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Barclays Center Named '2013 Arena of the Year'

Barclays Center Well... Apparently, not only do Brooklynites live in the greatest city in the nation, but now their neophyte stadium-- Barclays Center-- also is ranked No.

Class-Action Law Suit Charges Black and Hispanic Renters Pay More in Property Taxes Than Some Owners

A new class-action lawsuit filed on Wednesday in state Supreme Court in Manhattan challenges New York City's property tax system, with plaintiffs arguing that blacks and Hispanic renters pay higher taxes than some owners, The Wall Street Journal repo

Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes in City Council, But Councilman Cornegy and a Few Others Express Some Concerns

City Councilmember Robert Cornegy The City Council voted Wednesday 46-5 to pass The Earned Sick Time Expansion Bill, a paid sick leave bill expanded to include businesses with between five and 19 employees.
Simplicity Wine Bar to Host Latin Music Networking Conference in Bed-Stuy

Simplicity Wine Bar to Host Latin Music Networking Conference in Bed-Stuy

Participating in the Latin Music Conference (clockwise) is J-Alva, Lozoneros, El Muchelo, Danny Lugo and many more WHAT: The 2014 Latin Networking Conference: Local press and the Latin music industry's top talent scouts and A&R should all be out

Junior's Wants That Cake, Cake, Cake... Restaurant's Owner Sells to Make Way for High-Rise Condos

Junior's Restaurant in Brooklyn The owners of Junior's Restaurant, an iconic cheesecake bakery located on the corner of Flatbush and Dekalb avenues in Brooklyn, have sold its building to make way for high-rise condos, reported The Daily News .

PACC to Hold 'Storefront Stroll' of Fulton Street for Small Biz Owners

Entrepreneurs!!! Join Pratt Area Community Council for another Rolling Up the Gates Storefront Stroll, and view vacant storefronts for your business! These spaces are located in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill and Bed-Stuy along a busy commercial strip.

New Mommies in Crown Heights Carve Out Their Own Play Space

Maria Sigourney, Marie Clevering and Jessica Alonso, outside the storefront which will be transformed into The Stomping Ground What do you get when you put about a dozen new mothers and their energetic babies into a space the size of a hair salon? Mo

Janine Hausif, Around the Way Girl

Janine Hausif, founder and CEO of "Around The Way" app When Bed-Stuy resident Janine Hausif moved from Maryland to New York City in 2007 to pursue a career in modeling, she never imagined that seven years later, she'd be teaching master classes and a

Job Announcement: Position Available at Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union

The Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Unio n is seeking to fill a position of Part-time Member Services Representative Organization Description Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution with m

New 'Community-Based' Restaurant Opens, Adds Freshness and Flavor to Dekalb Ave

(l to r): Ras Levi, partner; Stefan Fahrer, owner; and caterer Mark Fahrer For the past six months, residents who walk or drive past, no doubt, have noticed it: the construction of what looked to become a swanky new café on Dekalb Ave.