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  … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard names new COO and Executive VP

The Brooklyn Navy Yard today announced the appointment of Michael Kelly to the role of chief operating officer and executive vice president. … Full Article

Forest City Ratner in Brooklyn: A real estate pioneer on the way out?

Well before Brooklyn became a brand or was reshaped by Bloomberg-era rezonings, Bruce Ratner had a vision for what it could be. … Full Article

Hoan to leave Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

Andrew Hoan, who took the helm as president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in December 2016, plans to leave the post in May, the Chamber announced on Friday. … Full Article

An Evaluation: ‘The Business of Brooklyn’ at The Brooklyn Historical Society

Who knew that Brooklyn was the hub of the New York City’s commercial enterprise? The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce knew it and supported Brooklyn’s businesses for a hundred years. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber and Brooklyn Historical Society launch ‘The Business of Brooklyn’

It was a grand, grand opening for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) and the Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS) new “The Business of Brooklyn” exhibit at 128 Pierrepont St. on Thursday. … Full Article

It Was Invented Here: A brief history of business in Brooklyn

Brillo pads, Benjamin Moore paint, Bazooka gum, Gretsch guitars, Twizzlers licorice, Mack trucks, Domino sugar, Kickstarter. If you’re a Brooklynite, you’ve probably already guessed what these things have in common: they were either invented or made right here in Kings County. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce's 100 Year Plan includes cyber hub at Fort Hamilton

The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton could become a hub of technology and innovation if a proposal by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce (BCC) eventually becomes reality. … Full Article

Brooklyn Roasting Company stages VIP tour of their Navy Yard headquarters

“We wanted to take the opportunity to share with the wider community,” Brooklyn Roasting Company (BRC) director of sales Daniel Finn declared, guiding newly arrived guests indoors, where relief from biting chill winds was offered in the form of steaming cups of coffee brewed from an array of prem … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Centennial Gala dazzles

The time was just past 5 pm.. on a drizzly Saturday evening. Everyone gathered on the Downtown Brooklyn Marriott’s 36th floor on Feb. 10 for a VIP reception that would precede the night’s main event. Nor was VIP used lightly here. … Full Article


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