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Bay Ridge merchants start making plans for ‘Summer Stroll on 3rd’

The super successful Summer Stroll on 3rd is coming back this year. … Full Article

Charter Day celebrates Brooklyn community

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

Business advocate disputes New York's ‘rosy’ economic forecast

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

Veteran-owned companies to get preference in New York state contracts

New York is establishing a program to give preferential treatment to veteran-owned companies when awarding state contracts, Assemblyman Joseph Lentol said. … Full Article

Third Ave. Merchants meet to plan summer stroll events

Vaulting over spring, the Merchants of Third Avenue business group is looking ahead to summer. … Full Article

Levin says budget language change helps homeless

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

New York tax firm mishandled hundreds of thousands of returns, per state audit

ALBANY— A New York state contractor hired to handle paper tax returns cost the state millions in overtime and made mistakes in nearly one quarter of the returns it processed last year, according to a state audit released Wednesday. … Full Article

Sunset Park Passport lets visitors enjoy neighborhood's charm

Sunset Park isn’t a foreign country, but you’ll enjoy it much more if you have a passport. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union VP says NYC’s economy is looking up

The city’s economy is getting a lot better and its growth will strengthen this year, a financial expert is predicting. … Full Article

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