By Stacey Delikat, Fox 5 NY

Could NYC Restaurants Charge an Administrative Fee?

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March 8, 2017

The restaurant business is a tough one, especially in New York City, where everything from rent to labor costs more, and owners struggle to maintain talent in the kitchen. "The restaurant industry is experiencing a cook shortage...

By Rosa Goldensohn, Crains New York

Controversial Work-Scheduling Bills Aired at City Hall

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March 2, 2017

A City Council committee will hear testimony Friday on a package of bills to regulate fast-food workers' schedules and ban on-call scheduling for retail workers. Unions and council supporters say the bills would allow employees to plan out their...

By Jackson Chen, Chelsea Now (Photo: Yannic Rack)

Rent Tax Reform Would Exempt Affordable Supermarkets

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March 1, 2017

City Councilmembers across Manhattan are calling for reform of a decades-old commercial rent tax they say is burdening many local businesses into extinction. The commercial rent tax (CRT) was created in 1963 as a revenue generator that charges...

By Mary Frost, Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Photo: Mary Frost)

2017 Dine In Brooklyn Shaping Up to Be Delicious

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February 24, 2017

Reporters and community members got to preview local edible delights on Tuesday as Borough President Eric Adams launched the 2017 edition of Dine In Brooklyn at Borough Hall. Dine In Brooklyn is the borough’s own version of restaurant week...