After 53 years of cutting hair at Marble Hill International Unisex Salon, owner Roosevelt “Rosey” Spivey received a 30-day notice to vacate the premises. Patrons tell The Riverdale Press what the barbershop has meant to them and the neighborhood.
El Diario investigates the lucrative yet dangerous business of selling untaxed cigarettes on the streets with a report from Yonkers.
“Brer Rabbit the Opera: A Funky Meditation on Gentrification” by Bedford–Stuyvesant performance artist Aisha Cousins tells a story of gentrification with the help of African folk tales and funk music, reports The Brooklyn Paper.
With the market for Korean customers saturated, Korean businesses in NY are hiring Chinese speakers and advertising directly to Chinese customers, The Korea Times reports.
Locals and business owners weigh in on the new faces, businesses and prices in Central Harlem, in a video in City Limits.
Nordic Delicacies, which once catered to a bustling Scandinavian community in Bay Ridge, is going out of business after nearly three decades, according to Home Reporter.
Brooklyn start-ups got a boost from the Brooklyn Public Library’s 11th annual PowerUP! competition, Brooklyn brief reports.
In the last of three articles, Sing Tao Daily reporter Rong Xiaoqing returns to China and assesses development and ways to preserve the past.
Mitsuwa, the largest Japanese supermarket in the tristate area, has seen a decline in Japanese customers since the 1990s but many turn out in December as the community gears up for New Year’s.
Less than two years ago, Juan Camilo left his Wall Street job to establish Dyckman Beer, El Diario reports.
Good Luck Car Service plans to introduce a new mobile app to help it deal with competition from Uber and other e-hailing cab services.
A Spaniard who once lived in Brazil sells unusual handicrafts through her Brazilian Home Collection business in Passaic, New Jersey, and in Bryant Park in Manhattan.
In the new Bronx, there are new businesses and new developments but there’s still poverty and housing displacement, El Diario reports.
Harlem bar and jazz club Paris Blues celebrates 45 years as a Harlem institution. Amsterdam News speaks to owner Samuel “Sam” Hargress Jr., who has been there since its opening in 1969.
The 82nd Street Partnership, the BID in Jackson Heights, has a new executive director, Leslie A. Ramos.