NJ Business Owners Threaten To Reopen Early, Defy Executive OrderThere's a growing movement of businesses in New Jersey defying stay-at-home orders. Owners say the risk of reopening far outweighs the consequences of staying closed; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
NJ Couple Turns Hobby Into Flourishing Business Amid Coronavirus PandemicA New Jersey couple with mounting bills and limited income due to COVID has decided to get creative, turning a hobby into a flourishing business that brightens up their beach community; CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Bronx Beauty Salons, Barber Shops Pleading To ReopenIn the Bronx, beauty salons and barber shops are pleading to reopen. They're tightly knit into the fabric of the community and they've been struggling; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
New York City Council Passes Bills To Help Small BusinessesThe New York City Council passed a series of bills Wednesday to help small businesses.
New York City Council Passes Series Of Bill Promising Relief For Restaurants, Small BusinessesHelp may be on the way for restaurants and small businesses struggling in New York City. A series of bills passed the City Council on Wednesday afternoon, promising some relief; CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
NJ Governor Announces New Plan For Retail Stores, Non-Essential ConstructionNew Jersey is taking a big step toward getting the economy back up and running. Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday that non-essential construction will begin next week, along with a new plan for retail stores; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
LI Business Owners Demand Region Reopen NowNassau and Suffolk counties are close to meeting the state's requirements for starting to reopen, but a group of business owners say "close" is not enough; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Postal Carriers, Delivery Workers Take Pride In Jobs During PandemicWhat's a day in the life of a U.S. Postal Service worker and a UPS worker like during the coronavirus pandemic? CBS2's Natalie Duddridge found out recently.
The Dig Callback: Community Spirit Despite Distance At SoHo Pharmacy Thompson ChemistsCBS2's Elle McLogan finds out how an unconventional health store is maintaining its musical tradition in the face of social distancing.
N.J. Residents Not Sure If They'll Ever Get Unemployment Benefits From StateCBS2's Jessica Layton speaks to one woman who filed for her benefits weeks ago, yet hasn't seen a single penny.
New York State Inches Closer To Regions ReopeningNorthern parts of the state have already reached the benchmarks needed to restart the economy, but New York City isn't there yet. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports
Coronavirus In New York City: Mayor Creates Small Business COVID-19 Recovery ChiefMayor Bill de Blasio says New York City’s coronavirus indicators continue to show “much better news” and “much bigger progress.” CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Amid Pandemic, Mother's Day Isn't Business As Usual For A Chelsea FloristMother's Day is typically one of the busiest days for florists. Like everything else impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, things are a bit different this year. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports
Connecticut Prepares For Phased ReopeningAs Connecticut gets set to reopen some businesses, New Yorkers are wondering what the means for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's frequently discussed regional approach to reopening. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
Cosmetologist Asks Gov. Cuomo To Allow Salons, Barbershops To Reopen: 'We're Feeling Very Ignored'Small business owners are frustrated and want to know when they can open. One New York cosmetologist is making a plea of her own; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Long Island Downtowns Struggling To Stay Afloat As Coronavirus Shutdown ExtendsOur once-thriving suburban downtowns are now struggling to stay afloat. They had been in the midst of a decades-long rebirth; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy's Wednesday Coronavirus UpdateGov. Phil Murphy provides an update on New Jersey's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Downtown Hoboken May Look A Lot Different When Restaurants ReopenA local lawmaker is proposing closing some city streets and putting tables in the streets for dining. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports
Once Thriving Long Island Downtowns Now Struggling To SurviveFor decades, Long Island's downtowns have undergone a rebirth, but much of that is now in jeopardy due to coronavirus. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports
Coronavirus Versus Consumers: No Happy Mother’s Day This Year For New Jersey’s MerchantsThere’s still no relief for Tri-State Area business owners who have been waiting more than a month to reopen under the coronavirus restrictions. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Coronavirus Future: Critic Balks At Cuomo's Reopening CriteriaThe road to economic recovery in New York is now tied to seven benchmarks, metrics that chart the coronavirus’ impact from testing, diagnosis, hospitalizations and deaths. Each one requires showing a consistent downward trend that is assessed by region, reports CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas.
Uncertain Times Ahead For Jersey Shore BusinessesBusiness owners desperately want to reopen, but Gov. Phil Murphy says the health care system needs to produce better numbers battling the coronavirus pandemic before plans can be put into motion. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports
Parts Of NY Set To Un-Pause On May 15, But Many Concerns RemainGov. Cuomo laid out parameters for reopening during his Monday briefing, but it appears only northern parts of the state will likely qualify. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports
Gov. Murphy Shares Look Ahead On How And When New Jersey Businesses Will ReopenWhile places like grocery and liquor stores have been deemed essential and are open with social distancing guidelines to protect staff and shoppers, many other businesses are wondering when they'll get the opportunity to do the same thing. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports