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Cobble Hill »

How to Get Your Product Into a Children's Boutique

Learn how to recognize a winning idea, develop a brand and get your product into stores.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Gym Closes Suddenly, Leaving On-Site Tattoo Shop in Limbo

A sign posted outside of the 181st Street gym on Monday announced that the gym was closed.

Midtown »

City Soliciting Feedback From Small Business Owners

The city is asking for feedback from small business owners to see how it can better serve them.

East Harlem »

State Offers $425K to Small Businesses Affected by East Harlem Explosion

The money will be distributed in loans of up to $20,000 to businesess near the explosion site.

East Harlem »

La Marqueta to Get a $3 Million Facelift Compliments of City Council

Harlem's indoor market will receive money to help open new small businesses and attract more customers.

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.