Author: annamaryascaccia

Brooklyn, development, News

Reactivated South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Won’t Come at Cost of Residents, EDC Prez Says

In today’s New York, economic development has become almost synonymous with gentrification, with communities often fearing new projects will mean displacement of long-time residents. That’s the current vibe in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, where the city plans to revive the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal by the end of 2016. The city plans to […]


Meet the New York Tech Startup that’s Changing Parental Leave

When Mark Egerman’s wife, Alisha, gave birth to their first daughter, Shirin, in late May, he took six weeks off from work to spend time with his new family. Egerman, co-founder of Cover, a New York-based restaurant mobile payment startup, also wanted to show his employees that it was okay […]