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September 2017

Wake Up With Furman’s Coffee

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Start your day with a nice cup of rich, gourmet coffee from the newest shop to join the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID, Furman’s Coffee. Just three months ago, Dominican-born Emanuel DeJesus opened his doors for the very first time excited about reinvesting in his community not just as a resident, but…

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Unprecedented Economic Growth in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NYS Comptroller Says

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Bedford-Stuyvesant is open for business, according to a new report released on Friday by New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli providing an economic snapshot of the community that is now thriving after the recession. Known for its beautiful brownstones and rich African-American culture, this historic neighborhood has experienced significant growth…

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National Preparedness Month

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For more than a decade, September has been observed as National Preparedness Month in the United States. Despite the media and community outreach  to increase awareness, small business owners are not prepared for an emergency. In fact, four out of 10 small businesses will never reopen after experiencing a disaster….

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