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Monday, February 18, 2019

Brutal January Continues as Vice Announces Layoffs

Earlier today The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that "around 250 jobs are expected to be cut" as Vice, the Brooklyn Headquartered media company that employs 2,500, "reduces redundancies internationally and reorients to focus on growth areas...

Nightlife Is Thriving In Brooklyn, But Pay Is Less Than In Queens

Old-timers may lament the death of New York nightlife, however, those reports are, perhaps, just a bit, exaggerated. While Manhattan still dominates the industry, Brooklyn and Queens are growing into destinations of their own,...

Shutdown Halts Rebuilding Together NYC

CONEY ISLAND - Low-income Coney Island homeowners still recovering from Superstorm Sandy are feeling the wrath of what is now the longest U.S. government shutdown in history that started on December 22, 2018. Rebuilding Together...

A New Plan For The North Brooklyn Industrial Zone, But With Concrete Answers To...

This week, representatives from the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) visited North Brooklyn's Community Board 1 to talk over their bold vision for creating jobs through zoning changes to the North Brooklyn Industrial...

Stocked Burger Is Opening in Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS — After an electrical fire in 2016 shuttered their Vanderbilt Avenue business for 14 months, owners of Stocked Cafe, Matthew Fulton and Lesley Covitz were filled with emotion over the overwhelming...

Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education project: a multi-million dollar...

Target is hiring – 110 positions to fill at the new Midwood Store, opening...

MIDWOOD - If you are looking for a job, Target is hiring for the new store it is opening ahead of schedule on November 11 at 1715 East 13th Street, just off Kings Highway. “All of our store...

You Don’t Have to Go Far to Get Far. The Continuing Studies Center at...

Downtown Brooklyn - Transition to the career you want while keeping the job you have. From Back-End Programming to Solar PV to Green Roof Installation, you’ll find a world of possibilities in your own...

Brooklyn Navy Yard Breaks Ground On New Manufacturing Hub & Parking Garage

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - The Brooklyn Navy Yard broke ground Wednesday at 399 Sands Street, a new building that will feature a four-story parking garage and five floors of manufacturing and creative space. As part...

Two New Target Stores Coming to Kings Highway in Next Two Years

MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH -- Target announced today that they will be opening another of their small-format urban stores at the corner of Kings Highway and Foster Avenue in East Flatbush, where Kristal Auto Mall used...

Got Older Relatives In Nassau County? Brooklyn Task Service Umbrella Is There Too!

Last month, we interviewed Sam Gerstenzang, the co-founder of Umbrella, a service aimed at providing affordable, friendly help with everyday tasks to Brooklyn seniors. Gerstenzang mentioned that they recently expanded from Brooklyn to Nassau...

New York City Economic Development Corporation Looking To Help Diverse Vendors Access Public Projects

Since taking office in 2014, Mayor de Blasio has made diversity a central focus of his administration. There have been diversity initiatives in agencies ranging from the Department of Cultural Affairs to the Department...

Brooklyn Arts Exchange | BAX Seeks New Executive Director

PARK SLOPE - Performing arts facility, Brooklyn Arts Exchange (BAX), is currently seeking a new Executive Artistic Director following the March 25 announcement by its Founding Executive Director, Marya Warshaw, that she will retire...

Jumaane Williams On Running For Lieutenant Governor And Being a Powerful Activist

FLATBUSH - Jumaane Williams, representing the 45th City Council district, is quite hopeful that he'll become the next lieutenant governor of New York. Williams officially announced his candidacy for lieutenant governor in the last week of...

Bed-Stuy’s First Starbucks Prioritizes Job Training, Community Space

BED-STUY -Starbucks, often seen as synonymous with corporate expansion and gentrification, is coming to Bed-Stuy—and so far, it's being welcomed with open arms. The global coffee chain is bringing its first location to Bedford-Stuyvesant,...
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