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Can Small, Independent Businesses Survive in an Increasingly Corporate World?

It’s an issue gaining momentum throughout New York City. On the Lower East Side, one of the city’s last authentic neighborhoods, the question is particuarly resonant. …

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Zarin Fabrics Joins Our Small Business Survival Campaign as Community Partner

We can’t say it too many times. Thank you to everyone who has helped support our Small Business Survival Campaign in the first week. We …

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Support Our Small Business Campaign + Get Your Hands on Some Awesome Rewards!

We want to take a moment this morning to update you on the progress of our Small Business Survival Campaign. It’s our crowdfunding effort …

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Borough President, Advocacy Groups at Odds Over Commercial Lease Proposals



All My Children Daycare.

New Arrivals: All My Children Daycare, Askan Menswear, Coss Athletics, Green Fingers, Tokyobike



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#SaveNYC Organizes Small Biz Crawl For East Village Businesses



City Council member Margaret Chin with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Photo via Chin's Twitter feed; December 2014.

Chin Pushes For “Small Business Advocate” at City Hall; Reiterates Support For Lease Mediation Proposal



Brewer unveiled her proposals yesterday at the Halal Guys restaurant on the Upper West Side.

Borough President Details Proposals For Small Business Survival



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Campaign to Save New York’s Small Businesses Raises Its Profile



The scene outside the Taittinger Gallery at 154 Ludlow yesterday.

New Arrivals: Taittinger Gallery, Lindsey Thornburg, Bridget Donahue, Chapter NY, East Village Wine & Liquors



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LES Employment Network Partners With NYC For Essex Crossing Jobs



Cafe Grumpy, 13 essex St. Artist Jessica Blowers. Photo from 100 Gates website.

Lower East Side Businesses Can Now Sign Up For 100 Gates Program



Photo via Avant Garde Vape Lounge + Art Gallery's Facebook.

New Arrivals: East Coast MMA, Avant Garde Vape Shop, Manon Jewelry & More



Essex Crossing Site 2; view from the intersection of Delancey and Essex streets. Credit: Handel Architects.

Reminder: Another Chance to View Essex Crossing Renderings Tonight



Stanley's Pharmacy, 31 Ludlow St.  Photo courtesy LES BID.

Lower East Side BID Awarded Grant For “100 Gates” Program”