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.
Tips For Tipping In The Coronavirus EraCBS2's Jennifer McLogan speaks to an expert about what people should do to recognize workers during these difficult financial times.
Staten Island Bar Manager Arrested AgainInvestigators say the the co-owner of Mac's Public House hit a New York City Sheriff's deputy with his car and dragged him for about 100 yards. He now faces assault charges. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Fat Choy: ‘A Chinese Fast Food Joint That’s Also Vegan’ Arrives On The LES"When you eat something here, it should very much feel like a hug," co-owner Justin Lee told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Dry Ice Businesses In New York City Ready To Help Vaccine DistributionWith the first of the vaccines expected to arrive in the city in the coming weeks, local businesses are stepping up to help expedite the process. CBS2's Cory James reports.
Hundreds Rally In Support Of Staten Island Bar Owner Who Defied Orange Zone RulesSome wore masks and some did not, but all of the demonstrators said the restrictions that local businesses face in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are unfair. CBS2's Cory James reports
New York City Has New Plan To Help Small BusinessesMayor Bill de Blasio announced "Employee Ownership NYC" an initiative to help owners sell to their employees.
NYC Urges Most Vulnerable To Avoid Going OutIn an effort to curb coronavirus infections, the city is targeting those 65 and over and with underlying conditions. CBS2's Ali Bauman reports
Fears Of COVID-19 Surge Fueled By Holiday TravelLocal officials say they fully expect the number of cases to spike between now and the end of 2020. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports
Bronx Deli Gutted By Fire Gets Help On Road To RebuildingThe business in Pelham Bay recently received $35,000 toward repairing the damage caused on Nov. 2. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports
Officials: Due To Holiday Travel, COVID-19 Cases Could Surge Through New YearThe news came as New York's positivity rate hit 4.27%, the state's highest in months. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports
NYC Merchants Hoping To Get Boost On Small Business SaturdayBusinesses desperate for a boost were hoping they'd get it on Small Business Saturday; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports.
Holiday Shopping Season More Important Than Ever For Small Businesses This YearFor many small businesses, the holiday shopping season is make or break, and this year, it's more important than ever; CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Less Black Friday Foot Traffic Is Another Punch To The Gut For Struggling Small BusinessesMany stores that are usually packed on Black Friday saw a lot less foot traffic this year. For small businesses, it's just another punch to the gut. For many, their sales in the next month could determine whether they can stay open in the new year; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Each Piano Is A Patient For Long Island's Piano Doc"If everything is perfect, the piano really sings," Dr. Doug Gregg told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Long Island Teen Sets Up Eco-Friendly Bottle Refilling BusinessIn a time when the world is looking for change, one teenager took it upon himself to create his own. He used his time at home during the pandemic to set up a business that's making a difference; CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.