The Brooklyn neighborhood synonymous with poverty is working to remake itself without giving in to the forces of gentrification.
NYS Entity Status
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DECEMBER 03, 2013
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NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - BANANA LEAF USA, INC
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- No ‘Inner City’ in Brownsville, Brooklyn, Just Overlooked Strengths
By GINIA BELLAFANTE - Thursday Mar 30, 2017
- Leaf Spot On Beans: How To Control Cercospora Leaf Spot In Beans
By Kristi Waterworth - Thursday Jun 8, 2017
By Kristi Waterworth Summertime means so many things, including spending time in the garden and the wicked sunburns that sometimes accompany it. For beans, sunburns aren’t a normal part of summer, so if your bean patch suddenly looks a lot like your sun-exposed arms, you may have cause for concern. Cercospora leaf spot of bean plants can present in a few different ways, but however it comes, it can spell trouble for you and your crop. Cercospora Leaf Spot in Beans As the mercury rises, garden diseases become increasingly larger problems. Leaf spot on beans isn’t new, but it certainly can be frustrating to discover that your plants are suddenly infected. When temperatures exceed 75 degrees Fahrenheit (23 degrees C.) and the conditions are humid, it’s important to keep your eyes peeled for problems in the garden. Cercospora leaf spot in beans can start either as a seed-borne illness, stunting
- Cyclist Killed by Bus in New York’s First Citi Bike Fatality
By MATTHEW HAAG and HANNAH ALANI - Tuesday Jun 13, 2017
Dan Hanegby of Brooklyn fell under a bus’s tires in Chelsea. He worked for Credit Suisse and was once the top-ranked tennis player in Israel.
- Amazon Offers Up Free Bananas at Community Stands
Monday May 22, 2017
Online retail giant Amazon.com hands out free bananas at their Community Banana Stands on the company's corporate campus in downtown Seattle. Photo: Laura Stevens/The Wall Street Journal
- Cold Hardy Banana Trees: Growing A Banana Tree In Zone 8
By Amy Grant - Saturday Jun 17, 2017
By Amy Grant Yearning to replicate the tropical setting found on your last visit to Hawaii but you live in USDA zone 8, a less than tropical region? Palm trees and banana plants aren’t exactly the first thing that pops into a zone 8 gardener’s mind when choosing plants. But is it possible; can you grow bananas in zone 8? Can You Grow Bananas in Zone 8? Amazingly enough, there are actually cold hardy banana trees! The most cold hardy banana is called the Japanese Fiber banana (Musa basjoo) and is said to be able to tolerate temperatures down to 18 degree F. (-8 C.), a perfect banana tree for zone 8. Information on Banana Trees for Zone 8 As mentioned, the most cold hardy banana tree is Musa basjoo, the largest of the bananas which may attain heights of up to 20 feet (6 meters). Bananas need 10-12 months
- Neighborhood Joint: Staubitz Market in Brooklyn: 100 Years of Sawdust, Steaks and Chops
By ANDREW COTTO - Wednesday Jun 14, 2017
A display contains frozen items, and the shelves are stocked with jars and cans. But there’s just one reason to visit this Boerum Hill business: meat.
- Pride 2017: New York’s L.G.B.T.Q. Story Began Well Before Stonewall
By LIAM STACK - Monday Jun 19, 2017
The gay bar’s 1969 patron-police battle, hailed as a starting point, actually followed many events in the city, now mapped in a sites project.
- A Street Fight Among Grocers to Deliver Your Milk, Eggs, Bananas
By RACHEL ABRAMS - Saturday Jun 24, 2017
Bananas can’t get cold. Milk mustn’t tip. Online food delivery still trips up companies. A day on the truck shows why.