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Business The Black and Gold Marching Elites, from Bedford-Stuyvesant, welcomed customers to the new store.

Customers poured into Brooklyn’s first Macy’s Backstage at the Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza — one of six pilot locations opening this fall for the company’s new discount stores — immediately after a Wednesday morning ribbon-cutting ceremony. “Welcome to Backstage,” Peter Sachse, Macy’s chief for innovation and business development, announced before the ribbon cutting. “We at Macy’s have…

News The Matrona Moskovska at St. John The Forerunner Orthodox Cathedral on Ocean Avenue.

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Business Macy's Backstage, a new discount clothing store, will open in the Loehmann's Seaport Plaza on September 2.

Macy’s will open a new discount store — called Macy’s Backstage — in the Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza on Wednesday, September 2. Earlier this year, Macy’s announced it was entering the “off-price” retail market and will open six pilot locations in New York and New Jersey to compete against companies like T.J. Maxx, Ross and a Nordstrom Rack.…


Community and civic leaders met with representatives for the owners of Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza to discuss a plan to add a new floor to the development. The heated discussion boiled down to whether or not the plan was an investment in the community’s viability post-Sandy, or a bailout for a landlord who made a bad buy. The…

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The owner of Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza, who is currently trying to expand the Emmons Avenue property to overcome what he says are financial hardships created by Superstorm Sandy, just doled out $16.5 million for a struggling mall in Milwaukee. Alex Levin, the owner of Loehmann’s at 2027 Emmons Avenue, was identified last week as the…


“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Loehmann’s expansion postponed: An expected vote on an application to expand Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza (2027 Emmons Avenue) was…

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