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UPROSE Wins Small Business Grant To Strengthen “Economic And Environmental Resiliency”

Small businesses are often touted as the backbone of any community economy, particularly here in Brooklyn, where big business and mom-and-pop shops continue to...

Sandy-Affected Brooklynites Seek Help With Employment From Councilman Chaim Deutsch

Southern Brooklynite Ariel Lichtik said he's been living without a permanent residence ever since Hurricane Sandy destroyed his parent's Mill Basin home. Forced to bounce from one...

Sandy Recovery Jobs Now Available Through Coney Island’s Workforce1 Program

A new employment center for low- and middle-income residents of Sandy-impacted areas opened its doors in Coney Island last week. One hundred free apprenticeship vouchers...

Career Center Offering Build It Back Jobs For Sandy-Impacted Residents Opens...

Good news for job hunters in Southern Brooklyn. A new Workforce1 Career Center, located at 1906 Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island, opened for business this...

The Day: Poetry, Laughs and Sound Art at BRIC

Find out about poetry night at Tipsy, a performance inspired by New York's diaspora communities, and an evening of comedy here on your daily news roundup.

Will The Tourists Return To Southern Brooklyn?

Six months following Superstorm Sandy, businesses across Sheepshead Bay and Coney Island are still shuttered and the New York Times is reporting that local...

Sailors Rejoice! DEP Nixes Destruction Of “Roundhouse” Navigational Aid, Plans Improvements

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Local mariners have something to be happy about this New Year: the Department of Environmental Protection reversed course on plans...

More Than $1 Million In Loans Provided To Just 19 Local...

More than $1 million in loans has been distributed to only 19 local businesses in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, suggesting that few businesses...

Coney Island Hero Honored At Seaside Concerts

The following is a press release from Borough President Marty Markowitz: On Thursday, July 12, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz presented a proclamation to Coney...