Churches, Small Businesses Hit Particularly Hard By COVID-19 Shutdown, Depending On ZoneThe COVID-19 shutdown plan is getting a lot of pushback from other New Yorkers, especially churches and businesses. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Gov. Cuomo Unveils 'Cluster Action Initiative'The complicated plan was met by a protest on Tuesday night in Borough Park, Brooklyn. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports
Central Park Boathouse Restaurant ClosingThe landmark eatery had been shuttered since March and had furloughed 163 workers.
Small Business Owners In Cluster Zip Codes Fearing The Worst If Another Shutdown Hits Parts Of NYCGov. Andrew Cuomo believes mass gatherings are the priority right now to curb the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases. But, as CBS2's Lisa Rozner reported, there is also fear that restaurants and small businesses in cluster zip codes could face a second shutdown.
NYC's 'Neighborhood Rewind' Awaiting Cuomo's ApprovalUnder the plan, the city would impose restrictions on the nine neighborhoods that are currently experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases. That includes closing schools and forcing restaurants to only offer takeout and delivery. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports
Supporters Lend Helping Hand To Struggling 92-Year-Old Brooklyn DinerKellogg's Diner is a staple in the community and now a GoFundMe page has been created to get the eatery the financial help it needs. CBSN New York's Dave Carlin reports
Restrictions Coming To Zip Codes With High Positivity RatesMayor de Blasio said the decision will impact nine areas of Brooklyn and Queens, including schools and businesses. CBSN New York's Lisa Rozner reports.
Concerns Grow Over COVID-19 Clusters In Brooklyn, QueensOfficials are warning if the rate of positivity doesn't come down back down, there could be restrictions put in place in up to 12 neighborhoods. CBS2's Jessica Layton reports
Health Officials: COVID-19 Becoming An Issue In Brooklyn, QueensBusiness owners are concerned that a second wave of the pandemic could close their doors again, and this time for good. CBS2's Cory James reports
Bigelow's In Rockville Centre: Frying Clams Since 1939"This is another extension of our house," co-owner Anthony Andreolas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Dozens Of Long Island Entrepreneurs Receive Funding From Industrial Development AssociationThere are positive steps forward in one under-served community on Long Island. Dozens of struggling entrepreneurs have just been given a big boost; CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
Grim Statistic In Road To Reopening: 87% Of NYC Restaurants, Bars Couldn’t Pay Full Rent In AugustThere’s another indicator of the devastating impact the COVID pandemic has had on New York City’s small businesses.
CBS2 Finds Out Some Of The Heating Guidelines For Outdoor Dining In NYCReporter Cory James has the information restaurant owners and patrons have been requesting for months.
Chess Forum In Greenwich Village: A NYC Classic Perseveres In A Pandemic"A real captain stays on deck, either saves the ship or sinks with it," owner Imad Khachan told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
NYC Council Approves COVID-19 Restaurant SurchargeThe 10% add-on is optional. Some restaurant owners welcome it, while others say it's unfair to customers. CBS2's Cory James reports
New York City Council Approves Optional 10% Restaurant Surcharge FeeThe optional surcharge would apply only to patrons eating at restaurants, not to takeout food.
Multi-Billion Dollar Development Firm Comes To The Aid Of Mom And Pop Eatery In New RochelleIt’s a recipe for small business success in a Westchester County city. A multi-billion dollar development firm is helping a mom and pop restaurant survive during the coronavirus pandemic. CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.
Seinfeld Joins Sen. Schumer In Fight To Save Live Performance Entertainment IndustryThe TV legend and the lawmaker are trying to get the federal government to provide desperately needed funding for the many businesses that may face extinction due to the coronavirus pandemic. CBS2's Lisa Rozner has the story.
Sen. Schumer, Jerry Seinfeld Team Up To Get Help For City Entertainment VenuesThe lawmaker and comedian are calling on the federal government to supply critical funding needed to keep many businesses struggling doe to the coronavirus pandemic from going under. CBS2's Cory James reports
Love And Family Keep The Business Running At Vic's Heart N Soul Food TruckCBS2's Elle McLogan meets Victor Hickson, who doles out smoked ribs and fried fish from a roving kitchen.
16-Year-Old Girl Opens Beauty Supply Business In BrooklynA new business has opened its doors in Brooklyn and its owner may surprise you; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Announces NYC Restaurants Can Resume Indoor DiningGov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday indoor dining can resume in New York City at 25% as of September 30. There will be a host of requirements restaurants will have to meet.
Bodega Owners Want NYPD To Enforce Mask RuleThey say their workers on not trained to handle what can turn into dangerous situations due to non-compliance. CBS2's Dave Carlin reports
At Public Village, Best Friends Serve Up Chinese Hometown SpecialitiesWhen Kiyomi Wang and Karen Song discovered a vacancy on the Lower East Side, their dream became a reality.