Business

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

New restaurant to open at Yellow Hook Grille site

When the Yellow Hook Grille closed its doors for good in April, Bay Ridge business leaders lamented the loss of the popular bar-restaurant on Third Avenue. But a new eatery is set to open up at the site, according to a real estate firm. … Full Article

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

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