Brooklyn Buzz

Membership Spotlight: VISIONS

February 5, 2024

VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a nonprofit vision rehabilitation and social service organization founded in 1926. Their mission is to help people who are blind and visually impaired of all ages lead independent and active lives, and to educate the public to understand their capabilities and needs. All of VISIONS services, including…

Op-Ed: Brooklyn’s proving naysayers wrong

January 10, 2024

As New York City, and Brooklyn in particular, have recovered from the economic and social ramifications of COVID-19, it’s clear our borough and our city are back and stronger than ever,  Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President Randy Peers writes for the Daily News. By RANDY PEERS January 4, 2024 at 5:00 a.m. As we turn the page…

Member Spotlight: Georgi Caterer NYC, LLC

January 2, 2024

Georgicaterer, located in Brooklyn, New York, is a distinguished catering service known for its commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. They offer a diverse menu that caters to a variety of tastes, ensuring a memorable culinary experience for their clients. Their dedication to excellence is evident in their service, making them a notable choice for…

Member Spotlight: Blankets of Hope

November 13, 2023

Make Brooklyn a Kinder Place Interested in adopting a school? There are schools right here in Brooklyn that want to spread kindness, but they need your help! Schools like MS 582, MS 126, and PS 329 are all patiently waiting to receive funding to participate in Blankets of Hope. To adopt a school in Brooklyn,…

Member Spotlight: Penelope

October 20, 2023

At Penelope, we’ve designed a retirement plan specifically for small business owners. It’s affordable, easy to set up, and we do most of the heavy lifting for you. Plus, business owners can enjoy some big tax savings. Reach out to schedule your free consultation today. Brief Description of Business/OrgPenelope is a modern 401(k) company built…

Chamber Update: Welcome Camille Hastick

October 5, 2023

We are excited to announce that Camille Hastick, currently the Brooklyn Regional Director for NYS Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, will be re-joining the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce team in the newly created role of Vice President for External Affairs and Government Relations.   I say “re-join,” because as some of you may know, she previously served…

Member Article: Park Slope Cleaning

October 4, 2023

How to Keep Your Brooklyn Business Clean Who is Park Slope Cleaning? In the urban tapestry of New York City, where reliability is a rare gem and trust is a prized commodity, Park Slope Cleaning emerges as a glistening example of excellence in the cleaning industry, transforming spaces and lives across the city. At the…

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October 3, 2023

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September 21, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2023  CONTACT: [email protected], (212) 788-2958  MAYOR ADAMS LAUNCHES HISTORIC EFFORT TO BUILD “A LITTLE MORE HOUSING IN EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD”  Most Significant Pro-Housing Reform Ever to City Zoning, “City of Yes for Housing Opportunity” Would Create an Additional 100,000 Homes for 250,000+ New Yorkers  Severe Housing Shortage Has Driven Up Rents and…

Press Release: Broadway Stages

September 21, 2023

Harmony Unveiled: WE ARE NATURE – A NYC Climate Week Event BROOKLYN, NY / September 19, 2023 – Broadway Stages Ltd., New York’s premier full-service film and television studio production company, has made considerable investments in environmentally sustainable initiatives. Together with their environmental and arts partners — Alive Structures, Growing Chefs, Newtown Creek Alliance, and…