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East Harlem »

103rd Street Subway Closure Is Clobbering Sales, Businesses Say

One deli owner said his sales have dropped 40 percent since the 103rd and Lexington subway stop closed.

Fort Greene »

Senegalese Designer Closes Fulton Street Shop to Move Back Home

Momar Diagne, 45, said his customer base began moving away from Fort Greene.

Prospect Heights »

Haifa Market Closes After 45 Years in Business in Prospect Heights

The owners of the family-run market lost 46-year-old Bassam Awad in a fire next to the shop in January.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Entrepreneur Launches Lice-Removal Business with Free Screening

Jesenia Dolmus will host a free lice screening event to launch her new lice removal business.

East Harlem »

City Says Small Business Fines Have Been Cut in Half

Fines have dropped to $15.7 million from $32.5 million and the number of violations declined by a third.

Bed-Stuy »

Landlords Who Harass Commercial Tenants Would Be Penalized Under New Bill

Business tenants facing harassment could be awarded a month's rent or $1,000, along with other fees.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Biscotti Bakery Closing After Rent Hike, 'Mall-ization of Manhattan'

The neighborhood's changes and gentrification pushed Bis.co.latte out, the owners say.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Has Strong Job Growth But High Unemployment, Study Shows

While Washington Heights and Inwood have seen an influx of new jobs, not all residents have benefited.

Washington Heights »

Officials Seek Small Business Protections After Uptown Shops Booted

Coltown Properties is replacing eight small businesses in Washington Heights after buying the property.

Inwood »

Dyckman Street Laundromat Closing to Make Way for Another Restaurant

Duce Laundry at 267 Dyckman St. will close in mid-June, building management said.

Nolita »

Street Artist Wraps Lower East Side Building in 'Gentrification' Tape

Brooklyn street artist wrapped up the iconic building with "Gentrification in Progress" caution tape.

East Village »

Short Film Encourages Viewers to Help #SavePunjabiDeli

A new short film calls on viewers to support a strugging East Village business impacted by construction.

Hudson Heights »

Washington Heights Stationery Store to Close After Nearly 40 Years

Colorina Kids, which operated for almost 50 years, also recently shuttered.

Chelsea »

Get a Free 'Mini-MBA' in Fashion at FIT

Participants have a shot at a share of $150,000 in prize money for their businesses.

Midtown »

NYC Women-Owned Businesses Up 43 Percent in a Decade, Study Shows

The fastest growth was in Brooklyn, where the number increased 77 percent.