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City Proposes Expanding Supermarket Zoning Incentive to More Neighborhoods, And It’s About More Than Just Fresh Food
Food & Drink

City Proposes Expanding Supermarket Zoning Incentive to More Neighborhoods, And It’s About More Than Just Fresh Food

The Lincoln Market supermarket in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, which was developed under the city’s FRESH zoning incentive program. (Image: Google Maps)Public review has begun on a proposal to expand the number of neighborhoods where developers can build bigger in exchange for providing ground-floor space for a supermarket. The Food

From Books to Bathrooms, Participatory Budgeting Voting Kicks Off in Three Brooklyn Council Districts
Central Brooklyn

From Books to Bathrooms, Participatory Budgeting Voting Kicks Off in Three Brooklyn Council Districts

Left to right: Stephen Levin (CD33), Carlos Menchaca (CD38) and Brad Lander (CD39)After a pandemic-induced pause, the city’s participatory budgeting program is restarted yesterday in three Brooklyn City Council districts. Participatory budgeting, a City Council-run program that allows members of the public to propose and develop community projects

Side Hustle To Big Business: Low-Income Entrepreneurs Could Help Brooklyn’s Economy Recover—How Can the City Support Them?
Business

Side Hustle To Big Business: Low-Income Entrepreneurs Could Help Brooklyn’s Economy Recover—How Can the City Support Them?

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.

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