Industrial-strength Chocolate: Sector B

Sunset Park’s manufacturing corridor gets its tastiest tenant yet, now that Jacques Torres (that’s “Mr. Chocolate” to you) is moving his Chocolate Factory into the Brooklyn Army Terminal. He tells host Randy Peers why this is good for his company, and we get the broad view of Sunset Park’s business growth from David Meade, Executive Director of the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corp. For more information about Jacques Torres Chocolate, visit http://www.mrchocolate.com or for more information about Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corp visit http://www.sbidc.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s “Sector B:The Business of Brooklyn,” episode 66. Original air date: 2/20/2013.

Crepini: Sector B

It’s a crepe! It’s a blini! No, it’s a crepini, and the two Sunset Park partners behind this product explain how they left one career and started a totally new one. Whether the clients are retail customers, school systems, or the restaurant trade, so far, crepinis are selling like, well, hotcakes. For more information about Crepini, visit http://www. http://crepini.com

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Sector B: The Business of Brooklyn, episode 61. Original air date: 7/17/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Creativity and Mental Illness: Healthbeat Brooklyn

Can painting, music, writing and any and all forms of artistic expression help people cope with mental illness? In Sunset Park, a program run by the Resource and Wellness Center of Baltic Street AEH (Advocacy, Employment, Housing) believes passionately that creativity is a crucial part of treatment. For more information about Resource and Wellness Center of Baltic Street AEH, visit http://www.balticstreet.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 64. Original airdate 06/05/2012.

Laughter Yoga: Healthbeat Brooklyn

A room full of people laughing out loud – and you thought yoga was all about being inner-directed. Not with the group you’re about to meet. It may look weird (well, frankly, it is, kind of), but these folks believe you can cackle, giggle, chortle and howl your way to stress reduction. For more information about Resource and Wellness Center of Baltic Street AEH, visithttp://www.balticstreet.org

From Brooklyn Independent Television?s HealthBeat Brooklyn, episode 64. Original airdate 06/05/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Year Of The Dragon: Brooklyn Review

2012 is the year of the Dragon and in Brooklyn?s Sunset Park the Brooklyn Chinese-American Association held a celebration with singing, dragons, and firecrackers.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 257. Original air date: 2/13/2012. http://www.bricartsmedia.org/bit

Chinese Population: Brooklyn Review

When we think of New York’s Chinatown, lower Manhattan automatically comes to mind. But 2010 census figures are shining light on a rapidly growing Chinese population in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 249.
Original air date: 9/24/2011.

Melody Lanes: Neighborhood Beat Sunset Park

The current economy has many of us nostalgic for the good ol’  days. Servicing Sunset Park since 1958, Melody Lanes provides inexpensive fun to all who enter.
From Brooklyn Independent Television‘s Neighborhood Beat: Sunset Park. Original air date 11/18/2010.
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