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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Minority and Women Business Owners: Join Us for the Upcoming Brooklyn M/WBE Forum and...

By Gregg Bishop, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services Under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s leadership, the City is committed to ensuring that New York City is the fairest big city in America...

Hey Bay Ridge, You’re Invited to Our Brow Happy Hour!

YOUR BROW WAX IS ON US!* Come join us at European Wax Center Brooklyn - Bay Ridge for a Brow Happy Hour! EWC is the expert in eyebrows, helping everyone achieve Browfection™.    EVENT DETAILS European Wax Center...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Santa Fe Grill Reopens With New Owners, New Name

PARK SLOPE - "When we closed this place, many people cried. It was crazy," Antonio Garcia said as he recalled Santa Fe Grill's final night in September. "People came from everywhere. People were outside,...
Screamer's Pizzeria in Crown Heights at Franklin Ave.

Screamer’s Pizzeria Opens Second Vegan Location – In Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS — The second installment of Screamer's Pizzeria opened in Crown Heights last month, fueling what they call a 1,500 slice-a-day craving for their plant-based pizza. The pizzeria at 685 Franklin Avenue at the corner of Prospect Place replaces Rosco's Pizza which closed...

City Council Passes Awnings Act, What You Need To Know If You Have A...

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal's Awnings Act overwhelmingly passed the City Council Wednesday, providing relief to small businesses throughout Brooklyn, especially Sunset Park, Ditmas Park, and Bay Ridge. 46 council members voted for the bill, including...

Soda Bar Wants To DJ Legally

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — The Vanderbilt Avenue hot spot Soda Bar is looking to bring in a DJ on the weekends, but a couple of neighbors say, "Not so Fast." Owner Galina Sokolova of Soda Bar, located at 629...

Brooklyn’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens

PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Brooklyn's first licensed medical cannabis dispensary, Citiva, officially opened for business at 202 Flatbush Avenue on Sunday, December 30. "The store is designed to provide the most patient-friendly experience possible," Carlos Perea,...

Wegmans Hiring For Fall 2019 Debut At Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - Recruiting and training has begun in preparation for the long-anticipated opening of Wegmans at the Brooklyn Navy Yard this fall. Located at 21 Flushing Avenue in the Admiral's Row development on...
Jeremy Stratton shaking up one of his signature cocktails at Bar Bayeux located at 1066 Nostrand Avenue (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Bar Bayeux Comes To PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN — PLG has a new sultry cocktail bar and it's called Bar Bayeux — a spin on the Bayeux Tapestry, an 11th-century English tapestry depicting events that led to the Battle of Hastings in...

Mailboxes On 5th Will Remain Open Following Death Of Business Owner

PARK SLOPE - George de Boissiere, the owner of longtime mail service shop, Mailboxes on 5th, passed away recently. Though details surrounding his death have not been made public, family members have announced that...

Talde Brooklyn Closes As Top Chef Star’s Restaurant Group Dissolves

PARK SLOPE - Following up on a reader's Tweet that Talde Brooklyn was closed on Wednesday, January 2, and the restaurant's social media accounts deleted, Bklyner reached out to Three Kings Restaurant Group which owns...
styrofoam ban

Citywide Ban On Styrofoam Now In Effect

GOWANUS - The city's styrofoam ban went into effect Tuesday, January 1, 2019, a law reaching as far back as 2007 with fourth and fifth graders from Brooklyn leading the charge. Students from PS 15...

More Bay Ridge Closings & A Retail Save

BAY RIDGE — Retailers continue to shutter in Southern Brooklyn and some of the more recent closings come after businesses have been in around for decades. Here are the latest additions to what has become a...

Lander’s Bill To Ban the Sale of Cigarettes In Pharmacies Goes Into Effect January...

PARK SLOPE - Brad Lander will take another victory lap for his anti-smoking legislation, this time as the bill to prohibit the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products at pharmacies goes into effect...
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