"I get to meet my family every day, the customers, and the first thing I tell them is, 'Welcome home,'" co-owner Patrice McKinney told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
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Source of Knowledge: A Newark Bookstore Honors African Ancestry"I get to meet my family every day, the customers, and the first thing I tell them is, 'Welcome home,'" co-owner Patrice McKinney told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Supply Chain Bottlenecks Mean Shortages For Small RetailersPresident Joe Biden is meeting with business leaders in the shipping and trucking industries to try figure out ways to avoid Christmas coming a little late this season. Natalie Brand reports.
Big Companies Looking To Hire For Busy Holiday SeasonCBS2's Jennifer McLogan has the story from East Meadow on Long Island.
Hispanic Heritage Month: La Providencia Brings Mexico To Passaic, N.J.A new report finds Hispanic-Latino buying power is growing, with much of it concentrated in eight states, including New York and New Jersey. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports a local business that sells items unique to Mexican culture is on the verge of a major expansion.
Ben 'Moody' Harney Helms NYC's Only Oyster Cart"Such a huge foundation to New York history is the oyster culture part," Moody told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Beloved Midtown Chocolate Shop Locked In Lease Battle With LandlordCBS2's Lisa Rozner has more on the plight of Myzel Chocolates.
Move To Make Outdoor Dining Permanent Sparks DebateOutdoor structures on streets and sidewalks became a lifeline for restaurants struggling during the pandemic. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
‘Juntos Crecemos’ Program Helps Hispanic-Owned BusinessesShouldering both pandemic troubles and a systemic lack of access to capital, hundreds of Hispanic-owned businesses are getting a much-needed boost from the PepsiCo Foundation. Elise Preston reports.
Kelewele: A Brooklyn Food Stall Where Plantains Are The Main EventFounder Rachel Laryea grew up eating the namesake dish, a popular street food in Ghana.
Restaurant Owners Push Back Against NYC Vaccine MandateCBS2's Jessica Moore has the story.
Canal Rubber Supply: Family Business Solves Problems With Rubber And Foam For Three GenerationsCustomers' needs range from the ordinary—noise cancellation and room ventilation—to the unexpected—puppet building and jar opening.
Mamaroneck Business Owners Trying To Stay Optimistic While Recovering From IdaTwo weeks ago, the torrential rain fell, surging waters rose and downtown Mamaroneck was flooded. Businesses are working to recover, but the process requires patience, hard work and a good measure of optimism; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Ida's Aftermath: People Helping People In New JerseyCBS2's Jessica Layton has the story of a Millburn business owner who lives in Cranford and the extraordinary kindness she received from total strangers.
Broadway Returns: Local Business Thrilled The Crowds Are Coming BackCBS2's Cory James has more on the impact to the local economy.
New York City Public Schools Ready For Return Of In-Person Learning On MondayStill, some parents still say they wish the city had enacted a remote option. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
NYC Public Schools Gearing Up For First Day Back To In-Person LearningThe city will also begin enforcing the COVID-19 vaccination mandate at certain businesses. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge has the story.
Expiration Of Federal Unemployment Benefits Could Mean Needed Help For Restaurant IndustryOwners are hopeful that people who need work will come calling and help fix a serious staffing shortage at Tri-State Area eateries. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Labor Of Love: Chef Who Lost Job During Pandemic Feeds Long Islanders In NeedCBS2's Jenna DeAngelis has more on Ryan Carroll's mission to help those less fortunate than him.
Pool Rentals In New Jersey Causing Headaches For NeighborsCBS2's Meg Baker has the story.
Eviction Moratorium: Struggling Landlords Begging For HelpCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has more on the New York's decision to extend the moratorium until January.
Beachgoers Squeeze In One Last Day At The Jersey ShoreCBS2's Meg Baker speaks with residents and business owners in Manasquan.
Charter Boat Rentals Business On the Hudson Is BoomingCBS2's Lisa Rozner has more on how people are flocking to the water for COVID-safe fun.
Tri-State Area Restaurants Pay Tribute To 13 U.S. Service Members Killed In AfghanistanCBS2's Jenna DeAngelis has the story.
Bobb Howard's: Auto Repair And Old-Fashioned Candy In New Hyde Park"Kids, years ago, would come here after school to get their candy. Now, they're bringing their children in to get candy," owner Eileen Caplin Wysel told CBS2's Elle McLogan.