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NYC’S Small Business First Initiative

The City of New York launched Small Business First to reduce the burden of regulation on small businesses and cut government red tape to make it easier for New York City small businesses to start, operate, and thrive. In business, time is money, and that is why we are committed to reducing the time it […]

Single-Use Styrofoam Products in New York City Beginning July 1, 2015

As of July 1, 2015, food service establishments, stores and manufacturers may not possess, sell, or offer for use single service Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam articles or polystyrene loose fill packaging, such as “packing peanuts” in New York City. After consultation with corporations, including Dart Container Corporation, non-profits, vendors and other stakeholders, the Department of […]

2015 Winter Storm Guide

The Bayside Village BID is hoping that everyone is able to be in a safe warm location for the upcoming blizzard that is expected to start later today. This is guide is a collection of information from various NYC agencies regarding the response to the storm. NYC has created a Severe Weather website with a […]

ConEd Scam For Business

Please be advised, that individuals are pretending to be ConEd workers saying that businesses need to upgrade to new “smart meters” or face having their electric service turned off.  These people will say that the charge for the new smart meter is $500 and that the worker will either come later that day or week. […]