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Ninth annual Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint benefits local nonprofits

North Brooklyn’s ninth annual Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint on Sunday was so successful, it had vendors scrambling well before its afternoon finale.  … Full Article

When a business arrives, what does it owe the neighbors?

When a powerful company arrives in a neighborhood to construct a new building or set up shop, what does it owe the community? Can these new investors bring useful amenities rather than merely displacement of the current residents? … Full Article

Creative crafters show off their goods at Greenpointers Indie Market

In conjunction with the TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint food festival this past Sunday, another great event -- the Greenpointers Indie Makers Market -- took place next door … Full Article

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

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