Brooklyn Pop-Up Showcases Black-Owned BusinessesAugust is Black Business Month, and in Brooklyn on Saturday, small business owners were brought together under a single roof to reach out to customers and each other; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Paradox Comics: A North Arlington Hub Where All Characters Are WelcomeCarol Manthey and her husband John opened the shop almost three decades ago, and their comic book collection hasn't stopped expanding.
Long Island Encouraging Struggling Small Businesses To Apply For Recovery FundingLong Island's road to recovery from the pandemic has been hard for many small businesses waiting for relief funds. Now, there's concern the Delta variant surge could result in more setbacks; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Popular Butcher, With Locations In NYC And Connecticut, Caught Up In Flag ControversyWorkers walked off the job at Fleishers locations, after the company took down signs supporting Black Lives Matter and other causes. CBS2's Andrea Grymes has the story.
Taller Peralta: Fashions From Inwood Artist M. Tony Peralta Represent Latin Culture With A New York Twist"Once I started creating work that represented my culture, I figured out that this is my purpose in life," owner M. Tony Peralta told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Unique Pop-Up Store At American Dream Mall Affords Young Adults With Autism EmploymentCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the story.
David Segal Violins: An Upper West Side Workshop Where Instruments Are Loved And Cared For"It takes about 200 hours, in my estimate, to make a violin," owner David Segal told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Queens Pop-Up Market Held To Put A Spotlight On Local VendorsEntrepreneurs had a chance to sell products in person Sunday, thanks to a Queens community; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
More Financial Assistance On The Way For Small Businesses In New JerseyMore financial assistance is on the way for New Jersey small businesses. Gov. Phil Murphy calls it a game changer for owners struggling in the pandemic; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
West Village Residents Push Back Against NYC's Plan To Keep Outdoor DiningThey say they are all for supporting local businesses, but the structures are responsible for excessive noise, large amounts of trash and rats. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the story.
NYC Restaurant Week To Start Monday And Last 5 WeeksCBS2's Lisa Rozner has more on various available deals around the five boroughs.
Orient Country Store: A North Fork Family Grocery Counts On Community"You can't really get away from here without a bit of a conversation, so it's not for the introvert," owner Miriam Foster told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
24-Year-Old Delivery Worker Killed In Manhattan Hit-And-RunAs CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports, community advocates say the tragic incident shows just how dangerous the food delivery service can be in New York City.
SOS Chefs: Obscure Ingredients For Curious Cooks At Atef Boulaabi's East Village Spice Store"It's a repertoire of notes and a library of texture and smells," Atef told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Beloved Bed-Stuy Record Store Forced To CloseBut as CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports, the community is working with the owners to possibly help them reopen at a different location in the future.
Style Eyes Optical: Margie Toney Wants To Pick Your Perfect Frames"Every single line I carry, there's got to be something funky," Margie told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Pearl River Mart: An 'Asian American Wonderland Emporium' Is Reborn In SoHo"What we're doing is more than just business; we are trying to build a bridge between the two countries," co-owner Ching Yeh Chen told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Mayor Bill de Blasio To New Yorkers: Shop Local On Prime DayMayor Bill de Blasio is urging New Yorker to shop local as Amazon hold its Prime Day sale.
Seatuck Stained Glass: George Dalecki's Works Put 'Rainbows In Your Room'"It's a gentle and fun addiction," owner George Dalecki told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Gov. Cuomo To Make Major Announcement On New York's COVID-19 Vaccination RateCBS2's John Dias has the latest, as the state approaches the 70% vaccination threshold apparently needed for the lifting of many more restrictions.
Shuga Pie Shop: A Cake Sandwich Sensation In BabylonThe shuga pie was born when Micheline Cummings took leftover cake scraps and, instead of discarding them, sealed them together with frosting.
She-Weld: Blacksmith Marsha Trattner Creates Using Steel And FlameMarsha Trattner's Red Hook workshop is part art studio, part science lab.
At Harlem's Heaven Hat Shop, Evetta Petty Knows 'Hats Are Powerful'"I'll make a hat out of anything," owner Evetta Petty told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Some Jersey Shore Businesses Say Staffing Shortages Are Taking A TollMayors along the Jersey Shore CBS2’s Nick Caloway spoke with say they are ready for the crowds. But businesses are another story, thanks to staffing shortages.