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The Brooklyn Navy Yard has been known as a small-business incubator ever since the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. was created to develop the sprawling former Naval facility. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

North Brooklyn: A small-business powerhouse that drives growth in city, says EDC report

May 31 | Raanan Geberer

NORTH BROOKLYN — The area containing Bedford-Stuyvesant, Williamsburg, DUMBO, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Bushwick, Crown Heights, Clinton Hill and Fort Greene is leading the growth of small businesses in the city, according to “Small Business Dynamism in New York City’s Economic Recovery,” a report issued by the city’s Economic Development Corp. this week. Citywide, “new […]

When police raided the Eldert Street home of Dexter Taylor, they found an array of illegal firearms, including four AR-15 style assault weapons, five handguns, four rifles and more than 50 rounds of ammunition, along with a 3D printer and numerous parts used to construct ghost guns. Screenshot via Google Street View

Bushwick man gets 10 years for ghost gun arsenal that cost him $40,000

May 14 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

A Bushwick resident has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found with an arsenal of 13 untraceable firearms, including AR-15-style rifles. Dexter Taylor, 53, was hit with a 10-year sentence by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Abena Darkeh for his role in assembling an arsenal of ghost guns — firearms built from kits […]

The groundbreaking at 1601 DeKalb Ave.

Developers, elected officials break ground in Bushwick on $75M affordable housing

April 4 | Special to BROOKLYN SPACE

BUSHWICK — It took a village to make a village, and it happened at 1601 DeKalb Ave. Developers Camber Property Group and RiseBoro Community Partnership co-hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a $75 million affordable development featuring 127 units of new housing in Bushwick. Camber and RiseBoro were joined by numerous elected officials and community leaders […]