New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer on Monday visited new storefronts along Mermaid Avenue that are being renovated as part of the cit … Full Article
Brooklyn is a bustling hub of 2.5 million people, but nestled within it is Montague Street, a four-block stretch in Brooklyn Heights that has more of a small town feel than most would imagine is possible in this vast borough. … Full Article
Last week the popular Queen Restaurant, founded in 1958 by the late chef Anthony Vitiello, was honored as the 1,000th new member of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce under its President and CEO, Carlo Scissura. … Full Article
SOUTH EDMESTON, N.Y. — Greek yogurt maker Chobani says it will end up with more full-time workers after eliminating fewer than 100 jobs at its upstate New York plant and adding jobs at its nearby headquarters and in New York City. … Full Article
Following a brainstorming session that took place on Monday, plans for the Third Annual Summer Stroll on 3rd are starting to take shape, with store owners on the commercial strip and Bay Ridge community leaders talking about entertaining the crowds with a scavenger hunt, a poetry slam and plenty … Full Article
Borough Park “Chesed” drivers and local politicians were outraged when Taxi & Limousine Officials pulled over one of the company’s volunteer drivers en route transporting cancer patients to a hospital this morning, issuing several tickets and even impounding the vehicle.
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Brooklyn has achieved extraordinary economic growth, including the first increase in the manufacturing sector in several decades, but challenges remain, New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli reported to an audience in Williamsburg today. … Full Article