Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce gathers along the banks of the East River

 In centuries past people offered thanks for the end of foul, destructive weather cycles by killing a prize bull or an exceptionally fine ram—some cultures even went so far as to offer a human sacrifice to appease capricious gods and promote a more productive climate. … Full Article

Greenpoint: The Best Vacuums at MTV Super Sound Wholesale & Retail

MTV Super Sound Wholesale & Retail 747 Manhattan Avenue … Full Article

Having a conflict? New company aims to resolve it

The most important communication skill is the ability to listen. That’s one of the things Sara Steinweiss tries to get across to clients who hire her new firm, Conflict Resolution Systems LLC. … Full Article

Miracle on Fulton Street: Fate of Brooklyn’s Macy’s stores remains uncertain

Macy’s has announced that it will be closing 100 of its 675 department stores across the country, with most set to close by early next year.  Macy’s has already closed 90 stores over the past six years and has only opened 13 new ones. … Full Article

Rocco’s Calamari closes after 35 years

A family-owned Italian restaurant in Dyker Heights that served delicious pasta to everyone from movie stars to moving men has closed its doors for good, the owners announced on Aug. 9. … Full Article

NYU teaches veterans how to start a business

Military veterans are getting valuable tips on how to start their own businesses as part of a unique program offered by New York University (NYU) that is being championed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and lawmakers like state Assemblymembers Joe Lentol and Nicole Malliotakis. … Full Article

Cuomo signs law to allow daily fantasy sports in New York

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday to allow the resumption of daily fantasy sports in New York. … Full Article

Online finance school opens branch in downtown Brooklyn

A school that teaches students financial literacy and investment strategies is investing in Downtown Brooklyn. The Online Trading Academy has opened a new education center at 2 Hanson Place, across the street from Barclays Center. … Full Article

Del Rio Diner closing after 40 years

An iconic Southwest Brooklyn restaurant that has been a popular dining spot for 40 years is preparing to serve its last meal. … Full Article


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