Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop spoke with reporters about his agency’s work, and detailed what SBS will do to promote the new ambitious goals of the de Blasio administration for boosting contracting with women and minority-owned businesses.
Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why an increasing number of Chinese-owned small businesses are relocating to Jamaica from Flushing.
Some residents and workers oppose rezoning and housing plans on the Bronx’s Jerome Avenue claiming that they will harm its long-established auto-repair businesses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
A nail salon owner in Westchester County is suing the state of New York over its new ventilation requirements, reports Korea Daily. More than two dozen other owners had originally planned to join the lawsuit.
The Riverdale Press heads to An Beal Bocht Cafe to find out what makes it a traditional Irish pub.
Community Board 3’s Land Use Committee heard from city planners recently, while local residents protested for greater inclusion, City Limits reports.
Mott Haven Herald profiles Pitusa Bakery and the Ecuadorean family whose close relationship with staff and customers has kept the store running despite the fast food chains moving in.
About 60 Korean nail salon owners are filing a class-action suit to stop NYS from issuing regulations on ventilation in nail salons. The Korean American Nail Salon Association, however, remains opposed to legal action, Korea Daily reports.
Small Manhattan restaurant Selena Rosa Mexicana reached an agreement with the Rosa Mexicano conglomerate, which sued for naming rights and put 40 jobs in jeopardy, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Step inside Librería Barco De Papel in Elmhurst, one of the last remaining Spanish-language bookstores in NYC.
Lorelei Salas, commissioner of the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, met with community and ethnic reporters at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism on Sept. 15.
A dispute between McDwyer’s Pub and its landlord, 3120 Hull Realty Corp., has made its way to Bronx Housing Court with a trial that would determine the future of the last Irish pub standing in the neighborhood, reports Norwood News.
Dominican beauty salons and barbershops in the city are not just places where people can change their hairstyle, they also function as gathering centers for neighbors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
According to a Census report, New York, Newark and Jersey City are among the top 10 cities with the most minority-owned companies in the country, mostly thanks to Asian and Hispanic entrepreneurs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Mehmet Akkurt wanted to bring genuine baklava from the Antep region of Turkey to the U.S., so he imported all the ingredients, and brought a pastry chef here, to make the famous Turkish dessert.