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Rebuilding Detroit: Mexicantown’s mom and pop stores struggle
An increase in population hasn't translated to an increase in business.
Authentic Cuban restaurants are becoming extinct
Cuban restaurants have been closing because adult children are not going into these mostly family businesses.
Lower East Side slowly losing its charm
Now more than ever, store owners and residents in the Lower East Side fear growing numbers of affluent middle-class transplants are threatening the area’s unique character.
LGBT job fair draws thousands
Nearly 3,000 members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community at the third annual Out to Work event on Sept. 17. Sponsored by the LGBT Community Center and the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce, it is the largest LGBT job fair in the Northeast.
Health-care debate rages on
Business owners in the audience argued both sides of the debate and even offered solutions, though the diversity of opinions given at Wednesday’s chamber meeting in Queens is as diverse as the borough itself.
Eco-friendly products may not be so different
All-purpose cleaners at six dollars and $12 a pop for laundry detergent means consumers are paying more for products that experts say may not be that different from their Clorox counterparts.
Recession Hits the Rectory
Since 2005, St. Andrews Anglican Church in the wealthy historic district of downtown Easton, Md., hosted family movie night and […]
Teach for America Yields Mixed Results for Eager Grads
Even in the best of times, college seniors have to arm themselves with parent-ready responses to the stinging question: “What’s […]
Recession keeps dentist’s chair full
Despite economic slowdown, the recession is actually giving dentistry a boost.
Who is chasing Harry Winston?
At a time when the world’s largest banks are folding and the unemployment rate is climbing to new heights, who’s shopping for engagement rings that cost as much as $15,000? Plenty of people, according to Harry Winston representatives.