Kim Meyer waits for customers in her new Cobble Hill restaurant, Kimpanadas. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYBy Ann Choi, THE CITY. This article was originally published by THE CITY City restaurants reopened to 100% capacity on May 19, lifting owners’ hopes of a full plate of business — including those bravely
A lot on 6th Street in Gowanus, where food refrigeration trucks operated Reef Technology and Fresh Direct are generating noise complaints from neighbors living in adjacent buildings. (Image: Billy Richling/Bklyner)A tech company’s effort to get into the food delivery game is delivering nothing but headaches to some
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
Greenpoint Terminal Market during its inaugural season in 2020. Courtesy of Greenpoint Terminal Market.Greenpoint Terminal Market, the outdoor flea market that opened on the Greenpoint waterfront last summer, returns this weekend with around 100 vendors as well as live music, food, and ample room – over four acres — for visitors
Wilensky Hardware at 2126 Mermaid Avenue, in Coney Island, prides itself on being the oldest family-owned business in the neighborhood, dating back to 1920. A hundred years later, both the building and possibly the business, are up for sale. Steve Feinstein, owner of Wilensky Hardware. Photo by Kouichi Shiranayagi/BklynerThe
Skal Cafe was also awarded the grant. Photo Courtesy of VH1 and Black-Owned Brooklyn.Black-Owned Brooklyn, run by the husband and wife duo Tayo Giwa and Cynthia Gordy Giwa, has been featuring businesses on their Instagram and online publication since 2018. The pandemic highlighted issues and inequalities that have long
Outdoor dining on Park Slope’s 5th Avenue. Photo courtesy of @theother5th on Instagram.On Wednesday morning, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted an online seminar for business owners and community leaders about the future of business, looking forward to a post-COVID world. The pandemic ravaged Brooklyn’s local businesses,
Flatbush Junction (Image: Google Maps)Flatbush is getting a new supermarket. The discount supermarket chain Aldi has signed a lease for a 20,110-square-foot space at 2201 Nostrand Avenue in the Flatbush Junction area. The store will take over space previously occupied by The Children’s Place and David’s
For some Brooklyn residents, being laid-off, furloughed, or underemployed was a blessing in disguise. It gave a unique opportunity to try out a business model or plan that they had always dreamed of doing, at relatively low risk when compared to a more traditional brick and mortar experience. Several local
A two-part panel on low-income entrepreneurship in Brooklyn organized by the Center for an Urban Future included LaToya Meaders from Collective Fare, Camille Newman from the Brooklyn Women’s Business Center, Chymeka Olfonse from BUILD NYC, La-Shawn Allen-Muhammad from the Central Brooklyn EDC and Ras Omeil Morgan from iaRas iTal.
Our next holiday is right around the corner, and we have suggestions for everything from chocolate eggs and bunnies to marzipan lambs, and classic Easter brunch or dinner. Also, check out our list of the traditional Easter Egg Hunts happening around the borough this week. Candy and Pastries Buttermilk Bakeshop260