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Bay Ridge’s Third Avenue looked like Haight-Ashbury circa 1967 on Tuesday as a group of civic leaders turned back the clock on the shopping thoroughfare for a special event aimed at attractin … Full Article

Sweet'N Low to end Brooklyn production after nearly 60 years

For almost 60 years, tiny pink packets of Sweet'N Low have flowed, millions upon millions, from Cumberland Packing Corp., the Brooklyn company where the sugar substitute was first created. … Full Article

Sunset Park BID says new app will help boost business

A forward-thinking business group that provided free WiFi to Sunset Park’s Fifth Avenue is now working on the development of an app that leaders said will help merchants attract customers. … Full Article

Aidala stars in Chamber of Commerce Winter Gala

Arthur Aidala, the honoree and “Man for All Seasons” at the Winter Gala of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, proved beyond a doubt that he is “Brooklyn through and through.” He still lives on the same Bay Ridge block where his father Louis taught him how to ride a bicycle when he was a chil … Full Article

Third Avenue Merchants collect toys for soldiers’ children

“The generosity of this community is amazing!” Col. Joseph Davidson, commander of the U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn business owners balk at Obamacare

From Dyker Heights to Park Slope, owners of small businesses all over Brooklyn are saying that they’re shelling out so much money for health insurance these days, it’s making them sick. … Full Article

Red Hook’s working waterfront, home to boats … and goats

Red Hook’s GBX-Gowanus Bay Terminal is about as industrial a setting you’ll find in New York City’s urban environment. The terminal is home to deep water marine docks, fuel companies, slag and scrap metal processors, a shipping depot -- and goats. … Full Article

Chamber On-the-Go expands citywide

An innovative program developed by Councilmember Robert Cornegy Jr. to have financial experts in a van visit different neighborhoods in the borough to answer questions from business owners is expanding citywide, officials announced. … Full Article

Montague Street celebrates the true spirit season with Drop Shop Experience Taste

Brooklyn Heights will kick off a season of giving with DROP SHOP EXPERIENCE TASTE, a new program that invites New Yorkers to explore restaurants, shops and businesses along Montague Street and while patronizing the businesses, donate new and gently worn hats, gloves and scarves in designated DROP … Full Article

Closure of Waldbaum’s worries Bensonhurst residents

With less than a week to go before Thanksgiving, thousands of Bensonhurst shoppers are scrambling to find alternative places to buy the turkey and trimmings now that their local Waldbaum’s Supermarket has closed for good. … Full Article

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