Posts Tagged ‘local business’

Park Slope Civic Council’s Food for Thought 2018

Park Slope Civic Council’s Food for Thought 2018 Join Park Slope Civic Council for an evening of food, drink and fun with area fare providers as we raise funds for a great cause: supporting our local, civic-minded, college-bound students with ever-increasing scholarship assistance toward reaching their dreams. read more >>
  • Posted on Oct 17, 2018 by Darden

Making a Bid for a New BID

Making a Bid for a New BID Organizers of the proposed business improvement district on Seventh Avenue are hosting an informational meeting where the public can learn more about and share their opinions on the BID. read more >>
  • Posted on Mar 3, 2013 by pscc

Learn about Microfunding and Crowd-Lending for Local Small Businesses

Learn about Microfunding and Crowd-Lending for Local Small Businesses Learn more about “How Crowd-Funding and Microlending Can Boost Your Business and Fund Your Dream Project” at this Park Slope Small Business Forum event. read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 24, 2012 by pscc

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope When Irene LoRe opened the restaurant Aunt Suzie’s almost three decades ago on Fifth Avenue, the street was not nearly as fashionable as it is today read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

The State of Shopping Local

The State of Shopping Local Last year was a rough one for businesses across the country. So how did Park Slope’s small businesses and commercial districts fare in 2011? And what can we expect in the year to come? read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Strong Bonds, Strong Local Business

Strong Bonds, Strong Local Business One of the most appealing aspects of living in Park Slope is the strong sense of community that exists here — not only among residents but also between residents and our local stores. Mitchell Szpicek of Little Things discusses how to strengthen those connections. read more >>
  • Posted on Dec 14, 2011 by pscc

Comment: Coming Together for the Community

Comment: Coming Together for the Community A while back, a few Park Slope Civic Council trustees had the idea to devote an upcoming issue of Civic News to the question, “What is the Park Slope Civic Council?” read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 3, 2011 by pscc

A Big Bookstore Birthday

A Big Bookstore Birthday Since it opened its doors in Park Slope in late fall 1971, the Community Bookstore has served as an anchor amidst a sea of change in the neighborhood. read more >>
  • Posted on Sep 22, 2011 by pscc

Sailing the Five C’s

Sailing the Five C’s As executive director of a nonprofit lender that has made 176 business loans in recent years to start-ups and existing businesses, I want to share the lender’s perspective. As a business owner, you will be in a stronger position to obtain financing by knowing how they think. read more >>
  • Posted on May 23, 2011 by pscc

The Growing a Business Community Forum: ‘We Hit on a Hot Topic’

The Growing a Business Community Forum: ‘We Hit on a Hot Topic’ Failure is usually a taboo subject in business, especially among small-business owners in today’s economy. Yet failure was an important element in Irene LoRe’s concluding talk at the Park Slope Civic Council’s most recent community forum. read more >>
  • Posted on Mar 26, 2011 by pscc