Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to give small business owners a break on fines is an important recognition by City Hall that mom and pop stores help drive the city’s economy, said Carlo Scissura, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. … Full Article
Businesses and organizations that want to show that New York City is their domain can start applying for a ".nyc" web address, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
It's the first phase in launching the new ".nyc" domain, which has been in the works since last year. … Full Article
St. Francis College will recognize Brooklyn’s business and nonprofit leaders as well as its top students, faculty and staff during the College’s 130th Charter Day convocation on Friday at 3 p.m. in the College’s Founders Hall (180 Remsen St.) … Full Article
Take one at the new television commercial touting New York State’s positive business climate, a spot that boasts about corporations moving here that don’t have to pay taxes for 10 years and you’ll think the economy is on the upswing, said Mike Durant, state director of the National Federation of … Full Article
It was a simple act, but a move by Governor Andrew Cuomo to remove wording from the state budget before the budget was enacted last week will have a positive effect on the city’s effort to help homeless families, according to Councilman Stephen Levin. … Full Article