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Jerry Delakas in front of his newly reopened Astor Place newsstand, Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Long-Standing Astor Place Newsstand Closed Down By City Reopens

Operator Jerry Delakas attended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Gracie Mansion open house on Jan. 5 and talked to the mayor briefly about his trouble. Delakas’ lawyer credits de Blasio for helping his client reopen.

01/14/2014

People walk by a newsstand on 42nd Street January 12, 2007. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Price Cap For New York City Newsstands Could Rise

Newsstand operators and supporters say the City Council proposal to lift the more than decade-old limit from $5 to $10 would help the venerable businesses keep up with the times.

05/13/2013