Saturday, 19 April 2014

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East Harlem Tragedy Victims Still Waiting For Help

East Harlem Tragedy Victims Still Waiting For Help

A month after the deadly explosion in East Harlem, displaced tenants and affected businesses have received little help from the city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Korean Food Franchises Swarm into Flushing

Korean Food Franchises Swarm into Flushing

Korean bakeries and coffee shops are popular with customers in Flushing's Chinatown, and competition is strong, reports Korea Daily.

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Opinion: Fight Financial Discrimination with the Sou-Sou

Opinion: Fight Financial Discrimination with the Sou-Sou

New York Carib News reports on the challenges facing minority entrepreneurs, and how a credit union or sou-sou might help its members.

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Some Chinatown Restaurants Take a Break in April

Some Chinatown Restaurants Take a Break in April

Several Chinatown restaurants are closed this month, because the traditional tomb sweeping holiday, as well as competition from eateries in Queens and Brooklyn, have cut into their banquet business, Sing Tao Daily reports.

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Long Island Losing Kosher Delis

Long Island Losing Kosher Delis

Changing demographics and eating habits led to the loss of five kosher delis in Nassau and Suffolk counties last year, reports Jewish Week.

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Helping Fellow Guineans in the Bronx

Helping Fellow Guineans in the Bronx

Small businessman and community leader Diallo talks on camera about working hard and giving back.

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Korean Businesses in Willets Point Can’t Afford to Move

Korean Businesses in Willets Point Can’t Afford to Move

No Korean stores in Willets Point have been evicted yet – though there are only six – but their days are numbered, reports Korea Daily.

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Secondhand Smoke from Hookah Lounges Irks Residents

Secondhand Smoke from Hookah Lounges Irks Residents

Residents and community board leaders urge hookah lounge owners in Bay Ridge to improve ventilation in their establishments, reports Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

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A Hasidic Toy Store Grows in Brooklyn

A Hasidic Toy Store Grows in Brooklyn

At Wise Buys, which serves an ultra-Orthodox customer base, Barbie and SpongeBob are nowhere in sight. The Jewish Daily Forward profiles its owner, Samuel Lipschitz.

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East Harlem Explosion Leaves Mixed Aftermath for Mexicans

East Harlem Explosion Leaves Mixed Aftermath for Mexicans

Businesses and customers are returning to the neighborhood's "Little Mexico," but for some residents, gas problems persist with little in the way of help, reports Diario de Mexico.

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Locals Seek to Put the Brakes on Bronx-Bound Auto Shops

Locals Seek to Put the Brakes on Bronx-Bound Auto Shops

Hunts Point residents fear that the arrival of auto body shops uprooted from Willets Point will cause a spike in traffic, pollution and crime, reports The Hunts Point Express.

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