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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

Southern Brooklyn Council Candidates Talk Traffic, Ferries and Coney Island Recovery
Election 2021

Southern Brooklyn Council Candidates Talk Traffic, Ferries and Coney Island Recovery

Five candidates seeking to represent Coney Island in the City Council gathered virtually on Thursday night to talk about the neighborhood’s challenges and opportunities. Last month, Coney Island celebrated the long-awaited reopening of its amusement parks after a long, pandemic-induced closure. But the tourism-reliant neighborhood still faces major challenges

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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