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Monday, April 22, 2019

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

Openings & Closings: Thai, Ice Cream, Wine & A Few Goodbyes

There's been lots of activity during the first quarter of 2019, with new businesses opening up, a couple of shops moving into new homes, and a few closing down. See our roundup below and...

As Bay Ridge Frets About Vacant Businesses, Officials Search for Answers

BAY RIDGE – Last December, City Councilmember Justin Brannan wrote an Op-Ed giving voice to widespread concern in his district, which covers Bay Ridge, Bath Beach and parts of Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. “There are...

After 50 Years, The Clay Pot Is Leaving 7th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - Popular gift shop and neighborhood fixture, The Clay Pot, will be shuttering next month after 50 years on 7th Avenue. Waning sales—due to online shopping—and rising property taxes are the primary reasons...

beauty + design + value: The ABC Carpet & Home Brooklyn Outlet Sale

Join abc carpet & home in celebration as they officially launch the abc carpet & home outlet in Industry City, Brooklyn. Shop the Outlet Sale for 5 days only, starting Thursday, February 14th, exclusively in...

Park Slope Openings & Closings: Goodbye Goorin Bros., Libra, And Lou For Girls

PARK SLOPE - Here is a list of some businesses that are closing or opening up in the area. The neighborhood is losing two kids-centric shops but gaining a place to look after local...

Brannan Calls For Investigation, Suggests DOB Employee May Be Connected to Awning Scandal

BAY RIDGE — City Councilman Justin Brannan sent a letter to the Department of Investigations suggesting an employee within the agency is behind the city-wide sign and awning scandal, according to documents Bklyner obtained. The letter...

Made-To-Measure Menswear Shop Opens In Former BookCourt Space

COBBLE HILL - Custom menswear shop Indochino opened on Friday, January 18, in the Court Street storefront previously occupied by BookCourt for 35 years. The storefront at 161 Court Street (between Dean and Pacific Streets) has been transformed...

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...

Espinal’s Signage Bill Finalized With Vote Expected Next Week

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal's bill to provide relief from the signage crisis sweeping the city has been finalized, his office said Thursday. Espinal introduced the Awnings Act to combat onerous signage fees earlier this year,...

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed - kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many...

Rae Closing On Court Street After 32 Years

CARROLL GARDENS - A pioneering clothing boutique will be closing on Court Street at the end of the year, much to the disappointment of neighbors and longtime loyal customers. Raina Passo opened Try Rae's First...

1640 Flatbush Avenue Proposal Heading To CB 14 on Monday

Community Board 14 spent over an hour at their December 5 hearing discussing the proposed 13 story building at 1640 Flatbush Avenue, before recommending approval of the rezoning of the project area, subject to a...

Unusual and New Gifts for Men: Bklyner Gift Guide

The men in our lives deserve thoughtful and unique gifts. Whether he is a hot sauce fanatic and aspiring olive oil connoisseur, a golfer, a chocolate lover and more here are some fun ideas. FilFil Foods Stuyvesant...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Colson Patisserie

There’s a word that comes up a lot in speaking with the people who run businesses operating out of Industry City: community. It’s no different with Colson Patisserie. “There are times when it’s like our...
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