Photos Of City Sanitation Crews Throwing Away Fresh Produce Confiscated From Bronx Street Vendor Spark OutrageA sanitation official told CBS2 that while the goal is always to donate confiscated food, the health department has to sign off on it as safe. Both agencies admit the Department of Health should have been called but was not.
Unlicensed Vendors In The Bronx Accused Of Taking Over Sidewalks, Taking Business Away From StoresTax-free masks, jewelry, soaps and even toothpaste -- it’s all available from vendors who take up the sidewalk along Fordham Road near the Grand Concourse.
Unlicensed Street Vendors Return As New York City Reopens, Angering Some Business OwnersLocals say empty storefronts that accumulated throughout the pandemic have made it easier for illegal vendors to set up shop.
NYC Street Vendors Call For Financial Relief During PandemicThey want the City Council to pass a resolution to end alleged police harassment and remove what they believe is an outdated cap on the number of available permits.
Lower Manhattan Leaders Seek To Limit Number Of Sightseeing Ticket VendorsTourists looking to take in the sights of New York City often buy tickets from street vendors. But too often, those vendors leave customers feeling less than welcome.
Street Vendors In 'Food Fight' For Prime Real EstateStreet vendors are in a massive food fight for the area outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art, CBS 2 reported.
Street Vendors Protest Citi Bike Racks In Lower Manhattan, BrooklynNearly 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.
NYC Street Vendors Want Fines For Minor Violations LoweredCity 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.
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.
City Council Mulls Letter Grades For Food CartsRestaurants 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.