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Register Now for Upcoming Employment Screening, Job Opportunities at Restoration!

Register Now for Upcoming Employment Screening, Job Opportunities at Restoration!

The Economic Solution Center at Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration is inviting the residents of Central Brooklyn out for a tremendous employment opportunity.

Real Talk: New Report Shows Brooklyn Leads the Five Boroughs in Investment Property Sales

Brooklyn Brooklyn is leading the city so far in the first half of the year in total investment property sales, with 884 sales-- a 38 percent increase over last year at this same time and nearly twice the number of investment property sales in the cit

NY Unemployment Rate Drops for 19th Consecutive Month

Unemployment in New York dropped slightly to 6.6 percent, the 19th consecutive month in which the jobless rate has declined, with private-sector jobs increasing 0.3 percent, Gannett Albany reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Flyer Campaigners at Atlantic Terminal to Announce Start of Paid Sick Leave Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio Joins Flyer Campaigners at Atlantic Terminal to Announce Start of Paid Sick Leave Law

Paid Sick Leave advocates and activists were out at over 150 subway stations across the city early this morning on a flyer campaigning to remind employees of their rights granted in the new Paid Sick Leave bill that goes into effect on July 30.

$182 Million Citibank Settlement for Subprime Mortgages to Provide 'Consumer Relief' for Struggling NY'ers

Eric Schneiderman New York will get $182 million in a national settlement with Citigroup resulting from an investigation into risky subprime mortgages that helped lead to the Great Recession, announced State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

New Prominis Medical Center Opens in Bed-Stuy

The healthcare clinic located at 443 Dekalb Avenue between Classon and Taaffe Place has re-opened as Prominis Medical Center.
Google Offers to Pay for ?Thousands? of Women and Minorities Interested in Learning How to Code

Google Offers to Pay for ?Thousands? of Women and Minorities Interested in Learning How to Code

Gregg Pollack, CEO of the Code School At a women in technology panel that closed out the Google I/O 2014, Google's annual developers' conference in San Francisco, the tech giant announced that will pay for "thousands" of women and minorities interest

Real Talk: Australian Firm Buying up Bed-Stuy, Crown Heights?

22 Arlington Place broke Bed-Stuy record last week, selling for $2,250,000 Brooklyn's definitely for sale on the international market, it seems. And it's not just Israel, Germany and China opening their purse straps.

Study Shows Raising Minimum Wage Would Have Biggest Impact in Brooklyn

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows that raising the city's minimum wage to $13.13 an hour would generate $6 billion per year in new wages, giving 1.

Sweet Lee's Desserts Opens on Ralph Ave

Raymond Williams, owner and head baker at Sweet Lee's Desserts Raymond Williams left Brooklyn more than four decades ago to study marketing at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.