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Bed-Stuy »

Learn how to avoid violations, access capital and navigate government regulations on Jan. 11.

Astoria »

Sweet Afton's bid to add six tables with 12 seats on the sidewalk got shot down by CB1.

Midtown »

The NYC Consumer Affairs presented a new interactive map of the city's curbside eateries.

East Harlem »

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

Midtown »

The DCA released a report Wednesday that found Whole Foods mislabeled items with inflated prices.

Bed-Stuy »

The board approved applications for Eugene & Co., Pilar's Cuban Eatery and Stonefruit Espresso.

Midtown »

More than a dozen customers say Prepaid Mobile overcharged them by hundreds or thousands of dollars.

Inwood »

The vendors congregate on a one-block stretch between Vermilyea and Sherman Avenues.

Greenwich Village »

Claudette restaurant initially promised the Community Board they wouldn't have outdoor seating.

Financial District »

Local startups are using a new service that allows them to have office space only when they need it.

Forest Hills »

The pub will offer 34 outside seats starting next week, the owners said.

Inwood »

The 12-seat cafe is the fourth outdoor eating space on this stretch of Dyckman Street.

Midtown »

A horse named Pumpkin crashed into a cab carrying Mets outfielder Matt den Dekker, reports said.

Battery Park City »

Julie Menin will lead the rollout of the city's new paid sick leave law.

Inwood »

Community Board 12 voted against the cafe after its owner and a councilman disagreed on a closing time.