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How a Brooklyn giving circle sets a trend in charity

ALLINBKLYN, a women’s philanthropic initiative, doesn’t just write checks and wish people well. … Full Article

Brooklyn urban farmer Kimbal Musk talks food, deflects his brother Elon Musk's bad press

While one Musk was on the verge of announcing the first private passenger to travel to the moon while separately fending off a lawsuit accusing him of defaming a British diver, another Musk was talking about growing basil plants at an indoor garden in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Could a Park Slope entrepreneur pose a threat to Amazon?

Brooklynites, it might be time to think twice about renewing your Amazon Prime subscription. Brooklyn entrepreneur and former vice president of Liberty Cable Peter Price is creating an e-commerce and next-day delivery service called EMain that starts on Sept. … Full Article

Are Bird scooters coming to Brooklyn?

Over 30 cities are already using Bird, the dockless, electric, rideshare scooter system that has a new vision for urban transportation. New York City, its streets already flooded with a slew of different transportation options, has resisted jumping on board, until now — maybe. … Full Article

Seltzer company’s Williamsburg bike giveaway seen as chaotic

An attempt by Brooklyn beverage bottler Spiked Seltzer to hand out free bicycles to Brooklyn residents in advance of the upcoming L-Train shutdown was very disorganized, according to the  … Full Article

SpikedSeltzer wants to heLp, with bike giveaways to those impacted by L-Train shutdown

SpikedSeltzer, a company that makes exactly what its name suggests (alcoholic carbonated beverages) wants to come to the rescue of those facing the imminent L-Train shutdown. … Full Article

A Bushwick-based venture capital fund with $50 million to spend talks about blockchain

While the value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin has been notoriously volatile, the growth of mainstream interest in developing applications for the underlying blockchain technology has been much steadier. … Full Article

Greenpoint’s newest coffee shop has three wheels

Coffee is everywhere in Brooklyn — cafes, restaurants, delis — but one couple has found a new way to successfully sell a cup of joe. … Full Article

How the clampdown on Uber affects Brooklyn

City Hall chambers were overflowing Wednesday afternoon as City Council members voted overwhelmingly to pass a package of five bills to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing companies, making New York the first large U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn growth fuels NYC’s economic expansion

New York City’s economic expansion during the past three years has been fueled by gains in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens, according to a series of reports issued by the state Comptroller’s Office during the past few months.  … Full Article

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