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City-Owned Parking Lot to Become Affordable Housing in Prospect Heights

City-Owned Parking Lot to Become Affordable Housing in Prospect Heights

Department of Housing Preservation and Development selects minority and women-owned business teams to convert a parking lot into housing for low-income, homeless seniors.
Brooklyn's House Sales Median Asking Price Hits $1M: Report

Brooklyn's House Sales Median Asking Price Hits $1M: Report

StreetEasy is reporting that the median asking price rose to $1 million in Brooklyn in July for the first time since 2010.
Mental Health App Built Specifically for Women of Color Wins Brooklyn AI Tech Competition

Mental Health App Built Specifically for Women of Color Wins Brooklyn AI Tech Competition

The app, founded by Brooklyn Heights-based behavioral health coach Colette Ellis, was selected to win a $5,000 prize and in-kind legal services from the Brooklyn Law School.
This BK-Based Key Lime Pie Shop Has a Cult Following. See why!

This BK-Based Key Lime Pie Shop Has a Cult Following. See why!

Cait’s Key Lime pies are tart, salty and punctuated with XOXOs.
Romance Bookstore 'The Ripped Bodice' Opens to Passionate Crowds in Park Slope

Romance Bookstore 'The Ripped Bodice' Opens to Passionate Crowds in Park Slope

The popular Los Angeles-based romance-themed bookstore — known for its commitment to inclusive literature — officially opened its first outpost in Park Slope on Aug. 5 to a crowd of more than 1,000 people.
Chuck Schumer Hails One Millionth Ride from BK's All-Electric Ride-Share Company

Chuck Schumer Hails One Millionth Ride from BK's All-Electric Ride-Share Company

By providing one million electric rides, Revel has offset 4,065,580 pounds of vehicle-based carbon emissions.
BK Startups Vie for $10K in Pitch Sesh Hosted by Bed-Stuy Church and Afrocentric Lifestyle Brand

BK Startups Vie for $10K in Pitch Sesh Hosted by Bed-Stuy Church and Afrocentric Lifestyle Brand

The winning entrepreneur will receive a $10,000 grant and mentorship from Dana Bly, the Brooklyn-born businesswoman behind the Afrocentric lifestyle brand Pardon My Fro. 
Construction Begins on Affordable Housing Complex in Brownsville

Construction Begins on Affordable Housing Complex in Brownsville

The development project will create 232 affordable housing units and an entrepreneurial hub.
Canarsie-based Swimwear Brand Creates Affordable, Sustainable Luxury for All

Canarsie-based Swimwear Brand Creates Affordable, Sustainable Luxury for All

Almost Nude by Nia Nicole champions inclusive and ethically-made swimwear.
VIDEO: A Crown Heights Summer Workshop is Empowering Tomorrow's Innovators Through Digital Literacy

VIDEO: A Crown Heights Summer Workshop is Empowering Tomorrow's Innovators Through Digital Literacy

Through Digital Girl Inc., Brooklyn youth are gaining skills in digital programming and coding.