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New Park a Nightmare for Jackson Heights businesses

November 10, 2011


A new park on what was a busy 37 th road in Jackson Heights, Queens, is putting local stores along the route out of business. Since the road was closed on September 20, businesses say customers are no longer coming,resulting in a 60 to 70 percent reduction in sales. Some of the 300 stores on […]

Making more with less

October 31, 2011


Making ends meet on a tight budget is a difficult task for any cook. But when there are 500 to 700 mouths to feed every day, it becomes even trickier. Akanni Demazio, 29, is doing just that. He has been a chef at Food Bank for New York City’s community kitchen in Harlem for the past four years, but this […]