Small Business: Lingering Burdens For Latino Business Owners

BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer Throughout the Borough, more and more Latino-owned small businesses are experiencing similar problems, despite the efforts of the City and local community organizations. One major issue is a lack of networking between business owners and the available organizations that provide assistance. Woodside on the Move is a nonprofit organization that […]

Corfu Grill Up For Citi Field Contest

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A local favorite is in the running to have its own concession stand at Citi Field. Corfu Grill is one of three restaurants nominated for the Citi Small Business Call Ups program, which will present a City restaurant with the chance to highlight its food during the second half of […]

Northeast Queens Face-off

A former Northeast Queens City Council candidate stuck his head in to an event that had nothing to do with what he complained about. Joe Concannon crashed U.S. Rep. Steve Israel’s Small Business bill tour last week in Glen Oaks. The Congressman was touring the area to announce a bill that would let businesses with […]

Small Business Awards Announced

The Queens Tribune and the PRESS of Southeast Queens have announced the date for its second annual Small Business Achievement Awards. The breakfast ceremony will take place at 8:30 a.m. May 20 on the fourth floor of the student union building at Queens College. Last year, the Small Business Achievement Awards honored the contributions of […]

Support Small Businesses

To The Editor: I could not agree more with “Don’t Open On Thanksgiving” (Letter to the Editor by John Amato – Nov. 21-27). Please support small retailers by joining your neighbors on Third Annual National Small Business Saturday, this coming Nov. 30. Do the same as often as possible during the other 364 days a year. Skip the […]

Albanese: Small Business Need More Help

By Trisha Sakhuja Staff Writer As Democratic Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese began his “Save our Neighborhoods” tour from Roosevelt Avenue and 57th Street., he walked in and out of an array of small businesses, asking them how their business is doing and what the City could do better to help them function properly and expand. […]