Skyscrapers, Dumbo House and Hot Design: a Midweek reportThe latest in Brooklyn business news, from The Bridge and its media colleagues
Brooklyn’s skyline will get even bigger. Citi Bikes are rolling, with a few qualities you might not know about. Brooklyn gets a hot new TV channel. Three borough clinics are busted for pushing painkillers. And here comes a Brooklyn incarnation of members-only Soho House, to be called Dumbo House.
First came the residential skyscrapers. Now comes a wave of office buildings to house a growing tech hub [The Bridge]
The bike-share program, run by Brooklyn-based Motivate, is growing even more this year, to 12,000 bicycles [The Bridge]
With edgy series like ‘The Show About the Show,’ Brooklyn’s indie network is a new cultural voice on the scene [The Bridge]
In Downtown Brooklyn, eager recruiters hunted for technologists–and those who want to be one [The Bridge]
Members-only Soho House is opening an outpost in Empire Stores this fall, to be called Dumbo House [The Brooklyn Paper]
Many of the world’s best-looking products and advertisements are born here, so reporter Tyler Woods helps us get acquainted with some of the most impressive tech-focused design companies in the borough [Technical.ly Brooklyn]
Officials arrested 12 people in what was described as a conspiracy involving three Brooklyn medical clinics that helped flood the streets with prescription painkillers [The New York Times]
In a grand tour of the County of Kings, the Brits take stock and like what they see. But hurry up or you’ll miss it, they advise [The Telegraph]
A rare city attraction, open for nearly a century, could now be running out of time.
It’s one of the only places left in the city where you can take a horseback ride, something many Brooklyn natives don’t take for granted [CBS New York]
How rising rents in Brooklyn have inspired some business owners to set up shop on the other side of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [Staten Island Advance]