Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this month a new initiative titled Business PREP, a plan to help small businesses in case of future natural disasters. After Hurricane Sandy, many businesses in low-lying areas were left destroyed, taking many months, or a year to rebuild. 175 more words
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A public hearing will be held at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Nov. 23 to discuss the Mayor’s controversial rezoning plans. The Mayor markets his plan as something that will “strengthen East New York, Cypress Hills, and Ocean Hill as vibrant, inclusive neighborhoods of opportunity with affordable housing, Economic Opportunities, and new community resources.” There has been much opposition to the Mayor’s proposal throughout the five boroughs. 208 more words
Local and national retailers are now being pressured to have the most up-to-date payment systems in their stores in order to accommodate E.M.V. microchips.
Standing for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, the microchip sits on the front of all new charge cards to avoid fraud and liability mishap. 206 more words
New York candy makers are gearing up for a bumper Halloween season, expected to reach $2.5 billion in confectionery sales across the US.
A survey by the National Confectioners Association, the trade group representing the $34 billion industry, found chocolate is the clear winner as favorite Halloween candy, followed closely by candy corn. 89 more words