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The City Must Step Up on Sandy Business Recovery

Jul 31, 2014

(visitstatenisland.com) The following entry is part of The Small Business Corner, a collaboration between Gotham Gazette and GoBizNYC: At a recent a press conference on the City's Sandy recovery progress, Mayor Bill de

Last Updated (Thursday, July 31, 2014 03:54 PM)


The Small Business Corner, with GoBizNYC

Jul 17, 2014

City of opportunity - and challenges Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy. They define the character of our neighborhoods and exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit of both new and

Last Updated (Thursday, July 17, 2014 01:09 PM)


Green Carts in the Food Desert: Oasis or Mirage?

Jul 08, 2014

Domingo Jose, a vendor participant in WHEDco's Green Cart Training Program (WHEDco) The Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market provides approximately 60 percent of the fresh produce that New Yorkers eat every

Last Updated (Tuesday, July 08, 2014 01:34 PM)


Is The VA Ready For The Onslaught Of Returning Veterans?

Jul 01, 2014

(photo: Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images) In early May, the National Commander of the American Legion called for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and other Under Secretaries in his agency to resign. It was

Last Updated (Monday, July 07, 2014 10:33 AM)


At A Hearing On Veterans Affairs, Missed Opportunities

Jun 26, 2014

MOVA Commissioner Terrance Holliday & his deputy at Monday's hearing (Mario Figueroa of United War Veterans) On Monday, the New York City Council Committee on Veterans, chaired by Council Member Eric

Last Updated (Wednesday, June 25, 2014 09:24 PM)


Hynes' Dubious Battle

Jun 19, 2014

Former Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes (Bryan Thomas for the New York Times) As revealed by the recent Department of Investigation inquiry, former Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes spent a significant amount of

Last Updated (Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:04 PM)