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Brooklyn Startup Vontélle Sets Style and Vision For Eyewear

Brooklyn Startup Vontélle Sets Style and Vision For Eyewear

Design inspiration for the glasses come from all over Brooklyn, including Brownsville, Prospect Heights and Flatbush.
Why Hate Math? Learn to Love it in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Why Hate Math? Learn to Love it in Bedford-Stuyvesant

The family-owned education business opened their first location in September of last year with the goal of helping struggling students learn mathematics in a fun and inviting atmosphere.
New Yorkers Paid Over $10K in Upfront Costs For New Apartments in 2023

New Yorkers Paid Over $10K in Upfront Costs For New Apartments in 2023

StreetEasy said these skyrocketing costs are causing a 'lock-in effect' preventing renters from being able to leave their current apartments.
Local Teens Unfazed by Chaperone Policy at Atlantic Terminal Mall

Local Teens Unfazed by Chaperone Policy at Atlantic Terminal Mall

Teenagers are no longer welcome inside Target and the Atlantic Terminal Mall unless they are chaperoned by an adult during the weekday.
Brooklyn Cannabis Organization Launches Business Education Program

Brooklyn Cannabis Organization Launches Business Education Program

As part of its Bridging the Brand Initiative, Cannaware is offering a free 10-week webinar series that teaches entrepreneurs about the cannabis industry
City Falls Short on Contracts With Minority, Women-Owned Biz

City Falls Short on Contracts With Minority, Women-Owned Biz

NYC Comptroller's Report says just 5.3% of overall contract value went to M/WBEs in 2023.
Unwrap Valentine's Day Love With These Black-Owned Businesses

Unwrap Valentine's Day Love With These Black-Owned Businesses

Shop small and local on Valentine’s Day.
New Foodtown Opens in Bushwick

New Foodtown Opens in Bushwick

A 15,000-square-foot Foodtown opened at 54 Noll Street in Bushwick.
Greenpoint's She Wolf Bakery Workers Latest to Unionize

Greenpoint's She Wolf Bakery Workers Latest to Unionize

The bakers filed paperwork with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union on Thursday.
Meet The Momma Helping Women Reclaim Childbirth

Meet The Momma Helping Women Reclaim Childbirth

Latham Thomas is on a mission to provide wellness, education and support for women on their childbearing continuum.