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Photos: The Womeneur Pre-Launch event.

Photos: The Womeneur Pre-Launch event.

Sharon Beason, founder of Womeneur at the pre-launch event in Brooklyn, March 28, 2015 Womeneur™, an online platform to connect, enlighten and empower female business owners, entrepreneurs and progressive women to elevate their personal and professio

Applications Open for Affordable Green Condos in Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Condos at Navy Green have opened their applications for purchase of newly construct, affordable green condos, located at 8 Vanderbilt Ave, in the Brooklyn Navy Yard section of Fort Greene/Clinton Hill.
Photos: Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Launches in Kings County

Photos: Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce Launches in Kings County

(l to r) Rudolfo Cano, Outreach Specialist Fidelis Care New York; Bryant Barnett, LIAACC Queens Director; Sharon Davis, LIAACC Vice President; LaShawn Allen Muhammad, LIAACC Brooklyn Director; Phil Andrews, LIAACC President; John L.

So Fresh, So Fly, Sew Fab!

Lesley Ware Photo: Kalidaskope Bridgewater and Ashley Naomi Sew Fab coverart: Sabine Pieper When Bed-Stuy resident Lesley Ware left her full-time job at Girl Scouts national headquarters in New York City in 2011, she began to play the field: she trie
Pssst... Starbucks Coming to Myrtle Avenue!

Pssst... Starbucks Coming to Myrtle Avenue!

The Brooklyn Reader just heard from a little birdie that Myrtle Avenue is about to receive the king of all coffee shops, the motherload of expensive espresso, the official rubberstamp of gentrification: Starbucks Coffee.

Whose Street? Our Street!

Aifuwa Ehigiator and Clyon Jackson, founders of "Our Street" One of the greatest modern threats facing New Yorkers today is the rapidly shrinking stock of affordable housing.
Womeneur, a Platform to Celebrate Local Female Business Owners, Prepares for Launch

Womeneur, a Platform to Celebrate Local Female Business Owners, Prepares for Launch

According to the Center for Women's Business Research, women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States; they employ 19.1 million workers--that's one in every seven employees; and their businesses account for $2.5 trillion in sales.
Fresh Fanatic and Body by Brooklyn Partner for 'Spa Day' on Park Ave

Fresh Fanatic and Body by Brooklyn Partner for 'Spa Day' on Park Ave

Who can say "no" to a $30 spa day on Park Avenue (in Brooklyn), featuring some of the finest Turkish spa amenities, followed by an array of catered, locally sourced, fresh, organic food? On Wednesday April 1, Fresh Fanatic organic food store will cel

Free Tax Preparation

Thousands of New Yorkers are missing out on tax credits Thousands of New Yorkers-- approximately one in five-- ?are missing out on up to $10,000 in tax credits, like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other related credits, such as Child Care Ta

African-American Chamber of Commerce Set to Launch for First Time in Kings County

LIAACC President Phil Andrews addresses business owners at LIAACC's launch in Long Island On Wednesday, March 25, at Brooklyn Borough Hall, the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.