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Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

Feb 11, 18 Shower Bus for Homeless Proposed for Brooklyn

Posted by in All, Society

Modeled on a program now implemented in San Francisco, California, a group called Turning Point Brooklyn is working hard to bring a mobile shower facility to the homeless people of Brooklyn. The bus will be fitted with two shower stalls, toilets sinks and benches, and will travel to and from the usual locations where the homeless...

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Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

Feb 05, 18 Out with the Old and In with the New: Historic Buildings Facing Destruction

Posted by in All, Real Estate

New York is an old city which is constantly growing and renewing itself. Unfortunately, for growth to happen, sometimes beautiful and historic buildings need to be demolished. The following buildings are on the chopping block. Here is a little bit about each one. Sunshine Cinema on the Lower East Side showed their last movie at the...

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Loft Construction Making Changes with Gregory L. Spatz

Jan 31, 18 Loft Construction Making Changes with Gregory L. Spatz

Posted by in All, Business

There is a fascinating trend today to transform old, run-down spaces into vibrant lofts and work spaces. One of the ways that companies, like the United States Construction Corporation with Gregory L. Spatz, are doing so is to have storefront spaces on the bottom floor and then to have loft living on the second and higher floors....

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Trending with Ashwin Kumar Vasan

It’s always interesting to learn more about the people behind the hedge funds that many New Yorkers invest in. As the Chief Investment Officer and founder of Trend Capital Management LP, Ashwin Kumar Vasan brings an extensive background in finance to his current work. He has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Nebraska and...

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Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

Jan 28, 18 Aksia Encourages a Learning Culture

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At New York-based Aksia, a financial services company where Jim Vos is CEO, employees are encouraged to keep learning and expanding their horizons. “In my past career, I saw the challenges created by fiefdoms and rivalries, but we never set out to establish a particular culture,” Jim Vos said. “We encourage...

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Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

Jan 16, 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrated in Brooklyn

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic assassination of one of the greatest leaders of modern times,  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If he would have lived until today, he would have turned 89 years old. It is hard to imagine in what ways the world would be different if he had indeed lived his life out until its full...

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A Lot Comes from The Lot (Radio)

Jan 10, 18 A Lot Comes from The Lot (Radio)

Posted by in All, Entertainment

We all know Williamsburg has a lot to offer, but did you know it also offers “The Lot?” The Lot is an online radio station broadcast from an abandoned shipping container in an empty, triangular shaped lot at the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint , Brooklyn. If you think a radio station sending out its message from a shipping...

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Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Dec 31, 17 Governor Cuomo Calls for Major Upgrade to Stewart Airport

Posted by in All, New York

North of New York City we may be seeing the birth of a new international airport with the potential to service visitors not just to the Hudson Valley, but as a gateway to the rest of North America. Last June Stewart Airport took a baby step in this direction when it inaugurated international service with a Norwegian Air route from...

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