City opens Workforce1 Sandy Recovery Career Center in Coney Island

Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations (HRO) Amy Peterson, and New York City Council Member Mark Treyger, today announced the opening of a new Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Career Center, located at … Full Article

In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals like Airbnb

From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms. … Full Article

Economic development chief Kyle Kimball stepping down

The president of the Economic Development Corporation has announced plans to step down this summer.
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BP Adams announces challenge to tackle Brooklyn's consumer debt crisis

Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced a borough-wide challenge to tackle the borough’s consumer debt crisis at the launch of his second annual Brooklyn Financial Education Empowerment Month, which he officially proclaimed for the month of April; next month is nationally recogn … Full Article

Barclays Center adds BAM, BET presidents to Brooklyn advisory board

After a successful launch to its Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board last December, Barclays Center has expanded the elite group with the following industry leaders in sports, entertainment, and media, as well as a major entertainment personality:  … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber launches first Open Venues Week highlighting borough's best event spaces

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has announced the launch of the first-ever Open Venues BK Week.   … Full Article

Industry City owners investing $1 billion in complex

The owners of Industry City are pumping $1 billion into the 16-building complex on the Sunset Park waterfront with an eye toward transforming the site into a hub of innovation and manufacturing businesses over the next 12 years, according to an ambitious plan unveiled Monday. … Full Article

Small businesses “cautiously optimistic,” says TD Bank survey

New York City small business owners, including those in Brooklyn, have a more positive outlook on their business prospects in 2015 than they did in 2014, according to TD Bank’s second annual Small Business Pulse Check. … Full Article

Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal. … Full Article


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