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New Target stores planned for Kings Highway worry small businesses

Target announced on Wednesday that it plans on opening a small-format urban store in 2020 at the corner of Kings Highway and Foster Avenue in East Flatbush,  … Full Article

TerraCRG’s Ofer Cohen appointed chairman of Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

The board of directors for the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership unanimously elected Ofer Cohen, founder and CEO of Brooklyn-based commercial brokerage firm TerraCRG, as their new chairman. … Full Article

Starbucks raising price of a brewed coffee in most US stores

That Starbucks habit just got a little more expensive. Starbucks says it’s raising the price of a regular drip coffee by 10 cents to 20 cents this week in most U.S. stores. It says a small brewed coffee is now $1.95 to $2.15 in a majority of locations. … Full Article

Jane’s Motorcycles in Williamsburg is not your typical biker shop

Only in Williamsburg would a store sell motorcycles, coffee and clothing all in one. … Full Article

Neptune/Sixth retail center opens for business in Coney Island

A new commercial building recently opened in Coney Island with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a bold prediction by the developer that the building will become an important hub for the community. … Full Article

J. Crew announces second Brooklyn store in DUMBO

J.Crew, the well-known clothing retailer, has announced that it will be opening its second Brooklyn store at Empire Stores in DUMBO, in addition to its current store in Williamsburg, by this year’s holiday season. … Full Article

Armando’s, Montague St. fixture for 82 years, closes after building sold

Armando’s Restaurant and Bar, Brooklyn Heights’ classic Italian restaurant, has closed its doors after almost 82 years of business. … Full Article

Rooftop office tower on the rise over Brooklyn Macy’s

A 10-story rooftop office tower is being added to the oldest part of Macy’s Brooklyn store at 418 Fulton St. … Full Article

Outgoing Brooklyn Chamber President Andrew Hoan looks back at his achievements

Chamber of Commerce President Andrew Hoan ended his two-year term in classic Brooklyn style Thursday with a stop at the North Brooklyn Chamber’s venerable Greenpoint Trailer — where he received (what else?) a bottle of Brooklyn Winery Merlot from North Brooklyn Chamber President Paul Samulski. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library launches annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition

The Brooklyn Public Library’s 15th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition will allow entrepreneurs to compete for $41,000, the highest cash prize total ever awarded in the competition. And this year’s top winner will receive $20,000 for their entrepreneurial skills. … Full Article

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