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On Monday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted a special neighborhood edition of Brooklyn Newsmakers event series welcoming Commissioner Julie Menin to Brooklyn Bowl. … Full Article

Scissura gets set for new job at NY Building Congress

Carlo Scissura, who announced last week that he is leaving the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to become president and CEO of the New York Building Congress, said he is looking forward to his new job for many reasons — not the least of which is the fact that he admires the role the construction indu … Full Article

Scissura looks back at four years as Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce president

Carlo Scissura, who has served as president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce since 2012, confirmed to the Brooklyn Eagle on Wednesday that he is leaving his job to take a post as the president of the New York City Building Congress. … Full Article
Chinese province wants to rebrand, Brooklyn style

Chinese province wants to rebrand, Brooklyn style

Roughly 20 representatives from China’s Guizhou Province met with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Monday to learn how Brooklyn created its world-recognized brand. … Full Article

NY mortgage customers may be owed refunds after state fines PHH Home Loans $28M

One of the nation’s largest mortgage companies, along with a subsidiary, was slapped with a $28 million fine for violating state and federal laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn hair stylist starts beauty school for impoverished Indian girls

When Brooklyn resident Heather Packer heard Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s question, “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” her answer was to go to Rishikesh, India and teach impoverished young women how to be hair stylists and entrepreneurs. … Full Article

Park Slope: A Buffet of Breakfast Options at Grand Canyon Diner

Grand Canyon Diner’s new breakfast menu creates a flavor force to be reckoned with. Challah french toast, fluffy, fresh-off-the-griddle pancakes, and crisp waffles drizzled with butter and syrup easily satisfy sweet-toothed breakfasters. … Full Article

Park Slope: The Music Goes On at BK9’s Jazz Mondays

The lively tunes that brighten up the reclaimed church space of BK9 each weekend are playing an encore every Monday night! … Full Article

Red Hook: Mex Carroll’s Diner: Bold, Bright Breakfast Flavor

Breakfast is on at Mex Carroll’s Diner! … Full Article

City sends out plastic bag warnings to merchants before ban

The Department of Sanitation has started sending out its first official notices to store owners around the city notifying them of the coming implementation of the new law mandating a five-cent per bag fee for plastic bags, according to a supermarket manager who is upset at the rule change. … Full Article

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