Plaintiffs in the case against Willet West, the mega-mall portion of the $3 billion Willets Point development, believe appellate justices are receptive to their arguments, Times Ledger reports.
The Vendy Award-winning food truck King of Falafel will expand to a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Astoria, reports Times Ledger.
City officials announced a new 21-step program to revitalize Jamaica, Queens, over the next few years, Queens-based publications report.
Chinatown rents are rising for many businesses, forcing some to move to Brooklyn or Queens and others to go out of business, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Some Willets Point businesses will receive funds to ease their relocation to the Bronx, but others remain opposed to the move, media outlets in Queens report.
Michelle Chen, daughter of the owners, reflects on the humble Chinatown roots of the store and its expansion over more than four decades in business, in a piece for Open City.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer announced proposals to help the city’s small businesses succeed, citing The Halal Guys as an example of one that has grown and prospered, reports Manhattan Times.
City street vendors are hesitant to embrace proposed regulations including a letter grading system for food carts, El Diario reports.
An opinion piece in Queens Latino argues that the recent agreement on the expansion of the 82nd Street BID to Roosevelt Avenue does not take sufficient account of dissenting views.
On March 21, #HackHarlem was held for 12 hours to develop ideas for new apps to benefit Harlem.
The flight attendant who served Cho Hyun-ah, the former vice president of Korean Air who forced a plane to return to the gate, has sued both Cho and the airline in NYS Supreme Court in Queens County, Korea Daily reports.
Community activists want the city to require environmental impact statements from businesses located in the South Bronx, The Hunts Point Express reports.
A Chinese-American lawyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a night market in Queens in April, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Panelists at a recent forum urged the City Council to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to help businesses in the city in their negotiations with landlords, The Villager reports.
Under the leadership of a new director, the 82nd St. Partnership, also known as the Roosevelt Ave. BID, is set to expand. Leslie Ramos included Latino vendors and others in the discussions, and people are positive about the agreement, which still must undergo an approval process, El Diario reports.