If and when federal regulations are put into place for e-cigarettes, users believe that the popularity of JUUL and other vaping devices is already so powerful, both socially and physiologically, that any aggressive attempt to deflate the trend will cause a generation of technologically savvy teenagers to turn to the internet and create a surging and potentially dangerous black market.
After disputes between a Queens anti-gentrification group and New York City developers, the Department of Buildings confirms construction resumption.
Italian American funeral homes in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park are shifting their family businesses to serve the growing Chinese population.
The effectiveness of traditional Chinese medicine, which includes acupuncture, cupping and the use of herbal medicine, is still under discussion in traditional western medical circles. However, that has not stopped TCM clinics in neighborhoods like Flushing to flourish.
Small business owners are phasing the challenges brought by a legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo that gradually raises the minimum wage to reach $15 per hour in 2019.
One Tattoo parlor in Gowanus is breaking down barriers for tattoo artists.
The small sized booth allows for a more private karoke moment. But the fad popular oversees does not have traditional karoke bar owners worried.
Advocates in New York City are fighting for the legalization of basement apartments, arguing that basements are already being utilized but the low-income families residing in them are not given rights as tenants.