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Revel Expands Fast-Charging Electric Vehicle Stalls to Williamsburg and Red Hook

Revel Expands Fast-Charging Electric Vehicle Stalls to Williamsburg and Red Hook

Brooklyn-based rideshare company, Revel, is set to open several new public EV fast charging stations across NYC.
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
Cadman Plaza Park Solicits Applications for a Brand New Cafe

Cadman Plaza Park Solicits Applications for a Brand New Cafe

The Department of Parks and Recreation is now requesting proposals for the development of a new café in Cadman Plaza Park.
Brooklyn's Nurses Plan to Strike for Safe Staffing, Affecting Almost All BK Hospitals

Brooklyn's Nurses Plan to Strike for Safe Staffing, Affecting Almost All BK Hospitals

NYSNA nurses delivered 10-day strike notices at eight hospitals and counting.
Beloved BK Pan-African Restaurant, Amarachi, in a Fight for Its Life

Beloved BK Pan-African Restaurant, Amarachi, in a Fight for Its Life

Amarachi owner Joseph Adewumi says Black-owned restaurants are in "severe crisis mode" and not receiving the support they need to survive the pandemic, as he battles to keep his institution open.
Clothing Retailer Primark Opens New Location at City Point

Clothing Retailer Primark Opens New Location at City Point

The new Brooklyn location will be the store’s third New York-based outlet
Why Red Hook Locals Are so Hooked on Keeping it Local, This Holiday Season

Why Red Hook Locals Are so Hooked on Keeping it Local, This Holiday Season

"Anyone who comes to Red Hook knows that it feels so different from the rest of Brooklyn, from the rest of New York,” said Mary Rose Wiley, a local business owner.
Williamsburg Residents Fight Plans to Install Energy-Saving Lithium Batteries Atop Residential Towers, Citing Fire Risk

Williamsburg Residents Fight Plans to Install Energy-Saving Lithium Batteries Atop Residential Towers, Citing Fire Risk

The pressure to build more battery storage units has led private energy developers in NYC to get creative in a market where real-estate is scarce and expensive.
Exhibition Celebrating NYC’s Street Design Manual Opens on Fordham Campus

Exhibition Celebrating NYC’s Street Design Manual Opens on Fordham Campus

The new edition of Street Design Manual is now, for the first time, an entirely online resource.