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Obesity in America


Came across this really great infographic from MedicalCodingCareerGuide.com. Obesity isn’t good for any neighborhood. We’ve got some great ways to keep fit this summer including the new bike shop, Bicycle Roots. Created by: MedicalCodingCareerGuide.com Advertisements

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New Trees on Fulton St.


Here is a little update on the streetscape happenings. Progress is continuing on the streetscape improvement project. Pavers have been laid in the amenity band (the band between the  curb and the sidewalk, where trees, benches, trash cans, etc. are placed) from Troy to Nostrand on the north side of Fulton Street. That will continue […]

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Naturally Inspired: Locavore Restaurant Opens on Classon


Alice’s Arbor (549 Classon Ave off Fulton St) – a bar and restaurant with adjoining gourmet market – offers a warm and comfortable atmosphere featuring recycled and re-purposed natural materials in its décor. The gourmet market will feature fresh produce from local farms, artisanal American cheeses and cured meats, soups, sandwiches and salads, organic packaged goods […]

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Interview with the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID Director on Brooklyn Independent Television


If you didn’t catch it already on Brooklyn Independent Television, the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID’s Executive Director Doug Jones recently had an interview with Randy Peers, the host of Sector B: The Business of Brooklyn. Doug Jones discusses the challenges of having a neighborhood  BID versus one located in downtown area. The problem of retail leakage comes up […]

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Ask The Expert: Leah Friedin


Leah Friedin is a Financial Advisor and Financial Services Professional offering her primary services through New York Life Insurance Company and NY Life Securities, LLC. Leah relocated to the area from Wall Street in October 2011. Her areas of specialization are business planning, retirement planning, and individual financial planning. Leah is excited to be able […]

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March’s Nothing But Networking Event


March’s Nothing But Networking Event, a set on Flickr. Thanks to My Arena Lounge on 557 Classon Ave for giving us the opportunity to host our event!

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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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Can Make Music New York come to Bed-Stuy Again?


Here at the Bed-Stuy Gateway, we love any event that gets people to the street and looking at our storefronts. Make Music New York has been happening for six years. Last year, 1035 concerts were happening from 10 in the morning to 10 at night. An event like this is guaranteed to get people out […]

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Bike Share is Coming to NYC!


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Like Us, Follow Us, Join Us and You Can Win a Prize


We’re offering the chance to win some pretty essential prizes for any small business owner, all while gabbing with neighbors or learning how to get the most from your city. At our upcoming Nothing But Networking event, March 15th, all attendees will have the chance to win a $50 Metrocard! Even more, if you come […]

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