City Council Holds Hearing On Series Of Tough Anti-Smoking MeasuresThe bills before the City Council would reduce the visibility and accessibility of cigarettes. The council's health committee took up debate Thursday on the proposals.
SBA To Homeowners, Renters: Apply If You Need AidThe Small Business Administration is known mostly as the organization that gives loans to entrepreneurs looking to start businesses, but when a disaster is declared, the agency does a lot more.
City Councilman Wants Better Terms For Disaster Loans For Small BusinessesWith many small businesses seeking federal loans to recover from the damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy, New York City Council Member Domenic Recchia Jr. (D-47th) wants the federal government to give those businesses more time and lower interest rates.
Sandy-Ravaged Shops Hope For Boost On Small Business SaturdayBlack Friday was the big day for major retailers, but Saturday is all about the mom and pop stores.
NYS To Offer Emergency Loans To Small Businesses Ravaged By SandyMerchants in store after store in storm-ravaged communities -- many still closed -- are dealing with a double blow. Sandy destroyed their homes, and now they're losing their incomes.
Bloomberg Administration Announces Free 'Digital Toolkit' Classes For Small BusinessesIn conjunction with Google, Mashable, Tumblr and other tech sites, the Department of Small Business Services and NYC Digital has announced it'll offer free web courses to small business owners to help them be more competitive with larger companies.
Yellow Cab Owners Sue Over New Passenger Plan For Livery CabsOwners of New York City's signature yellow cabs sued Wednesday over plans to let livery cars pick up passengers on the street outside the heart of Manhattan, turning to a court on the eve of an expected vote to put the proposal in action.
Loans To NYC Small Businesses Up 45 PercentU.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner announced Sunday that more than $262 million was distributed in fiscal year 2010.