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A Few Tips on Designing Your Storefront


NYC Dept. Of Business Solutions has released a beautiful booklet, Facade: Guide to Storefront Design. With the warm weather coming, more people will be out walking the streets looking to spend their money. If you’re storefront can be picked out from a block away, you will bring in more customers. Ten Tips on how to Design a […]

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Networking Within the Gateway


Our January 19th Nothing But NETworking Event went off without a hitch. The event brought together the  newly minted entrepreneurs with seasoned business pros. Advice was dolled out left and right. From how to get a small business loan to the best Brooklyn logo designer. If you missed this one, no worries. We have our […]

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Art, Wine, Trees: Your Guide to a Bed-Stuy Weekend


We’ve got a classy weekend planned for you. Thursday (Dec. 1)  starts with a bit of sophistication and culture at the Skylight Gallery. Brooklyn-based photographer, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn, will be exhibiting 35 portraits of contemporary female writers of the African Diaspora. The exhibit is titled Her Word As Witness and Thursday is the opening from 6 – 9pm. The […]

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Business Flourishes in Bed-Stuy: The BID’s Annual Membership Meeting


For those of you who weren’t able to come, last week was our Annual Membership Meeting. The members of the BID came together to discuss the progress of the BID and its future plans. The meeting was well-attended, with around 40 people joining us, including board members, property owners, members of the general public, and council member […]

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Bed-Stuy meet Bed-Vyne, Your One-stop Shop for Affordable Palatable Wine.


^Check out the video^ Winter is creeping up on us. Be prepared with a bottle of Shiraz. The owners of Bed-Vyne Wine set out to create a beautiful wine shop in the heart of Bed-Stuy that caters to everyday residents. We suggest you pop on in and pursue their excellently curated collection. The names of […]

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Rebirth Poetry Jam – Bushbaby Lounge


Bushbaby, one of our local gems, has been offering a multitude of events since they opened a few years ago. Adam Reichardt, one of our contributors, was lucky enough to catch their open-mic night on April 30, 2011 and turn it into a really cool piece: For more information about Bushbaby Tea House, check out their facebook page […]

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Nothing but Networking at Bed-Stuy’s Fashion Rock


the networking event… The Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District invites you to share wine and hors d’oeuvres with local businesses, residents, and community leaders. You may know about Bed-Stuy’s rich history, but have you met the folks who are making it now? You may know a few folks on your block, but have you met […]

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Free Commercials for your Bed-Stuy Business


Social Video Series If you have a passion for sharing your business and want to tell the story about your unique product, then this is the medium for you: our new SOCIAL VIDEO SERIES. The Bedford-Stuyvesant Gateway Business Improvement District is going to tell your story to thousands of potential customers. With your help, we […]

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Bed-Stuy Backyard Garden Party! Tomorrow, August 25th


the networking… The Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District invites you to share wine and hors d’oeuvres with local businesses, residents, and community leaders. You may know about Bed-Stuy’s rich history, but have you met the folks who are making it now? You may know a few folks on your block, but have you met anyone […]

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As Above So Below Cultural Store


“As above so below” is considered an extremely important ‘Hermetic maxim’ – one in a series of thought-provoking works in ancient history which formed the basis of astrology, alchemy, and metaphysics. A combination of Egyptian, Hellenistic, and Arabic teachings, the Hermetic texts attempt to explain the connection between the macrocosm and the microcosm, and the […]

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