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.
Members of the Korean Nail Salon Association were in an uproar at a recent meeting over whether to sue the block New York State regulations, Korea Daily reports.
The Kauffman Foundation’s current Index of Entrepreneurs points to a noteworthy vitality in these communities when it comes to starting businesses, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Two Latino entrepreneurs, the co-founders of Envisagenics, are proposing scientific solutions to create more effective and affordable medication, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Libin Zheng of Viiza, known for Taiwanese-style pizza rolls and light bulb beverages, speaks to World Journal about how his generation of immigrants differs from his parents’ when it comes to running businesses.
With the demolition of Willets Point underway, Chinese business leaders in Flushing worry about what the redevelopment could mean for Flushing, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Business owners in Koreatown would like to close 32nd Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway to traffic on Friday and Saturday evenings, The Korea Times reports.