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

Park Slope: Burger Village Pleases the Palate and the Planet

Burger Village is a Park Sloper’s paradise, bringing to the table healthy and environmentally conscious versions of the classic burger and fries. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce unveils 5-year strategic plan

As another season in the sand and sun draws to a close, business and political leaders from all around New York City’s largest borough gathered in Coney Island on Wednesday to extol everything Brooklyn. … Full Article

Regina Myer introduced as new president of Downtown Brooklyn Partnership at ‘Make it in Brooklyn’ summit

Shifting her focus from the waterfront to downtown, Regina Myer, former president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation, was formally introduced as the new president of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership during the second annual “Make it in Brooklyn” summit at City Point on Wed … Full Article


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