Elected officials and others are scrambling to prevent mass evictions and foreclosures, which would only intensify a growing public health and economic crisis.
Almost 20 percent of the U.S. population has already been laid off, has no work, or has experienced reduced income because of the virus as of Saturday.
Craft-beer maker Brooklyn Brewery has announced an expansion to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, joining iconic Lower East Side eatery Russ & Daughters as the second anchor of the Yard's in-the-works public food hall.
Location, location, location. One of the world's most interesting tech conferences, TechCrunch Disrupt, famous for its reality show– style competitions between early-stage startups, has moved to Brooklyn.
Brooklyn-born MakerBot, the leader in consumer 3D printing, is moving all their manufacturing to China. This move comes less than a year after the company expanded their Industry City factory.
Everything ends up here eventually, but Made in Brooklyn is a column exploring native, born-and-bred borough creations.
As Forest City’s modular work on its B2 building nears the finish line at Pacific Park, the company is looking to the future of its ambitious modular construction division. And things aren’t looking so bright.
Looking to check off your holiday shopping list while also making a difference for local business owners? Skip the big-box stores and try these shops around Brooklyn for unique gifts for all occasions.
The Brooklyn economy is doing great, thanks to increasing population and jobs, according to a sweeping economic report released last week by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce.
Brooklyn added thousands of jobs last year, an increase of 5.8 percent, and in just one or two years may have more residents than Chicago, the third-largest city in the U.S.
“We’re growing,” Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Carlo Scissura told Brownstoner. “In a year or two, we will have more population living here than in Chicago. The trends show a good future for our population.”
In response to the nation’s troubled prison system and the disturbingly high rates of repeat arrests for released prisoners, local Brooklynites Cisco Pinedo and Tommy Safian have founded Refoundry — an appreciation of all people and things once lost and now found.