Economists no longer expect a quick rebound, and Brooklyn's mom and pop businesses are among the worst hit economically by the shutdown.
Insurance companies have been refusing to pay claims, pointing to virus exclusions written into policies, according to our sister pub Brooklyn Paper.
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.