Street Vendor

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Intense Confrontation Between Cop, Street Vendor Caught On Video

Their patrol cars have the words “Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect” painted on them but one city street vendor claims that he has received the opposite treatment from an NYPD officer.

10/16/2013

The manager of the Middle Eastern Halal cart pulls it past a group of local food business owners, who set up a table in protest of food vendors in the neighborhood. (credit: CBS 2)

Fierce Food Fight Over Street Carts Brewing In Brooklyn

Things got ugly on Tuesday as tensions continued to rise in Bay Ridge as a group of local business owners banded together to banish food carts.

05/01/2012

NYC Food Cart (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Queens Senator Wants Letter-Grading System For Street Food Vendors

State Senator Jose Peralta will introduce legislation this week that would require local health departments to implement a letter-grading system for street vendors, similar to the current restaurant grading system.

11/27/2011

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NYC Agency: Street Vendor Rules Costly, Confusing

New York City’s Independent Budget Office says nearly $15 million in street vendor fines went unpaid in fiscal 2009.

11/10/2010