Senate Democrats Reject GOP Small Business Loan Bid Over “Community-Based Funding”

On Thursday, Senate Democrats blocked a bid by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R – Ky.) to deliver an additional $250 billion in coronavirus aid to small businesses. Continue Reading →

As WeWork Has Trouble Working, They Sale Meetup To Investor Group Led By AlleyCorp

Meetup announced that the company has been acquired in a spin-off from WeWork that has a location in Harlem. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Resources For Economic Support For Small Businesses In Upper Manhattan

The Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center is a program of Columbia Business School and the Research Foundation of the State University of New York (RF-SUNY). Continue Reading →

WeWork Harlem Tenants Bristle At Demands For Rent During Coronavirus Lockdown

A rebellion is brewing among WeWork tenants. Small business owners are bristling at the shared office giant’s demand that they continue paying rent at locations that remain open, despite a wave of stay-at-home orders in major cities around the world. Continue Reading →

New Report, What Can NYC Do Now To Help Small Biz Survive The COVID Crisis?

A new Center for an Urban Future study features ideas from two dozen small business owners and experts for what New York City and State government should do right now to help the city’s small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Commissioner Salas Target Repeat Price Gougers Preying On New Yorkers

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the Department filed a case against Metro Drugs (931 Lexington Avenue). Continue Reading →

NYC Department Of Finance Offers To Help Property Owners With Hardship Pay Property Taxes

The New York City Department of Finance offers several programs to assist property owners who face hardships making their property tax payments. Continue Reading →


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