The owners of Pommes Frites have found a new location in the West Village for the Belgian fries eatery devastated by the East Village explosion in March. But not everyone is happy about the move, reports The Jewish Daily Forward in an interview with co-owner Omer Shorshi.
Korean-owned coffee shops face problems with illegal downloads taking place on their premises, The Korea Times reports.
New hotels are opening in the South Bronx, offering tourists a glimpse of a borough they rarely visit, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Korean nail salon owners were happy that the bill just passed in the NYS legislature did not adopt all of the sweeping regulations originally proposed, Korea Daily reports.
Ramón Eduardo runs Il Forno Bakery in Hunts Point with the help of his children. In a NYCity News Service video, the native of the Dominican Republic says that those raised in the U.S., his children included, do not have the same hunger for success as immigrants do.
Poles in the U.S. send nearly $1 billion a year back to Poland via money transfer services such as the Polish American Bureau in Garfield, New Jersey, Nowy Dziennik reports.
With many Indian Americans finding success in the franchise business, they are likely to have a noticeable presence at the International Franchise Expo at the Javits Center, reports Desi Talk, which profiles two brothers running a sub shop on Long Island.
More and more gift shops in Chinatown are being run by South Asians, some of whom are subletting from Chinese businesses that hold 10-year leases, reports Sing Tao Daily.
The black market for smuggled cigarettes in the Chinese community provides not just cheaper options but also flavors from home not found in the U.S., reports World Journal.
A procurement meeting brought together women and minority-owned businesses and city and state agencies recently, Manhattan Times reports.
Eric Glisson has big plans for his Bronx business, Fresh Take Juice Bar, which he started after serving nearly 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit.
A restaurant owner and a deli owner tell Queens Chronicle how the impending citywide Styrofoam ban could affect small businesses like theirs.
The auto shop owners of Sunset Cooperative in Willets Point, Queens, were supposed to be out of their units by June 1, but they say they’re not going anywhere and are on a hunger strike until progress is made on their new location in the Bronx, report Queens papers.
Concerned and skeptical Flushing residents raised questions about a waterfront rezoning plan at a recent city planning meeting, reports Queens Chronicle.
The now former owner of a nail salon mentioned in the New York Times piece on the industry tells World Journal that the story misrepresents salon practices due to miscommunication and an over-reliance on the testimony of workers, who in actuality hold the bargaining power.