When New York banned single-use plastic bags in 2020, environmental activists hailed the new law and vowed to push for more eco-friendly legislation. But more than three years later, they say a lack of robust enforcement has allowed scores of stores, including several major national chains, to continue handing out plastic bags to customers. “This […]
An NYPD neighborhood coordination officer is accused of taking sides in a local conflict rather than serving as a liaison between the police and the community.
The new leader of the Bronx Economic Development Corporation found unspent millions from a 1990s federal program.
‘This is the best restaurant in Queens,’ says one fan of the the Corona mainstay, founded in Cuba in 1950.
Jonathan Bowles of the Center for an Urban Future lays out the group’s ideas for what government can do to help new small businesses prosper. Subscribe to the FAQ NYC podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or wherever podcasts are found.
Mothers with small children — and some tykes by themselves — have become common in the subway system.
You need a license to lead paid tours in New York City. Get ready to take a 150-question exam before you take a group of tourists out on the town.
Business owners looking for retail space to site licensed weed stores say the state Dormitory Authority is rejecting locations deemed too close to competing state-leased storefronts.
More steady government support for nonprofit Community Development Financial Institutions serving areas without banks could help small businesses thrive, says a new report.
“They don’t need a license. Anyone can do it. They’re not regulated unless the attorney general has the time to crack down on them. And they can’t go after everybody because it’s like whack-a-mole, right?”