Small Business

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Wal-Marts in New York City? It's Looking Less and Less Likely

    At least for now, it looks like Wal-Mart is deescalating its push to break into New York City's retail market. Although the big-box chain has reaffirmed its commitment to exploring opportunities to open up stores in the city, it seems clear that the company is tampering down the capacity of its cam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    In Pictures: Red Hook's Fairway Reopens Today! Mayor Bloomberg and Miss America Visit

    Fairway's Red Hook location has been closed since Hurricane Sandy thrashed the piers, flooding the waterside grocery store and damaging its internal structure so badly it's taken months to gut and rebuild. To mark the grand reopening today, Mayor Bloomberg paid a visit and spoke to the crowd in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    City Council Committee Votes in Favor of Revised Minority Business Law

    The City Council's Committee on Contracts voted unanimously yesterday to revise a law passed in 2005 aimed at helping minority and women-owned businesses secure contracts with city agencies. The committee voted in favor of the proposed Intro-911-A bill -- which is a revised version of the Local L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    NYU Faculty Calls Out President Sexton's 2031 Expansion Plan In Open Letter

    The saga over NYU's 2031 expansion plan continues.We recently took a trip to City Hall to hear about the university's expansion plan and while most of the dissenting voices in attendance were from residents of the Greenwich Village, it was mentioned that nearly 35 of NYU's departments had also op ... More >>

  • Film

    September 1, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    "Store Front" Exhibition Celebrates Old New York

    Photo by jimandkarlamurray on Flickr "Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York," an exhibition by photographers James and Karla Murray, opens today at Clic Gallery on Center Street. The series of photographs of mom-and-pop storefronts, which spans ten years, includes a shot of the now shutter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    City to Lose $800 Million in Corporate Tax Refunds

    Another day, another several hundred million dollars down the drain: the Times reports that this year local businesses' estimated tax payments to the city this year were off by about $800 million. And though these businesses traditionally tell the city to just put their overpayments on next year's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Congestion Pricing Panel Named

    According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2005

    Eve of Construction

    In the new Greenpoint, that means destruction for long-timers forced to close up shop

  • News

    March 15, 2005

    Kids in the Thrall

    You make chump change. And Congress likes it that way.

  • Film

    June 18, 2002
  • Film

    April 6, 1999