Some worry that rezoning a stretch of Jerome Avenue in the Bronx would displace one of the city’s few remaining concentrations of auto service businesses, reports Bronx Bureau.
Businesses are changing hands in neighborhoods like Mott Haven, turning over from Dominican and Puerto Rican to Mexican ownership as members of the older generation retire and move to warmer climes, reports Mott Haven Herald.
The Astoria Cove rezoning will set the bar for de Blasio’s affordable housing policy over the next few years. But as the plan stands, will it help the New Yorkers who need it most?
The [Re]New Lots Markets & Artist Incubator Project is turning two vacant lots in East New York into affordable spaces for artists and retailers, reports Brooklyn Brief.
As development in downtown Flushing drives up rent and property taxes, small businesses must relocate, sublet, split and rent out space, or lay off employees, World Journal finds.
Model turned shoe designer Armando Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau, lived in Portugal and England, and now calls NYC home.
High rent, as well as competition from online vendors and a Jewish museum, spell an uncertain future for one of Manhattan’s last two Judaica stores, reports Tablet Magazine.
Business owners in East Harlem affected by a gas explosion last March have mixed views about a loan program aimed at helping them, reports The Uptowner.
Some residents of Kingsbridge are concerned that development might negatively affect the Bronx neighborhood, Norwood News reports.
As national retailers take over Williamsburg streets, a Brooklyn Brief article considers both sides of the chain store debate and the often conflicting conclusions.
The spread of Ebola in Liberia is disrupting trade and keeping customers away.
With music, dance and activities, the new center opened its doors to the community.
Scammers spoof a caller ID to defraud one business in Flushing, and the owner warns non-English speaking businessmen may be an easier target, reports World Journal.
A NYC small-business owner comments on costs, including those associated with the paid sick leave law, in an opinion piece interview in Gotham Gazette.
Queens Courier profiles the Chinese-Venezuelan family behind TuArepa Pizza Cafe, which recently expanded its pizza menu to include Venezuelan dishes.