Thursday, 24 July 2014

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Tish James Talks Astoria Waterfront Development

Tish James Talks Astoria Waterfront Development

Public Advocate Letitia James met with Council member Costa Constantinides to discuss development along the Astoria waterfront.

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Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Redeveloping Chinatown: Opinions Differ

Mingpao finds that there's a wide range of views on how best to boost Chinatown.

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‘Sub-minimum’ Wages Protested

‘Sub-minimum’ Wages Protested

Workers want Gov. Cuomo to eliminate the sub-minimum wage so that tipped workers can receive the same minimum wage as others, Manhattan Times reports.

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The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

Carlos Mesquita transformed a shoeshine bench in Portugal into a luxury repair business in New York.

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Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

Rent Hikes Shutter Korean Businesses in Manhattan

After rent climbed $20,000 in just one month, a Korean-owned nail salon closed its doors, joining delis and dry cleaners that faced a similar predicament, reports The Korea Times.

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Hipsters Keep German Bar Alive in Queens

Hipsters Keep German Bar Alive in Queens

Attracted to the "authenticity" of Gottscheer Hall in Ridgewood, younger, affluent patrons helped the bar finally turn a profit after 15 years of being in the red, reports Queens Courier.

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Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Dominican-born Luis Batista was honored recently for his contributions at the Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side, the East Villager reports.

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Fighting Gentrification with Poetry

Fighting Gentrification with Poetry

A Queens native comments on the borough's changes through poetry, Queens Tribune reports.

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East, West Join to Sell Goods in Flushing

East, West Join to Sell Goods in Flushing

Chinese and non-Chinese vendors are working together in Flushing, learning each other's languages and cultures, The China Press reports.

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Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Freddy Castiblanco, a prominent local businessman in Jackson Heights takes the city to task for targeting small businesses in an op-ed piece in Queens Latino.

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Korean Nail Salons: An Inside Look

Korean Nail Salons: An Inside Look

Stiff competition in NYC has hurt market share, but workers still seek jobs there.

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