Shop Local Brooklyn 39
We encourage members of our community to patronize independent, locally owned, neighborhood shops, restaurants, cafes and stores. Local businesses provide goods and services with a personalized touch, keep jobs and money flowing in our community, contribute to support local causes, and help keep our neighborhoods vibrant and livable.
Please take a minute to check out our "Shop Local" resources:
- Nominate a locally owned business for a Shop Local Spotlight.
- Check out recent Shop Local Spotlights.
- Learn more about why we think its important to shop locally.
- Learn about other Shop Local Projects (including Shop Brooklyn, the 3/50 Project, the NYC Restaurant Industry Roundtable, local BIDs and merchants associations), and how you can become involved.
- Read great reviews of local shops, restaurants and businesses from locally run online publications.
What does your neighborhood need? An improved park? Safer streets? New school technology? In participatory budgeting, you give your ideas and City Councilmember Brad Lander has set aside $1 million to fund them. And your votes will decide which projects get funded.