Sean Basinski

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Midtown »

Street Vendors Protest Being Booted from NFL's Super Bowl Blvd.

About 100 vendors have been made to move from normal spots betwen 34th and 47th for Super Bowl Boulevard.

Upper East Side »

Force Street Vendors to Use Matching Furniture, Upper East Sider Says

Other quality-of-life controls suggested at a recent meeting include a new ticketing department.

New York City »

Quinn, Bloomberg Clash Over Plan to Slash Food Cart Fines

Street vendors have been pressuring Quinn to reduce punitive vendor fines.

SoHo »

SoHo Community Board Pushes City to Review Vendor Rules

A city panel has not reviewed the number of SoHo vendors in 12 years, CB2 says.

Downtown »

Website Helps Food Vendors Near Occupy Wall Street Stay Afloat

Zuccotti Park vendors whose business dropped because of Occupy Wall Street are now getting some help from a new website.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

UES Community Board Wants Stricter Rules for Street Vendors

Limiting the number of street vendors per block or requiring design guidelines for carts and trucks are among ideas being floated by CB 8 in tackling the growing number of street vendors.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Track Food Trucks With GPS, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Gale Brewer says no one is keeping track of the growing number of food trucks, and GPS could help.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Food Fight Erupts Over Popular Chinatown Greenmarket

Advocates charged the police with harassing produce vendors at the bustling Forsyth Street market.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Judge Rules Against Paty's Tacos in Parking Space Fight

A judge ruled against an UES taco truck last week, saying trucks can't sell food while parked at metered parking spots.

Manhattan »

Upper East Side Taco Truck Files Lawsuit Against City

After a ticket and tow blitz forced Paty's Taco Truck from the Upper East Side, the owner is suing the city.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Police Welcome Taco Truck Back to Upper East Side by Towing It

The war between the Upper East Side and Paty's Tacos continued Tuesday when the NYPD towed the truck on its first day back.

Manhattan »

Food Truck Vendors Protest Bill Targeting Them for Ticket Violations

Street Vendors fight against a bill that would revoke their licenses after three parking tickets with a pink slip campaign.