BAM President Karen Brooks Hopkins was inducted into the inaugural Crain’s New York Business Hall of Fame on Nov 10th at a ceremony at Cipriani, alongside Michael Bloomberg, Diane von Fursten … 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

Design firm unveils ‘Ultimate Urban Bicycle’

“New York City is super dense,” said Mark Prommel, partner and director of the design firm Pensa, at his DUMBO office. “There are constant traffic constraints, but also an ebb and flow. … Full Article

Lyft says it's starting New York City service

ALBANY— The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft planned to start limited service in New York City on Friday night after reaching agreement with officials to resolve regulatory issues that prompted a lawsuit by the state. … Full Article

Nicaraguan street food ‘pops-up’ in DUMBO

A pop-up restaurant is all the rage with DUMBO's lunch crowd, selling out on its first day on Wednesday. But don't fret: Little Nica, serving Quesillo (typical Nicaraguan street fare), will be open daily (on weekdays) until September.
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Financial expert says Gen Xers too timid with money

Millennials are far too young to be thinking about saving money for retirement, or are they? … Full Article


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