Bodega Owners Call On Gov. Cuomo To Get Them VaccineThey say their workers are often subjected to customers that refuse to wear masks and thus should be treated as essential workers. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
Gov. Phil Murphy Signs New Jersey Economic Recovery Act Into LawNew Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy took steps to help small businesses recover from the pandemic Thursday, signing the New Jersey Economic Recovery Act into law; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Long Island Friends Come Up With Unique Way To Help Struggling BusinessesThe men are now creating social media ads free of charge. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
NYC Sheriffs Bust 3 Illegal New Year's Eve PartiesCBS2's Cory James has learned one of the locations may have been violating the rules for months.
'The Takeout Project' Is Helping Small Business, Residents On Long IslandA Long Island woman is starting a movement to save restaurants and feed her neighbors -- all at the same time. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Minimum Wage Jumps To $12 An Hour In New JerseyAs CBS2's Nick Caloway reports, the move is part of a plan to raise the wage a dollar every year for the next several years.
Preps Continue For COVID-Influenced New Year's Eve In Times SquareThe NYPD will be on hand to protest the city, but will be deploying less officers than in past years. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
NYC Open Storefronts Program Extended Into 2021Struggling businesses in New York City are being offered another chance to expand their footprint; CBS2's Kevin Rincon reports.
Want To Experience Times Square Ball Drop Virtually? There's An App For ThatCBS2's Cory James has the latest on the app and on fears local businesses have since crowds will not be allowed to gather in Times Square on New Year's Eve.
Trump Signs COVID-19 Stimulus BillThe president said the fight to raise payments to Americans from $600 to $2,000 continues. CBS2's Nancy Chen reports.
The Dig's Elle McLogan On Island Pops'Tis the season for hot cocoa and warm cookies, but for some people, it's never too cold for ice cream. CBS2's Elle McLogan visits a year-round destination for frozen treats in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in the latest episode of the Dig.
New Yorkers: $600 Stimulus Not Nearly EnoughThough the federal government is pleased with the new COVID-19 relief package, many people in the Tri-State Area say the money coming their way won't even begin to solve their problems. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Operation BBQ Relief Steps Up To Help Needy In N.J., RocklandSunday was a day of giving for a group in Rockland County. Hot meals were cooked up, served up and delivered to people in need. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Borrelli's Restaurant In East Meadow Getting Financial Help From Barstool Sports FundraiserA Long Island business is getting financial help from an unlikely source. The outspoken founder of Barstool Sports launched a national fundraising campaign, starting with a struggling restaurant in East Meadow.CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Island Pops: A Taste Of The Tropics In Crown Heights"We grew up in the islands. This is what we know, and that's our heritage," co-owner Khalid Hamid told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Restaurant Owners Rally For Relief Outside Cuomo’s NYC OfficeThe restaurant and bar owners, waiters and waitress represented thousands of people impacted by this suffering industry, and they want a comprehensive relief package. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
New York City Restaurants Fear Worst As Indoor Dining Ban Begins AgainRestaurant owners who were operating on the edge fear their businesses might not survive. They say in addition to laying off wait staff, they’ve also had to cut down on the hours they can stay open. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
De Blasio Warns New Yorkers To Prepare For Second Possible ShutdownAs coronavirus cases continue to climb, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday it’s clear that all restrictions have to be on the table.
Small Businesses Relying On Social Media Mentions To Encourage Others To Shop LocalThere are welcome signs and warning signs at local businesses struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Qahwah House: Eighth-Generation Coffee Maker Brings Yemeni Brews To Williamsburg"It's not just about coffee. It's a story," owner Ibrahim Alhasbani told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
COVID Situation On Staten Island Getting Worse By The DayGov. Cuomo on Wednesday said the borough now has 25% of the deaths from the virus, but only has 5% of the total population of New York City. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Alleged Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme Uncovered In The SuburbsThe Westchester County district attorney says the "fix" was in at a half-dozen auto repair shops, where surveillance video captured workers deliberately damaging vehicles. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Alarming Coronavirus Projections Issued In New JerseyThe forecast by state health officials shows daily COVID-19 case counts reaching between 6,000 and 9,000 and hospitalizations reaching as high as 7,000 in the next two months, and that is the moderate model. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Mayor De Blasio: More Restrictions Are ComingIt was a grim day across the Tri-State Area as New Jersey recorded close to 100 deaths, Connecticut's positivity rate went up, and New York continued to get the word out about testing sites across the city. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.