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Special Report: Reporting Black America

Interest in African art is growing

Since the murder of George Floyd and the more widespread focus on Black culture, the demand for his company's artworks and the diversity in his clientele has increased.

BusinessNews

QR code menus in restaurants expose accessibility issues

QR code menus at restaurants are “frustrating and inconvenient” and present barriers for homeless, low-income, or elderly people who might not have a smartphone or who are unfamiliar with QR codes.

BusinessFeatures

Little Italy’s Feast of San Gennaro makes a comeback

Business owners hoped the feast would be the boost neighborhood businesses would need.

BusinessFeatures

The growing impact of TikTok micro-trends in fashion

  These fast-moving, disposable micro-trends have created a reckoning within the fashion industry and the issue of sustainability.

Business

New York business owner struggles during pandemic amid city regulations and mandates

Now, restaurants are required to ask for vaccination cards along with a valid form of identification from every customer looking to dine in.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Remote is the new workplace normal

What’s been lacking in company culture and social interactions, is made up for in working from the sofa, front stoop, and in the most comfortable leisurewear. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

 Black Friday’s Aftermath

This year, many retailers began to advertise those deals as early as October and offered many of them online, reflecting both the challenges that physical stores are facing and the sudden shift in how consumers prefer to shop.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Brooklyn Book Festival held virtually

But the virtual format also discourages some people who don’t like online events

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

NYC Cafes and restaurants try and survive the pandemic

Not every business has been able to stay afloat.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Economists say the US needs a bold, generous fiscal response. Congress is likely to disappoint. 

Over 150 of the nation's top economists penned an open letter calling for “immediate, bold action” to get ahead of the country's coronavirus-induced economic plunge.