As city eateries scramble to reopen for outdoor dining following months of state-mandated closures, some restaurant owners claim city transportation honchos are adjusting outdoor dining guidelines on the fly -- while threatening heavy fines for noncompliance.
Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna announced via Instagram that the business will continue but they will not be part of its future, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reported.
The city lost 20 percent of its jobs in three months, with low-wage workers hardest hit.
The iconic shop is known for its casual, colorful and creative Brooklyn vibe.
Now helming the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation, Howard Kolins outlines the challenges local businesses are facing during the pandemic.
It opened in 2014 and was part of a mini empire of Greene Grape businesses on a two-block stretch of Fulton Street, including a grocery and wine shop.
Insurance companies have been refusing to pay claims, pointing to virus exclusions written into policies, according to our sister pub Brooklyn Paper.
A fixture on Bedford Avenue for more than 20 years, the arts-focused bookstore has put up a GoFundMe page to help them reopen after the shutdown.
Rather than completely shutting down, bookshops are delivering books to customers during the crisis, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.
With long lines at grocery stores, Marine Park Hardware is seeing an uptick in sales of the locally produced sauce, our sister pub Brooklyn Paper reports.