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City's Fiscal Prudence Questioned

Call for New Governance of City's Pension Funds The city's growing pension costs could put a strain on finding money to pay for city services, reports the New York Times in a news analysis story.

New Food Co-op Planned For Bed-Stuy, North Crown Heights

Where in Central Brooklyn straddling Bedford-Stuyvesant and North Crown Heights would you like to see a new food co-op and what types of foods would you like to see being carried there? These were the types of questions organizers from the non-profit

Slave Theater Clash Continues

The former caretaker's son of Bedford-Stuyvesant's Slave Theater stalled the property's new owners from turning the historic site into apartments, reported the Brooklyn Eagle .
Re-Designing Brooklyn, Will's Way

Re-Designing Brooklyn, Will's Way

Builders far and wide have studied and lauded so many of the Brooklyn-based architectural geniuses of the 19 th Century, such as James W.

Real Talk: Would you Live in a Triangle?

995 Washington Ave A 1,000-square-foot triangular-shaped lot at 995 Washington Ave., located between Montgomery Street and Sullivan Place in Crown Heights, sold for $330,000 to a developer going by Washington Ave Dev LLC, according to DNAinfo .

Mandatory Sick Leave Law Takes Effect Today

(l to r) Carlo Scissura, president of Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin campaign outside the subway station at Barclays Center to inform residents about the Paid Sick Leave Law New York City's mandatory sick-l
Brook-Lens: Moshood Celebrates its 20th Year Anniversary

Brook-Lens: Moshood Celebrates its 20th Year Anniversary

Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, Moshood arrived in New York in the early 1980's to make his mark in fashion and design. After years of tireless effort and hard work he opened his boutique in Brooklyn, New York in 1994.
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.