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  1. Seeing gains in Brooklyn, Google may aid small biz in Queens, ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Crain's New York Business

    Seven months ago, Google joined forces with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to help small businesses in immigrant and low-income communities market themselves on the Internet. Emboldened by the initial results, the search giant might expand the effort to Queens and Manhattan.

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  2. Uber sued by 'Annoyance Lawyer' for anti-de Blasio robocallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Crain's New York Business

    An attorney who calls himself the "Annoyance Lawyer" sued Uber Technologies Inc. over its robocall campaign attacking New York Mayor Bill de Blasio over his proposal to limit the number of drivers. Todd C. Bank sued on behalf of recipients of thousands of recorded calls the ride-hailing company made during the campaign telling city residents "we need your help" to defeat the proposal, he said in a lawsuit.

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  3. With North Shore-LIJ Health System deal in hand, Maimonides CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | New York Business.com

    Pamela Brier, president and chief executive of Maimonides Medical Center, will retire in the beginning of 2016, a few months after her 70th birthday. Her successor is Kenneth Gibbs, who was named chairman of the Brooklyn hospital's board of trustees in May 2014, one year after joining the board.

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  4. Developer of huge Red Hook office complex seeks a partner with at least $100MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | New York Business.com

    The Italian company that has plans to develop a sprawling office complex along the Red Hook, Brooklyn, waterfront is seeking a partner willing to invest $100 million or more in the project. Milan-based Est4te Four has hired Cushman & Wakefield, led by Bob Knakal, Cushman's chairman of investment sales, to market a 49% stake in the development, called Red Hook Innovation Studios.

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  5. Etsy sets up Irish subsidiary to reduce taxes while touting transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | New York Business.com

    Artisan goods marketplace Etsy Inc., which promised to be a beacon for transparency as a public company, recently implemented a strategy that shrouds its offshore tax-cutting arrangements in secrecy. Because of a change in how its Irish subsidiary is registered, Etsy no longer needs to publicly disclose basic financial information about that unit.

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  6. Etsy sets up Irish subsidiary to reduce taxes while touting transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Crain's New York Business

    Artisan goods marketplace Etsy Inc., which promised to be a beacon for transparency as a public company, recently implemented a strategy that shrouds its offshore tax-cutting arrangements in secrecy. Because of a change in how its Irish subsidiary is registered, Etsy no longer needs to publicly disclose basic financial information about that unit.

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  7. Medical-marijuana dispensary coming to Union SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | New York Business.com

    Manhattan's first medical-marijuana dispensary will be in Union Square near Stuyvesant Town. Columbia Care NY, one of the winners of a state license to grow and distribute medical marijuana, has signed a lease for the base and basement of 212 E. 14th St. , a residential building between Second and Third avenues that is being renovated, according to the New York Post .

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  8. ICYMI: This tiny little car could transform how New Yorkers get around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Crain's New York Business

    As residents of Brooklyn and Queens know all too well, not having a car makes it difficult to get from one borough to the other. Buses are maddeningly slow, most subway lines require a detour through Manhattan, and a cab or Uber quickly becomes expensive.

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  9. Former Port Authority chief covers the waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Crain's New York Business

    For Chris Ward, the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, it's been a summer of new beginnings. This past spring, he left his job as executive vice president for major projects at the New York office of Spanish construction firm Dragados to become senior vice president and chief executive for metro New York at engineering giant Aecom .

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  10. Car2go could redefine the way New Yorkers get around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Crain's New York Business

    As residents of Brooklyn and Queens know all too well, not having a car makes it difficult to get from one borough to the other. Buses are maddeningly slow, most subway lines require a detour through Manhattan, and a cab or Uber quickly becomes expensive.

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  11. littleBits pop-up store | Rizzoli Bookstore new spot | LinkIn expands at Empire State BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | New York Business.com

    Rooftop Reds 63 Flushing Ave., No. 121, Brooklyn The city's first commercially viable rooftop vineyard opened in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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  12. Chinese investors pay $390 million for right to build super tower near South Street SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | New York Business.com

    A Chinese investment firm announced it has agreed to pay $390 million for a development site near the South Street Seaport, paving the way for the erection of yet another super-tall skyscraper in a city that is quickly sprouting 1,000-foot plus tall towers. The Beijing-based investment company China Oceanwide Holdings released a statement confirming that a U.S. subsidiary of the firm is in contract to acquire both the site at 80 South St. and a neighboring parcel at 163 Front St. from the Howard Hughes Corp.--the developer of the nearby South Street Seaport.

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  13. Brooklyn may soon get a tower as tall as the Empire State BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Crain's New York Business

    Brooklyn could soon have a residential skyscraper as tall as the Empire State Building. Developer Michael Stern, the builder of one of the tallest luxury condo towers on Manhattan's Billionaires' Row, has just struck a $90 million deal to acquire the former Dime Savings Bank of New York, located adjacent to the famed restaurant Junior's in downtown Brooklyn.

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  14. Cuomo announces $6.2M in grants for Sandy-damaged historic propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says $6.2 million in grants will help repair 16 historic properties badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The properties include the Fraunces Tavern museum in Manhattan.

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  15. Online seller of used furniture picks Brooklyn for NYC hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | New York Business.com

    San Francisco-based Move Loot, which picks up and sells used furniture on its website , recently signed a deal for a 20,000-square-foot warehouse at 57 Caton Place, between East Eighth Street and Coney Island Avenue, in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn. The lease is for about five years, and the asking rent was priced in the high teens per square foot.

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  16. Yet another co-working space will open in Brooklyn - this time in Sunset ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Milk Studios co-founders Mazdack Rassi and Erez Shternlicht are launching a co-working business and have signed on for 60,000 square feet at the former industrial complex in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It wasn't immediately clear what the name of their new venture will be or how it will differentiate itself from the growing pack of co-working-space providers.

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  17. Brooklyn Navy Yard to get a new front door, better linking industrial park to outside worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | New York Business.com

    A rendering of BLDG 77. Marvel hopes to transform the base into a grand hall that will include an industrial food court. The Brooklyn Navy Yard announced Tuesday that Marvel Architects will design a new gateway to the 30-acre industrial park that will serve as a food court, a collaboration hub for businesses and a long-sought connection to the outside world.

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  18. They're either killing New York or saving itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    The owners of the New York Mets planned to build a shopping mall in a parking area next to Citi Field. They expected resistance - there always is in New York - but not from the son of the architect who helped invent the shopping mall.

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  19. What's harder than owning a car in New York? Parking itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    On a recent weekday afternoon, Upper West Sider Christopher Koh drove some friends to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to view the Van Gogh irises. They then got back in his Hyundai for a ride to Xi'an Famous Foods on East 78th Street, where they ate dinner before he drove everyone home.

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  20. Ban tourist helicopters for a quieter cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Crain's New York Business

    Incessant helicopter noise is nothing new to the people of our districts in southern Brooklyn, lower Manhattan and the Upper West Side. For years, residents have experienced the relentless drone of helicopter flights - at home, walking on the street, and in our parks.

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