Benjamin Parker’s “ Bill de Blasio’s Progressive War on Uber” (op-ed, Aug. 4) mischaracterizes the mayor’s position on Uber and the taxi industry. Mr. de Blasio, far from being at war with Uber, has totally jettisoned his progressive values by caving in to the tech giant’s pressure.
New York Assemblyman David Weprin, Bill Drake of the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association and David Schwartz of Citizens for Safe Endoscopy gather at the medical office where comedian Joan Rivers died as a result of an unsafe procedure.
Residents formed the For the Flag We Stand coalition and successfully convinced a California state agency to keep a flag flying.
The New York Association of Grocery Stores (NYAGS) is a coalition of local New York City grocers fighting to stay alive as special interest and big chains continue to encroach on the businesses our families have maintained for decades.
Brad Gerstman talks to the Weather Channel about New York City's plan to force stores to charge 10 cents for plastic bags.
David Schwartz of Willets Point United Inc. opposes the development plan of Sterling Equities (owned by the owners of the New York Mets) and Related Companies, during a rally held in Willets Point across the street from Citi Field on July 8, 2013.
A 75% tax on cigar and pipe tobacco has cigar aficionados running for the border and online shops as family-run small businesses close their doors. Making matters worse is that despite the tax hike, New York state is collecting fewer tax dollars on cigars than ever before. Gotham fights for small businesses and this is how we do it:
John Catsimatidis' Red Apple Group opened a new supermarket in Fort Greene Brooklyn. Attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, Assenblyman Hakeem Jeffires, City Councilwoman, Letitia James and Democratic State Committee member Lincoln Restler. Video produced by Gotham Government Relations & Communications.