


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