While some restaurants and cafes have pivoted to a takeout-only model to stay afloat since the governor mandated the closure of non-essential businesses, countless others have closed down indefinitely due to a lack of sales cutting into their already razor-thin margins. Dank [https://www.instagram.com/dank_brooklyn/?hl=en]
Bicyclist in Brooklyn, file photo/BklynerBikes have always been a source of free transportation, a way to exercise without a gym membership, and an excellent alternative to exploring the city on foot. At this strange crossroads, however, biking is also a necessity for thousands of Brooklyn residents deemed essential workers.
Air Co. Vodka. Courtesy of Air Co.WILLIAMSBURG – A young startup in North Brooklyn released a sustainable spirit earlier this month, a vodka made out of “air, sun, and water.” The brainchild of former marketing executive of Smirnoff Vodka’s campaign, Greg Constantine, and chemist and environmentalist Stafford Sheehan, Air
EAST WILLIAMSBURG – New York Restaurant Week might be winding down, but on Grand Street, it’s just getting started! This year’s Grand Street Restaurant Week is underway and will run until Sunday, August 26. During that time, fifteen restaurants will be serving up prix-fixe lunch and dinner options at
Island Pops started with a fever. Shelly Marshall was back from a vacation to her childhood home of Trinidad and was sick, craving the tastes of her childhood—specifically, soursop ice cream. After an unsuccessful search of their neighborhood for the tropical treat, Shelly’s husband, Khalid Hamid, figured he
Glenn Alan and Cynthia Gordy, the duo behind Instagram’s “Black Owned Brooklyn” (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)Last week, our list of black-owned coffeeshops [/black-owned-coffee-shops-alternatives-to-starbucks-in-brooklyn/] generated an enormous reader response. Even Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams got in on the action, launching a #BLKCoffeeInBK [https://twitter.com/hashtag/BLKCoffeeInBK?src=hash]
Local business owners celebrate advertising on LinkNYC kiosks along the Graham Avenue BID (Via NYCDoITT)WILLIAMSBURG – LinkNYC kiosks have been popping up across the five boroughs for the last few years, replacing outdated phone booths with free calling and phone charging while showing big, glowing ads. Now, they’re opening
Entrepreneurs from across Brooklyn came together last night to compete for cash prizes at the Brooklyn Public Library’s PowerUP! Business Plan Competition. The $15,000 first prize went to Jared Moldonado, founder of Catch-A-Ride [http://catcharidebus.com/], a bus service connecting the outer boroughs to cities in the northeast.
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Photo via Scott Stringer’s office [https://www.facebook.com/scottstringernyc/photos/pb.120941094708887.-2207520000.1444925670./679772205492437/?type=3&theater] The excitement and reward of opening a business in New York City can often take a backseat to the stress and frustration of dealing with bureaucratic red tape. To make
Source: Evan’s Heaven FacebookA Bath Beach thrift store, known for selling gently used, brand-name children’s clothing and toys, has launched its first website [http://evanshvn.com/pages/about-us]. Evan’s Heaven [https://www.facebook.com/EVANSHEAVENSTORE], which has operated at 2111 Bath Avenue for four years, will now
Living in a tight-knit community has its perks (last-minute babysitters you can count on, neighbors who will lend you the lawnmower, bars where everyone knows your name), but sometimes wanting to be neighborly can pose as many challenges as living somewhere without personal ties. What Would You Do is a