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Feb. 18: Brooklyn Black History Maker, Mandy Bowman

Feb. 18: Brooklyn Black History Maker, Mandy Bowman

Mandy Bowman, from Downtown Brooklyn, created an app to revolutionize the #BuyBlack movement.
Taylor & Co. Books Plans to Reflect the Diversity of Ditmas Park

Taylor & Co. Books Plans to Reflect the Diversity of Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park is set to receive their first community bookstore since 1999 and the space is planned to be as diverse as the neighborhood is.
Rustik Tavern Turns 15 and Despite Financial Woes Vows to Keep Going

Rustik Tavern Turns 15 and Despite Financial Woes Vows to Keep Going

Frantz Metellus swapped real estate law to become a restaurant owner 15 years ago, and he's never looked back, even now, as he faces over $500,000 in debt.
Brooklyn's Getting A New, Black-Owned Roller Skating Rink

Brooklyn's Getting A New, Black-Owned Roller Skating Rink

The Roller Wave, a Black-owned pop-up skating rink for all ages, is opening in Atlantic Terminal this weekend.
A Black-Owned Photo Lab Blooms Beneath a Bed-Stuy Flower Shop

A Black-Owned Photo Lab Blooms Beneath a Bed-Stuy Flower Shop

Dominic Ming started Pink Folder Film House out of his grandma's house in East Flatbush in 2017. Today, he runs a full lab and community darkroom under a florist on Fulton Street.
How Slutty Vegan CEO Pinky Cole Created an Unfiltered, Plant-Based Empire

How Slutty Vegan CEO Pinky Cole Created an Unfiltered, Plant-Based Empire

The Slutty Vegan franchise takes plant power to new heights, with a cookbook and a digital think tank that aims to turn entrepreneurs into moguls.
Try Horchata Cold Brew, Bodega Blackout Coffee and More at New, Homegrown Community-Driven Cafe in Bay Ridge

Try Horchata Cold Brew, Bodega Blackout Coffee and More at New, Homegrown Community-Driven Cafe in Bay Ridge

City League Coffee Roasters was started by Dane Demko and his wife, Lindsay, in a Brooklyn garage back in 2018.
Hip Hop Closet: A 25-Year Retail Journey of Music, Style and Community

Hip Hop Closet: A 25-Year Retail Journey of Music, Style and Community

A family-owned business in Brooklyn pays homage to classic hip hop with a modern flair
New Art Gallery "B" Dry Goods Opens

New Art Gallery "B" Dry Goods Opens

"B" Dry Goods offers a unique mix of historical and contemporary art to the primary and secondary art markets of the Crown Heights community.
Rocky Road: BK's Ample Hills Creamery Announces Mass Closures

Rocky Road: BK's Ample Hills Creamery Announces Mass Closures

Brooklyn-based creamery, Ample Hills, announces store closures for its scoop shops this week to preserve cash as it looks for more.