Posts tagged as: Economy

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Manna’s: As Soul Food Dwindles in Harlem, an Unlikely Champion Survives

Owned by Korean immigrant Betty Park, Manna’s faces recession, gentrification.

Unemployment Remains High Uptown

Unemployment Remains High Uptown

The unemployment rate uptown is about 13.6 percent, compared with 9.2 percent in the city and 9.7 percent nationwide.

Harlem Social Network Hits BlackBerry

Harlem Social Network Hits BlackBerry

WeHarlem offers residents a new way to connect online.

Arrival of First Harlem Hotel in 40 Years Sparks Mixed Feelings

Arrival of First Harlem Hotel in 40 Years Sparks Mixed Feelings

Aloft Harlem is scheduled to open on Nov. 18 on 124th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard. The new hotel will feature a bar, fitness center and a grab ‘n’ go eatery.

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.

Foot Doctors Say New York Law Stomps Their Practices

Foot Doctors Say New York Law Stomps Their Practices

New York State is losing its best podiatrists because of laws limiting them from working on the ankle. But a measure is pending in the Legislature that could change that.

As Need Grows and Donations Wane, Food Pantries Work Smarter

As Need Grows and Donations Wane, Food Pantries Work Smarter

Food pantries find creative ways to serve more needy during the recession.

Uptowners Seek Basic Financial Education

Uptowners Seek Basic Financial Education

As credit markets turn against them, uptowners look for free financial education seminars and counseling.

Columbia B-School Targets Uptown Entrepreneurs

Columbia B-School Targets Uptown Entrepreneurs

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

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