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Small Business University Online

Small Business University Online is brought to you by Small Business Expo, America’s BIGGEST business networking event. In our content-rich webinars, you will learn from industry experts on various business topics.

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Virtual Town Hall with Council Member Robert Cornegy

BUSINESS LIVES MATTER TOO!!! LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD SPEAK ON: Fulton Street Closure ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT VENDOR ACCESSIBILITY STAKEHOLDER ACCOUNTABILITY And any...

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Fulton St. to Reopen Monday, October 19, 2020

Fulton Street (between Marcy Ave & Brooklyn Ave) is scheduled to reopen this coming Monday, October 19, 2020.  Call 718-872-3400.

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Join the Neighborhoods Now Summit events

Join the Urban Design Forum and the Van Alen Institute for the two-part Neighborhoods Now Summit: Strategies for Reopening and Recovery, a culminating event reflecting on how...

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Hat Show & Special Tribute for Al’s Men Shop Inc.

Join us for a Hat Show and Tribute to Eric Bullen, Owner of Al's Men Shop Inc. Show starts promptly at 1:30 PM Saturday September...

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Open Fulton Street NOW!!!!

September 11, 2020 The membership of the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID is extremely concerned about the continued impact of the street closure along Fulton Street from...

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Last Chance to Apply for LISC NYC – Lowe’s Neighborhood Business Grants

 Last chance to apply! LISC NYC - Lowe's Neighborhood Business Grants Deadline: August 23 at 11:59 pm Thanks to generous funding from Lowe's, small business owners in...

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Support Local Businesses

Looking for shops, merchants, doctors, lawyers? Looking for a great outfit, restaurant or bar? Now is the time to explore Bed-Stuy and support local business!

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Join us for “Strengthening Black-Owned Business Against COVID-19, Disasters and Gentrification” Webinar

Brooklyn, NY- on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, The Bedford Stuyvesant Gateway Business Improvement District in partnership with Community Board #3 will host a Virtual Town Hall...

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Phase 2 Reopening Information

Dear NYC Nightlife Community, Yesterday, Mayor de Blasio announced that New York City will enter for Phase 2 of reopening this coming Monday, June 22....

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We Have PPE for Small Businesses in Bed-Stuy

If you are a small business in Bed-Stuy looking to secure free face coverings for your employees please contact our office at 718-872-3400 to arrange...

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Letter Regarding Fulton St Closure

Fulton street from Marcy Avenue to Brooklyn Avenue will be closed for the week.

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Fulton Street Closure: 6 am on Saturday, 6/13 – 7 am on Monday, 6/15

Please be advised that Fulton Street between Marcy and Brooklyn Avenues has been deemed a pedestrian walkway during this event and will be closed to...

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Support Neighborhood Businesses

The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated our community - especially the neighborhood businesses that we rely on. These are the businesses that fuel our daily lives...

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6.9.20 Press Conference/Peaceful Rally Today

Please be advised that Council Member Cornegy is hosting a Press Conference/ Peaceful Rally today at 11 am at Marcy Plaza .  He will be...

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Phase 1 of reopening on Monday, June 8, 2020

New York State will allow non-essential businesses to reopen on a regional and industry-specific basis, as each region meets the criteria necessary to protect public...

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Rally Today June 1, 2020 @ 5 PM Corner of Nostrand Ave and Fulton St. Secure Your Business!

We strongly recommend to close and secure everything, leave no valuables in store! 

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ATTENTION PLEASE. *** SATURDAY, MAY 30, 2020***

More Information contact Lynette Battle at [email protected] or 718-872-3405.

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Pre-Apply for the New York Forward Loan Fund!

The New York Women's Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping small businesses who are suffering substantial economic hardships as a result of the Coronavirus....

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Updated COVID-19 Guidance from the NYC SBS

First, Governor Cuomo today announced the New York Forward Loan Fund, a new economic recovery loan program aimed at supporting New York State small businesses,...

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New York Forward Business Reopening Lookup Tool

The Governor’s office has updated it’s NY Forward website to allow businesses to look up their eligibility to reopen and what standards they have to...

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Free Websites, Employment Webinar, Spanish Form LIVE this week

Dear Community Partners, Here are this week's updates! Free Websites - Start Small Think Big is offering free website development and domain hosting for small...

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PPP Compliance Webinar and COVID-19 Rapid Response Program Updates

Thank you to all of our community partners for helping us to support small businesses in New York during this time!

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Reopening Guidelines

Checklist for safely and successfully reopening retail businesses.

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Renvisioning Bed-Stuy’s Economy After COVID-19 Webinar

Watch the video from the webinar on Thursday, April 30, 2020, regarding what is required to re-build Bed-Stuy after the pandemic.

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Prosperity Hardware Featured in the New Yorker Magazine

Our very own Prosperity Hardware was recently featured in an article by the New Yorker magazine.

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Steps Businesses Can Take to Help Deter Burglary

With businesses adjusting to different hours of operation or having to temporarily close, it is a good time to review your security and “target harden” your premises. Here are a few tips.

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Community Partner in Justice Notification

Our office (District Attorney of Kings County) is committed to protecting the public from scammers and solicitors trying to take advantage of fear and confusion over the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Renvisioning Bed-Stuy’s Economy After COVID-19 Webinar

Thursday, April 30, 2020, the Bedford-Stuyvesant Gateway BID and COLVIN GRANNUM of Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation will discuss what is required to re-build Bed-Stuy after the...

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OUR BROOKLYN HOSPITALS NEEDS OUR HELP

Due to Covid-19 One Brooklyn Health is asking for our help. They are in dire need of personal protective equipment (PPE.) A little bit goes...

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POSTPONED- Strategic Leadership Council Breakfast

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT GATEWAY BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT P O S T P O N E D March 18, 2020 Strategic Leadership Council Breakfast As the health crisis...

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Corona Virus Info & Resources

Dear Bed-Stuy Gateway BID Members and Community, While no one can be certain of how the Corona virus (COVID-19) may progress or its full economic...

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**POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE**

POSTPONED   Some of the biggest challenges that a small business can face is employee relations and staffing. Are you familiar with the key steps...

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Coronavirus Alert

Helpful information regarding Coronavirus.  Please read. 

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Police Activity

Merchants please make all necessary changes for deliveries.  Questions? Please call 718.872.3400.

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Bed-Stuy Bushwick Small Business Roundtable Forum

Brooklyn, NY- on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID in conjunction with Borough President Eric Adams office & BKLYN Commons will be hosting...

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Filming on Fulton Street

Filming on Fulton Street If your business is being impacted by the filming taking place today.  Please contact the above referenced individual.

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National Grid Moratorium Lifted

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/25/nyregion/national-grid-cuomo-ny.html?auth=link-dismiss-google1tap

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Spiked Spin to Open Saturday, November 16, 2019

Hip-Hop Cycling Class Spiked Spin Opens Flagship Location In Brooklyn The First Boutique Cycling Studio Comes To Brooklyn With Grand Opening BROOKLYN, NY November 8,...

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Black Ink Opens Shop in Bed-Stuy

Black Ink Crew reality star opens shop in Bed-Stuy David "Ceaser" Emanuel of the reality show Black Ink Crew, opened a tattoo shop in Bed-Stuy...

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Back to School Resource Fair

Last Saturday we hosted our third annual Back to School Resource Fair! Children and youth received free backpacks and school supplies, and parents watched cooking...

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Board Members and Elected Officials at BK Lobster Grand Opening

Elected officials and board members from the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID joined owner Rodney Bonds at the opening of his franchise BK Lobster on August 15th....

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Spudz in the News

Spudz, a restaurant which recently opened in Bed-Stuy, is in the news. Spudz has received praise from Gothamist and Yelp reviewers. Read the full story...

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Umbrellas Open in Marcy Plaza!

We recently had our umbrellas repaired in Marcy Plaza. Come enjoy this landscaped public space at the corner of Fulton St and Marcy Ave!

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BK Lobster Grand Opening

New Brooklyn Lobster Roll Franchise To Debut The First “24K Golden Lobster Roll” 24K Gold-Infused Lobster Roll Will Be Unveiled At BK Lobster NEW YORK,...

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Spudz Specialty Fry Shop Opens in Bed-Stuy

The BID is excited to welcome a new restaurant to the neighborhood! Spudz is a restaurant specializing in French fries that opened on July 25th...

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Moshood Moves to Bed-Stuy

We are very excited to welcome Moshood Creations to Bed-Stuy! On July 28th, 2019, Moshood Creations celebrated their 25th anniversary and the grand opening of...

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Father’s Day Boxing & BBQ 2019

Members of the Bed-Stuy community came out to celebrate fathers at our second annual Father’s Day Boxing & BBQ event.

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Father’s Day Boxing & BBQ

The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID invites Everyone to come out and celebrate fathers at our Second Annual Boxing and Barbecue Father’s Day Celebration on Saturday, June...

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Networking with a Purpose

Join us for purposeful networking and a discussion on "How to protect your business!"

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Enter the 1010 WINS Challenge to Win $10K

1010 Wins wants to give $10,000 to a business within our Business Improvement District. Click here for details.

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Meet Suzanne Mbadinga of Mbadinga VIP Salon

Mbadinga's VIP Salon from BedStuy Gateway The Bed-Stuy Gateway BID is proud to present one of many success stories of business in the district…..Mbadinga VIP...

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It’s Tea Time In Bed Stuy!

It’s Tea Time In Bed-Stuy! A new tea shop, “Brooklyn Tea” has opened on Nostrand Ave in Bed-Stuy. Read the full article at Bklyner.com

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SANITATION COLLECTION SCHEDULE

The collection schedule for the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District.

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New York State Minimum Wage

The New York State minimum wage increased on December 31, 2018. In New York City, it is $13.50 per hour for businesses with 10 or...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Safeguard Your Business

Recent burglaries have occurred in the business district of Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood

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Holiday Safety Tips

Here are some valuable personal safety tips from the NYPD.  

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MTA Press Release

LIRR Advances Nostrand Avenue Station Rehabilitation, NYC DOT Works to Rebuild Atlantic Overpass Train Service Between Jamaica and Atlantic Terminal Reduced From Half-Hourly to Hourly...

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A&A Bake & Double and Roti Shop

Bed-Stuy's Trinidadian Bakery Wins James Beard Award. A&A Bake & Double and Roti Shop has been deemed an American classic by the renowned culinary institute....

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Illegal Dumping Award Program

The New York City Department of Sanitation has created an Illegal Dumping Award Program. Continue reading to learn more about the program and how you can earn a reward.

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Love Your Local

Applications for NYC Love Your Local grants are open again! This program is open to small businesses renting their commercial space, that have been operating for at least three years in New York City.

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Classic Salon

Classic Salon is a beauty studio comprising of hair and makeup application.  Along with providing these services, we also retail great hair care products, carrying...

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2018 Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors for the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID hosted their Annual Meeting and Holiday Celebration on December 13, 2018.

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to The Stuy!  This is your destination for neighborhood goodies for people in the heart of Bed-Stuy.  Supported by local property owners and merchants...

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1st Annual Ladies in Law

1st Annual Ladies in Law Networking Soiree Introducing Captain Victoria Perry, Commanding Officer 79th Precinct We will introduce Captain Perry to the community-at-large as we...

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Book Bag & Supplies Drive Giveaway

Brooklyn, NY- on Saturday, August 25, 2018, In the midst of the sweltering summer heat, kids heading back to school might be the last thing...

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Hardy “Joe” Long Music Series

Last summer, the Bed-Stuy Gateway BID sponsored the Hardy "Joe" Long Music Series at Marcy Plaza.  Neighbors came out every Friday night after-work to unwind...

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Father’s Day Boxing & BBQ

Residents in Bedford-Stuyvesant celebrated Father’s Day on Sunday with boxing and barbecue.

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Spring Fling 2018

Our annual Spring Fling took place May 4th-12th 2018.  We were entertained by Music by Guest DJ and exercise demonstrations, browsed by Pop-Up Shops and...

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Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards

On Monday, March 19, 2018 the Bed-Stuy Gateway Business Improvement District held its first annual Madam C.J. Walker Leadership Awards event at the Billie Holiday...

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