Posts tagged as: Businesses

Big-Box Stores Disrupt Local Businesses in East Harlem

Big-Box Stores Disrupt Local Businesses in East Harlem

Initial attraction by big-box stores is changing business dynamics in the neighborhood.

Dominican Cigars Hand-Rolled in East Harlem

Dominican Cigars Hand-Rolled in East Harlem

Marcos Lopez opened his cigar shop on First Avenue in 2008. Now he has plans to expand.

Tonnie’s Minis Brings Cupcakes and Color to Harlem

Tonnie’s Minis Brings Cupcakes and Color to Harlem

Tonnie’s Minis, a West Village cupcake shop, is expanding in Harlem.

Coffee, Second Chances in Harlem Café

Coffee, Second Chances in Harlem Café

Ntozake Lundy’s upscale Harlem coffee shop has a community vibe. What makes the café more distinctive is the staff she hires.

Columbia B-School Targets Uptown Entrepreneurs

Columbia B-School Targets Uptown Entrepreneurs

Columbia Business School reaches out to small businesses close to home.

Viaduct Valley: ‘Waiting for a Christopher Columbus’

Viaduct Valley: ‘Waiting for a Christopher Columbus’

With one club closing and another wooing customers by changing its cuisine, Harlem’s “meatpacking district” is trying hard to survive.

Costco to Bring Wholesale Changes to East Harlem

Costco to Bring Wholesale Changes to East Harlem

In East Harlem, where Hispanic groceries and 99-cent stores dot the streets, the November opening of Costco will bring a host of changes.

Yoga Studio Fills Void in Inwood

Yoga Studio Fills Void in Inwood

Local resident and studio owner Marcela Xavier spent two years hunting for a space and three months renovating before she could finally open her doors.

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