A big Long Island food festival hasn't been able to operate since before the pandemic. Organizers are worried the business won't survive without financial help, which would impact vendors who rely on the event; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Long Island Food Festival Organizers Worried Business Won't Survive Without Financial HelpA big Long Island food festival hasn't been able to operate since before the pandemic. Organizers are worried the business won't survive without financial help, which would impact vendors who rely on the event; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Veterans Face Uphill Battle Transitioning Into Corporate AmericaCBS2's Michael George shows us what veterans are up against, and the organization arming them for the fight.
Road To Reopening: Businesses In Freeport's Nautical Mile See Better Times AheadAs we push further on the road to reopening, many small businesses are starting to see better times ahead. Some closed their doors for good while others survived, though just barely; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Extended Version: Corporations Making Moves To Reflect Racial Diversity In Leadership, Hiring And AdvertisingCorporate America has long faced criticism for issues with diversity. Large corporations are now starting to listen, but advocates say more work needs to be done. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Corporations Making Moves To Reflect Racial Diversity In Leadership, Hiring And AdvertisingCorporate America has long faced criticism for issues with diversity. Large corporations are now starting to listen, but advocates say more work needs to be done. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Nassau County Proposing New Grants For Small BusinessesCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has information on how you can apply.
CBS2 Has What You Need To Know About Mask Guidelines In NYCCBS2's Hazel Sanchez spoke to store owners and New Yorkers about the state's decision to not yet agree to the CDC's updated rules on masks.
Could Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Lead To Higher Prices At The Pump?The cyberattack that shut down a major pipeline which supplies much of our area with fuel, is raising concerns for the consumer and the country. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
New York Bars, Restaurants Say There Are More Available Jobs Than Willing WorkersBars and restaurants are ready to toast to an increase in business, but some owners say finding help is proving difficult. They're wondering, where are the workers? CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Junior's Cheesecake Holds Grand Reopening In Times SquareSen. Chuck Schumer was there Thursday morning as Junior's Cheesecake held a grand reopening at its restaurant in Times Square.
Gov. Cuomo Signs NY HERO Act Into LawGov. Andrew Cuomo has signed what he's calling a first-in-the-nation HERO Act into law. The law aims to permanently protect workers from diseases like COVID-19, but business say it's too much regulation; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
NY Restaurants No Longer Have To Serve Food With Drinks As Senate Repeals Executive OrdersSome executive orders that have been in place in New York since the peak of the pandemic are being repealed by the state Senate. Now, restaurants no longer have to serve food with drinks; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Bernie Madoff Dies In Prison At 82Bernie Madoff, the infamous financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, has died in a federal prison.
Recreational Marijuana Legalized In New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday legalizing adult-use marijuana in New York, calling it a “historic day.” CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Regal Theaters Announcing Reopening PlansFive of its theaters will reopen Friday.
Restaurants In Asian Neighborhoods Hoping Increased Indoor Dining Brings More BusinessRestaurants in the Tri-State Area are expanding operations, including in New York City where indoor dining is now allowed at 50% capacity. As CBS2's Ali Bauman reports, restaurants in Asian neighborhoods are especially hopeful this brings more business.
Many COVID Restrictions Lifted In ConnecticutConnecticut is taking a major step forward on the road to reopening. Many coronavirus restrictions were lifted Friday; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Some New York Merchants Starting To See Signs Of City's Return To NormalcyThe pandemic dealt a painful blow to New York City's economy, driving most business to a standstill, but now, some merchants are starting to see signs that better days might be ahead; CBS2's Cory James reports.
Fitness Studio Owners Say They're Being Left Out Of NYC's ReopeningAs New York City continues down the road to reopening businesses, fitness studio owners say they're being left out; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Some Restaurant Owners Hopeful For Full Recovery 1 Year After New York ClosureTuesday marks one year since COVID restrictions shut down indoor dining in New York restaurants. For many businesses, the impact of the closure has been devastating, but some owners say they have hope for a full recovery; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
New Jersey Officials Say Billions Of Dollars From American Rescue Plan Will Help State With COVID RecoveryState leaders in the Tri-State Area say they money from the American Rescue Plan is desperately needed. New Jersey officials explained Friday how billions of dollars will help the Garden State recover from COVID; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Some Restaurant Owners In NYC, New Jersey Say 50% Capacity Is Still Not EnoughStarting March 19, restaurants in New York City and New Jersey can increase indoor dining up to 50%, but some say it's still not enough; CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer has more.
Indoor Dining Will Increase To 50% Capacity In NYC, New JerseyIndoor dining will increase to 50% capacity next week in both New York City and New Jersey. This is crucial for restaurants struggling to stay in business; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
MTA, NYC's Hospitality Industry Expecting Help From COVID Relief BillPresident Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief bill is one step closer to becoming law, and once signed, money from the plan will help New York City get back on its feet.