Third Ave. Merchants to give Summer Stroll tips

The Merchants of Third Avenue, the business group behind the highly successful Summer Stroll on 3rd in Bay Ridge, may be asked to help organizers of other warm-weather street activities in Brooklyn plan their events next year, according Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carlo Scissur … Full Article

Van, taxi latest NYC Airbnb lodging option for bold, cheap visitors

There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom. But travelers to New York City bold enough to book a parked van for $22 a night through Airbnb do get a real bed and a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline from across the East River in Queens. … Full Article

Meet the Sunset Park sculptor who creates fantasy football trophies

Fantasy football team owners will soon be gathering together in bars and in friends’ living rooms all over Brooklyn to conduct drafts to select players for their teams for the 2015 season. … Full Article

Leasing surge brings jobs to the Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard welcomed new tenants working in beverage manufacturing, apparel, architecture and design in the first half of 2015, contributing to its thriving ecosystem of small businesses as new space becomes available for the first time in decades. … Full Article
Building Brooklyn Awards 2015

VIDEO: Building Brooklyn Awards honors 13 construction, renovation projects

Brooklyn is developing faster than most of its residents can keep up with, but the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is paying close attention. … Full Article

MakerBot opens new factory at Brooklyn’s Industry City

Desktop 3D printer innovator MakerBot cut the ribbon on Wednesday on a new and larger factory at the Industry City complex in Sunset Park. The new facility measures 170,000 square feet, which doubles the plant's capacity compared to MakerBot’s previous Industry City facility. … Full Article

b.good, eatery with the ‘human touch’ to replace Grand Canyon Restaurant, Brooklyn Heights standby

A restaurant that makes fast-food “real” – b.good, based out of Boston – will be replacing the now-closed Grand Canyon restaurant at 141 Montague St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Rent hikes force Brooklyn small businesses to move, revamp

Rising commercial rents in newly trendy areas are forcing some small companies to change not only where they do business, but also how they do it. … Full Article

Time Inc. signs long-term lease at Industry City

Time Inc. announced on Thursday that it has signed a long-term lease at Industry City in Sunset Park. More than 300 employees in the company’s technology, content solutions and editorial innovation departments will move to a 55,000-square-foot facility in the complex at the end of the year. … Full Article

Grandma's House, destroyed by Sandy in South Street Seaport, comes to Brooklyn

When Superstorm Sandy swept through the South Street Seaport area, destroying a number of popular businesses, one of the victims was a restaurant called Grandma’s House. Today, more than two years later, Grandma’s House has been recreated at 364 Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill. … Full Article


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