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Street Vendors

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Street Vendors In ‘Food Fight’ For Prime Real Estate

Street vendors are in a massive food fight for the area outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, CBS 2 reported.

07/26/2014

Street vendors protesting the installation of bike share racks at Liberty Street and Broadway - April 25, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Street Vendors Protest Citi Bike Racks In Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn

Nearly a dozen lower Broadway street vendors say they showed up to work on Monday only to find their corner at Liberty Street taken up by dozens of bike share racks.

04/25/2013

Street vendors rally outside City Hall in New York City on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 (credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

NYC Street Vendors Want Fines For Minor Violations Lowered

City council members, advocates and venders rallied in front of City Hall Tuesday morning complaining about $1,000 penalties vendors say is a big hit to their modest incomes.

04/24/2012

A food cart is seen outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Jan 8, 2009 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

New York City Street Vendors Fed Up With Fines Hold Protest

Dave Mercier, who is a vendor in Times Square, said some of the fines include those doled out for vending before eight o’clock at night and vending three feet from the sidewalk.

02/16/2012

Actress Julia Stiles stops by a food cart in SoHo - New York, NY (file / credit: Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

City Council Mulls Letter Grades For Food Carts

Restaurants in New York City have been required to display letter grades from the health department for over a year now but not street vendors. The City Council may consider changing that.

08/02/2011