On November 21, a loaded gun was discovered at Green Central Knoll park in Bushwick, kicking off a now-closed investigation. [Bushwick Daily]
A real estate company secured a $90 million construction loan to finance both a Bushwick Avenue and Evergreen Avenue apartment building, which will feature 232 rental units combined. [The Real Deal]
Controversy-ridden Schiavone Construction Co. will earn $80 million to repair a section of the M train line in Bushwick. [DNA Info]
Citing this forthcoming construction—which he classifies as a “small business death sentence”—the owner of Myrtle Avenue’s Harvest Cyclery laid off the majority of his staff and relocated with his family out of state. [DNA Info]
According to analysis of transactions from 2009 to 2014, Brooklyn is the American city with the highest percentage of start-ups boasting one or more female founders (28 percent). [Fortune]
Mayor de Blasio visited Bushwick on Saturday to congratulate the group Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park on their recent successful campaign to preserve 27 acres of local land for recreational use. [Greenpointers]
Correction: The original headline of this post was revised, since it incorrectly stated that Harvest Cyclery had closed and temporarily relocated.