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Flatbush's Caribbean Hub Gets a Refresh, with Grand Opening of Caton Flats

Flatbush's Caribbean Hub Gets a Refresh, with Grand Opening of Caton Flats

The project includes 100 percent affordable housing, a business accelerator for local entrepreneurs and a revitalized Flatbush Central Caribbean Marketplace
Mastercard, the New York Yankees Announce Small Business $10K Home Team Advantage Grant

Mastercard, the New York Yankees Announce Small Business $10K Home Team Advantage Grant

The Yankees will provide select qualified winners with additional prizes and promotional opportunities including in-stadium signage, social media shoutouts and more
New York State Reports 27,500 Private Sector Jobs Added in March

New York State Reports 27,500 Private Sector Jobs Added in March

The unemployment rate is slowly decreasing-- and at a faster rate than the rest of the country-- as New York recovers from the pandemic
Director Spike Lee Debuts First NFTs, Featuring Sneakerhead Character, Mars Blackmon

Director Spike Lee Debuts First NFTs, Featuring Sneakerhead Character, Mars Blackmon

The Academy Award-winning Director Spike Lee played a "sneakerhead" named Mars Blackmon in his iconic 1986 first feature film "She’s Gotta Have It."
Clean Energy Grids Come to BK to Prevent Blackouts, Provide Sustainable Power

Clean Energy Grids Come to BK to Prevent Blackouts, Provide Sustainable Power

The new $12 million facility will bolster the local network with 20 megawatt-hours of renewable energy; provide emergency power in the event of an outage; and more.
Brooklyn, Here's Where to Get Your Taxes Done for Free

Brooklyn, Here's Where to Get Your Taxes Done for Free

Tax refunds are often the single largest check many low income households receive all year, Food Bank for NYC says.
Dumbo Market Opens Second Location in Boerum Hill

Dumbo Market Opens Second Location in Boerum Hill

Dumbo Market will be bringing its large selection of organic and specialty items to shoppers in Boerum Hill with the opening of its second location.
Four 20-Story Developments Planned for Underinvested Broadway Junction Face Community Backlash

Four 20-Story Developments Planned for Underinvested Broadway Junction Face Community Backlash

Totem Group has introduced plans for the high-rise towers and has promised it would provide affordable and senior housing. However, not everyone in the community is buying it.
New York Embroidery Studio to Make PPE for Health Care Workers Out of Brooklyn Army Terminal

New York Embroidery Studio to Make PPE for Health Care Workers Out of Brooklyn Army Terminal

The manufacturer will take over a new lease at the army terminal and create more than 500 on-site jobs
Majority of BK Small Businesses Continued to Lose Income in 2021, Are Struggling to Recover From Pandemic: Report

Majority of BK Small Businesses Continued to Lose Income in 2021, Are Struggling to Recover From Pandemic: Report

Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce surveyed 185 small business owners to find out how they were faring two years after the pandemic shutdown