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Upper East Side »

Struggling Second Ave. Businesses Need Financial Aid, Councilman Says

Ben Kallos is proposing a grant program for small businesses affected by Second Avenue subway work.

Long Island City »

E-Space Celebrates 3 Years of Helping Queens Food Companies Get Cooking

The Entrepreneur Space in Long Island City will celebrate its anniversary Tuesday.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Vows to Be Less 'Punitive' Against City's Small Businesses

The mayor picked Maria Torres-Springer to lead the Department of Small Business Services.

Astoria »

Astoria Family Looks to Kickstart Monster-Making Business

The Black family runs Lyla Tov Monsters, selling handmade monster dolls designed by 6-year-old Lyla.

Astoria »

'Astoria Coffee' Entrepreneurs Win 10K Prize in Queens Start Up Competition

Dennis Lee and Liz Wick of Astoria Coffee won the award, which honors small businesses in Queens.

New Dorp »

Center Helping Sandy Damaged Small Businesses Opens in Staten Island

The Small Business Development Center opened a satellite office to help owners apply for federal aid.

New York City »

Paid Sick Leave Bill Passes, Covering 1 Million New Yorkers by 2015

The bill passed after Council Speaker Christine Quinn negotiated concessions protecting small businesses.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside Businesses Offering Deals for Thursdays in May

Dozens of the neighborhood's bars, restaurants and other businesses are offering specials every Thursday.

Astoria »

'Single Girl Cookies' Shows Love for Local Businesses, One Batch at a Time

Renee Heitmann started the pay-it-forward cookie project to show her appreciation for the neighborhood.

Central Harlem »

Harlem Business Alliance Launches Center to Help Small Businesses

The Small Business Support Center will help entrepreneurs with important back office functions.

Morrisania »

Outer Boroughs Bear Brunt of Small Biz Fines, de Blasio Says

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio accused the city of "boroughism" for differences in inspection rates.

Financial District »

Luke's Lobster Ready to Get Cracking Again After Sandy

Luke's Lobster is set to reopen its South William Street location in the Financial District Feb. 21.

New York City »

Bloomberg Announces Plans for First $1 Billion of Sandy Recovery Cash

City officials hope to begin handing out checks to devastated homeowners by late spring.

New York City »

City Joins Yelp to Promote Hard-Hit Businesses Reopening After Sandy

The city's new initiative promotes local businesses in some of Sandy's hardest hit neighborhoods.

South Street Seaport »

Much-Needed Grants Awarded to Downtown Businesses Hurt by Hurricane Sandy

The Downtown Alliance awarded 17 lower Manhattan businesses hurt by the storm $266K in grants.

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