HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Some Sandy-damaged businesses on Long Island are getting help from a government-sponsored ad campaign.
The palm trees have been planted, the ceiling fans are whirring, and the bar’s been stocked. Tropix On The Mile in Freeport is finally ready to open.
“A lot of resourcefulness, a lot of hard work, a lot of dedication, determination,” co-owner Chris Squeri told WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell, noting it cost a lot of money. “We’re over a million dollars.”