CNBCThis is the cheat sheet Brooklyn Decker used at important meetings (and you can steal the idea)CNBC"Things like business acronyms. I had no idea what they meant," Decker tells CNBC Make It at the BlogHer conference in New York on Aug. 8. "Like really simple ones, like 'SEO,'" she says, referring to the acronym for "search engine optimization," an …
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Grub StreetThe Subway's 'L-pocalypse' Is Nigh — Are Brooklyn's Restaurants Ready?Grub StreetJust this past weekend, many got a preview of the so-called “L-pocalypse” when the MTA implemented the first of 15 weekend shutdowns between Eighth Avenue in Manhattan and Broadway Junction in Brooklyn — and business remained surprisingly brisk.
State lawmakers told New Jersey Transit leaders to stop saying it will take years to turn around the nation’s second-biggest commuter-rail operator and immediately enact solutions to poor… To view the full story, click the title link.
Business InsiderBrooklyn Bridge traffic nightmare is because of drug kingpin El …Business InsiderThe Brooklyn Bridge has on occasion been totally shut down — apparently so that drug king-pin El Chapo can be ferried safely between prison in Manhattan …The Brooklyn Bridge is stuck in a traffic nightmare because of infamous drug kingpin El ChapoBusiness Insider IndiaGridlock on the Brooklyn Bridge? Blame El ChapoNew York TimesEl Chapo: Mexican drug lord struggling to pay legal fees, says lawyerThe Independentall 19 news articles »
Midtown Equities plans to take a roughly 30% equity stake in the Battery Maritime Building’s unfinished conversion to a hotel, city documents show. The proposed cash infusion is expected to put… To view the full story, click the title link.
Business InsiderThere is growing buzz that Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler could form the NBA's next superstar pairing — and the …Business InsiderA year out from what could be an enormous 2019 free agency in the NBA, there are rumors about the next potential super-team. Two league sources told Business Insider that there is a buzz about the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving and the Minnesota …and more »
Cynthia Nixon has said she won’t play spoiler this November if she doesn’t win the Democratic primary for governor Sept. 13, but what if that spoiler turns out to be Gov. Andrew… To view the full story, click the title link.
WABC-TVBeloved Brooklyn deli stays in business, thanks to gift from production companyWABC-TVA beloved deli in Brooklyn faced with the threat of closing up for good is staying in business. Thanks to a generous gift, the Park Deli in Greenpoint will be able to keep its doors open. "I like to be with the people!", said the owner, Krystyna Godawa …
Paul Hendel owns 25 McDonald’s in the city and metro area, and, like a lot of restaurateurs, he has seen his bottom line hit by swelling labor costs. His solution: Invest big sums so diners want to… To view the full story, click the title link.
WILX-TVRace weekends are good for local businesses in Brooklyn – WILX.comWILX-TVBusinesses in Brooklyn look forward to race weekends at Michigan International Speedway because it gives the local economy a boost.and more »
New York is enjoying an unprecedented economic boom. Our unemployment rate is 4.2%, the lowest ever recorded. Labor force participation rates are among the highest in history, and there have been 104… To view the full story, click the title link.
Markets InsiderThis cheap European clothing chain is coming for H&M and Forever 21 in America. Here's what it's like to shop there.Markets InsiderPrimark is making a slow and steady expansion into the United States. The low-cost, European-headquartered clothing chain just opened its ninth store in the US on July 7. Located in the Kings Plaza mall in Brooklyn, it's the second of the retailer's …and more »
The spa and beauty industry is growing so fast that 30,000 jobs are going unfilled. A “Get Your Dream Job” campaign is aiming to change that. Take a look at the annual International Spa Association… To view the full story, click the title link.
Business InsiderThe impending L-train apocalypse has rents in Williamsburg plungingBusiness InsiderRents in Williamsburg continue to drop as residents move out ahead of the L-train shutdown, according to StreetEasy. The portion of the subway line that connects Brooklyn to Manhattan will be closed for 15 months beginning in April to repair damage …and more »
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Business InsiderThis New York City millionaire spends her days collecting cans …Business InsiderLisa Fiekowski is a Brooklyn millionaire who collects cans as a hobby. She owns $8 million in real estate around New York City and has an MBA from the …A secret millionaire with an MBA and a $1 million home in Brooklyn …Business Insider IndiaGarbage-hoarding bag lady is secretly a millionaireNew York Postall 9 news articles »
Greg David’s column on the garment center (“Finally, a fix for NYC’s worst land-use mistake,” published July 23) shows the ink doesn’t even have to be dry before history starts being rewritten. But… To view the full story, click the title link.
amNYRacist graffiti sprayed on Asian-owned businesses in Bensonhurst was 'premeditated': Brooklyn BPamNYA string of hateful graffiti incidents directed at Asian New Yorkers was discovered in Bensonhurst over the weekend, and Brooklyn elected officials have vowed to bring the perpetrators to justice. The messages were found on the exteriors of two Asian …Community demands action after anti-Chinese graffiti pops up in BrooklynWABC-TVNYPD: Suspect Wanted For Spray Painting Anti-Chinese Graffiti In BrooklynCBS New YorkOutraged Electeds Decry Hateful Anti-Chinese Graffiti In BensonhurstKings County Politicsall 33 news articles »
Last month, Starbucks announced plans to phase out plastic straws from its more than 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020. The announcement comes on the tailwind of a growing global movement to reduce… To view the full story, click the title link.
Crain’s New York BusinessBrooklyn changed the neighborhood restaurant with fire, ambitionCrain’s New York BusinessOn a recent Tuesday evening, Mettā, in Brooklyn's Fort Greene neighborhood, was just starting to come to life. It was 7 p.m.. “We've observed that the room usually fills up around 7:30,” says Peter Dowling, a partner in the restaurant. Mettā's location …
Condé Nast, owner of some of the most storied titles in magazine publishing, has been on the same downward slide as other print-centered media companies in the past decade. But apparently its… To view the full story, click the title link.
wtvr.comNail salon brawl caught on video leads to calls for Brooklyn business to closewtvr.comNEW YORK — Calls to stop supporting a Brooklyn nail salon grew louder Monday, days after video was shared online showing employees attacking patrons with brooms, dust pans and, allegedly, acetone. The brawl happened at New Red Apple Nail in East …Video captures Brooklyn nail salon brawl, prompting calls for business to closeWPIX 11 New YorkProtesters swarm nail salon after employee beats down customerNew York PostVideo shows Brooklyn nail salon brawl, prompting calls for business to closeCrime Watch Daily (blog)Okayplayer (blog) -Chemical Safety Factsall 86 news articles »
MGM brought us such cinematic classics as “Doctor Zhivago” and “The Wizard of Oz.” It’s also the studio behind the recent bombs “Death Wish” and… To view the full story, click the title link.