Greenpoint Terminal Market during its inaugural season in 2020. Courtesy of Greenpoint Terminal Market.Greenpoint Terminal Market [https://greenpointterminalmarket.com/], 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
8th Avenue in Sunset Park’s Chinatown before the pandemic struck. Ana Lucia Murillo/Bklyner“Longterm, we could see the complete collapse of our small business infrastructure that has supported our neighborhoods for generations,” Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce [https://www.ibrooklyn.com/] President and CEO Randy Peers said in a
Piles of wood in front of Manuel Rivera’s store. Rachel Baron/Bklyner.Last week, we reported [/mri-national-grid-pipeline/] on a number of mom-and-pop shops on Moore Street between Humboldt Street and Graham Avenue in Williamsburg who have suffered profound financial losses as a result of street closure for construction on
Construction on Moore Street between Humboldt Street and Graham Avenue. Rachel Baron/Bklyner.NORTH BROOKLYN — Construction of a new National Grid pipeline that will run from Linden Boulevard in Brownsville to Newtown Creek in Greenpoint, is destroying local businesses in North Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Reliability Infrastructure (MRI) project responsible for
PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Following a series of articles detailing issues at Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum, merchants participating in the event ask, despite the controversies, for locals to visit the holiday market to support the small businesses there. Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum (Photo: Nathan Haselby)“As a vendor here I can attest
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NYCDoITT)WILLIAMSBURG – LinkNYC kiosks have been popping up across the five boroughs for the last few years, replacing outdated phone booths with free calling and phone charging while showing big, glowing ads.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
(Photo: Mike Mozart / Flickr) [https://www.flickr.com/photos/jeepersmedia/14935876701/]By Megan McGibney Earlier this month, it was announced that the superstore chain Target will be coming to Kings Highway [/bullseye-target-signs-lease-for-new-store-on-kings-highway/]. This is the latest national chain establishment to come to this thoroughfare, following TJ Maxx, Starbucks and Chipolte.
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
It’s not easy being a small business owner, especially when you have to figure out everything that goes along with providing health insurance for your employees. Plans keep changing. Questions keep going through the owner’s heads: “Would the employees be better off getting insurance individually? Is it worth
Represent a small Fort Greene or Clinton Hill business? Want to make new connections with neighboring entrepreneurs? Then join us for an event with small business networking site Townsquared [http://www.townsqd.com] tomorrow night (Tuesday, October 14) at Jill Lindsey [http://jilllindsey.com]. Local business owners and employees will
We count ourselves lucky all the time to have an organization like CAMBA [https://www.camba.org/] in our community, which is why we have partnered with them this year for the CAMBA Healthy Way 5K [http://camba.org/Support/HealthyWay5k/tabid/571/menuheader/101/submenuheader/101/Default.aspx] fundraiser.
Our borough’s first Whole Foods [http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com] opened in Gowanus today, as documented by Christine over at Park Slope Stoop [http://parkslopestoop.com/blog/business/gowanus-whole-foods-opens-on-third-and-3rd] . Aside from the regular produce and other shelved stock to pick up, the chain’s newest location (at 214 3rd Street
DCA Commissioner Jonathan Mintz (Source: NYC.gov)The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has admitted to hiring extra staff to dole out more fines on small businesses to make up for a budget shortage. The New York Post is reporting [http://nypost.com/2013/10/07/dca-hired-extra-staff-to-fine-small-businesses/] that DCA Commissioner
If you’re a business owner looking to develop a website for your company, help is short subway ride away. NYC Business Solutions [http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/home/home.shtml] will be hosting a Website Fundamentals Seminar at the Midwood Library [http://www.bklynpubliclibrary.org/locations/
The 5th Avenue BID drew our attention [http://allaboutfifth.blogspot.com/2012/06/mission-small-business-on-fifth.html] to a new Chase/Living Social program that’s doling out $250,000 grants to small businesses. “Mission: Small Business” will provide up to $3 million dollars in quarter million-dollar packets (also known as: 12