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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Menchaca Wants A Radical Rethinking Of Rezonings

SUNSET PARK - With the expansion of Sunset Park’s Industry City in flux, the local City Council member hopes pumping the brakes on the project’s approval process will serve as a model that shifts...

Twilight Stroll on Cortelyou: Eat Your Heart Out!

Join neighbors and come out to savor the flavors and diverse offerings from local businesses on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park on Thursday, May 9 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Twilight stroll on Cortelyou includes the...

Industry City Spotlight: ARV Sweets and Hana Kitchens

Over the past six years, Industry City has become a dynamic environment for new and established businesses to thrive in South Brooklyn. Together, the more than 500 companies that now call the property home...

Wegmans Announces Opening Date At Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - Wegmans announced this morning that its first NYC location will open at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Sunday, October 27 at 7am. Located in Building 212 (21 Flushing Avenue), part of...

Meat Department Workers Picket 5th Avenue Key Food

PARK SLOPE - Drivers on 5th Avenue honked their horns Tuesday afternoon to show support for the dozens of union members picketing in front of Key Food supermarket (120 5th Avenue). Employees of Key Food's...

Gowanus Souvenir Shop Welcomes Local Skincare Maker Even Keel

GOWANUS - Gowanus Souvenir Shop and From Here To Sunday hosted a housewarming party Saturday afternoon to welcome a new vendor into their Union Street storefront. Even Keel, maker of all-natural handcrafted bath and skincare...

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...
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