Business

Fifth Annual Summer Stroll starts July 15

A series of events organized by a leading business group to lure shoppers to one of Bay Ridge’s premiere shopping strips is returning for another go-round this summer. … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard names employment center for Wiltshire

The Brooklyn Navy Yard has honored Albert C. Wiltshire, a veteran of decades of public service, by naming its onsite employment center after him.  … Full Article

DBP and DBAA release cultural policy blueprint for Downtown Brooklyn

On July 6, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance (DBAA) released a first-of-its-kind cultural plan, Culture Forward, to build on Downtown Brooklyn’s … Full Article

Made in NYC hosts Spring Fling at Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator

On Tuesday at the Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, Made in NYC (MINYC) held its first-ever Spring Fling. MINYC is a campaign spearheaded by the Pratt Center for Community Development and funded by the New York City Council, designed to grow manufacturing and jobs in NYC.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union execs plan for ‘unthinkable situations’

Executives at the Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union said they’re not waiting for a terrorist attack or some other disaster to strike in order to prepare for emergencies. … Full Article

Sunset Park BID urges merchants to dump store gates

The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (BID) has been so successful in improving the economic climate on Fifth Avenue that it’s time for members to turn their attention to other matters, according to leaders of the group who want the organization to start a major beautification proje … Full Article

Downtown Brooklyn Partnership to celebrate 10th birthday with free outdoor concert featuring Big Daddy Kane

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) turns 10 this year and is having a party to celebrate. The DBP will host legendary Brooklyn rap royalty Big Daddy Kane plus an exciting lineup including:  … Full Article

Crisis in Small Retail: Hot topic addressed at Brooklyn Chamber forum

In parts of Brooklyn there’s a crisis in small retail which is so vital to the community it serves. … Full Article

New at iconic 16 Court Street: Great coffee, Gregory himself

If Bernie Sanders’ campaign logo seems familiar to you, it might be because it’s remarkably similar to the Gregory’s Coffee logo, ubiquitous for the past 10 years among college students.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge brings back 1960s to attract Baby Boomer shoppers

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 attracting Baby Boomers to shop there. … Full Article

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