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Leases On Life
The Life And Death Of The Mom-n-Pop
Got Juice?: Choices Loom After Power Project's Demise
Years Pass, But Question Remains: Is NYC Denying Welfare?
When Brooklyn Projects Go Down, What Will Go Up?
The New NYC Entrepreneurs
Cuomo Agenda Sees City As Model
Check Cashers Get New Respect
After The Quake, Rebuilding Haiti From Brooklyn
Lottery Opponents Want Warnings
The Search for the Smoking Gun
Where It Hurts
The City's Latest
Hirings and Retirings
More Than Words?
Bloomberg and Race
Quiet Follows Harlem's
Rezoning For Redevelopment
Term Limits Backlash:
Incumbents In Trouble
OTHER DAVIDS READY THEIR
Slings In Run For Mayor
Mom-and-Pop Cafes Gird
For More City Regulation
New York City is known as a world capital of entrepreneurial activities across a wide range of different fields. In recent years, the interplay between supporting policies capable of generating new business activity and supporting the needs of workers has become more pronounced.
The city's commissioner of small business services says New York's efforts to bolster Business Improvement Districts will help to preserve the mom-and-pop character of neighborhood retail.
The Center for an Urban Future's latest report, State of the Chains, 2012, finds that the number of chain stores in New York City increased for the fifth straight year, underscored by especially strong growth among retailers in the Bronx.
From the 1930s to the present, a look at the candidates who have tried--and in some cases succeed--to increase Latino representation in the City Council, the state legislature, Congress, borough hall and beyond.