In 2014, Congresswoman Velazquez released a report on the small business impact of Hurricane Sandy. Photo via the Congresswoman's Facebook page.

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The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

There’s One Day Left to Pledge Your Support For Our Small Business Survival Campaign

Our campaign isn’t over just yet. We have until 11:00 p.m. TONIGHT to continue raising funds for this important coverage. While we’ve met our initial funding objective, additional support will not only facilitate more in-depth reporting but it will send a strong message that saving small business is a top priority on the Lower East Side. Keep spreading the word – no contribution is too small! …

From left to right: Council member Margaret Chin; Michael Forrest, LES BID Board Chair;  Blaise Backer,  and Kris Goddard, Dept. of Small Business Services; Tim Laughlin, Executive Director. LES BID;  Meghan Joye, LES BID Board Assistant Secretary.

Mayor Signs Legislation Revising District Plan For Lower East Side BID



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7 Days and Counting – TLD’s Small Business Survival Campaign!

We’re entering the final 7 days of our crowdfunding campaign for a yearlong reporting project on small business survival. Thanks to many generous backers, …

The Lo-Down: Small Business Survival

We Need Your Help: Support Our Small Business Survival Campaign Today!

We’re launching a yearlong reporting project focused on Small Business Survival on the Lower East Side. Please support our crowdfunding campaign today to make …

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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