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Brooklyn Records Highest Foreclosure Increase in NYC

Brooklyn Records Highest Foreclosure Increase in NYC

According to a report, Brooklyn recorded 168 foreclosures, an increase of 185% during this time last year
Revel and Dollaride Partner to Bring Electric Commuter Vans to Brooklyn

Revel and Dollaride Partner to Bring Electric Commuter Vans to Brooklyn

As part of the partnership, Revel is providing Dollaride's commuter vehicles with discounted rates and fast charging spaces
Local Cruise Lines to Reduce Emissions and Fund Red Hook Area Improvements as Part of New Deal

Local Cruise Lines to Reduce Emissions and Fund Red Hook Area Improvements as Part of New Deal

The 1.3-million passenger cruise industry boasts a $420 million economic impact for NYC each year.
Council Member Announces New Kid-Friendly Businesses Coming to Bay Ridge

Council Member Announces New Kid-Friendly Businesses Coming to Bay Ridge

School of Rock and Launch Trampoline Park will both be moving into vacant spaces in the neighborhood in the near future.
Ample Hills Creamery and 4 More Eateries Sign Leases at Industry City

Ample Hills Creamery and 4 More Eateries Sign Leases at Industry City

Additions include the Campus’ first-ever full-service restaurant and New York’s first sake brewery.
Owner of Popular Downtown BK Restaurant Grapples With Second Closure in 4 Months

Owner of Popular Downtown BK Restaurant Grapples With Second Closure in 4 Months

Restauranteur Joseph Adewumi shuttered his popular eatery, Amarachi, in June 2023. Three weeks ago, his second venture, Blu Room Bar & Lounge, closed too, but he's not giving up.
Developers to Begin Construction on 23 New Affordable Apartments in Crown Heights

Developers to Begin Construction on 23 New Affordable Apartments in Crown Heights

The $55 million project at 827 Sterling Place will bring 76 new apartments to Crown Heights, including 23 affordable homes.
Office Building Transformed From Brooklyn Sugar Factory Opens

Office Building Transformed From Brooklyn Sugar Factory Opens

The new 15-story office building features a glass dome penthouse, communal workspaces, on-site amenities, retail spaces, and more
These BK Teens Created myNetworkHer Platform to Attract More Girls to STEM

These BK Teens Created myNetworkHer Platform to Attract More Girls to STEM

Local high schoolers wanted to see more women and gender-nonconforming people in the science, technology, engineering and math industries. So, they created a free mentorship platform for students just like them.
New Computer Lab in Brownsville Opens, Providing Free Access to Laptops, Printers, Smart TVs

New Computer Lab in Brownsville Opens, Providing Free Access to Laptops, Printers, Smart TVs

The Brownsville community is celebrating a new computer lab thanks to the NYC Computer Lab Initiative