When you are trying to learn how to open a small startup business, you’ll need to learn what not to do right along with what you should do. Minor mistakes can cause you emotional turmoil, while bigger ones can end your business before it ever gets...

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Starting your own business can be very rewarding, but there are a few things you need to understand before you jump into becoming a business owner. To start, you will need to know what type of business you are going to start, who your customers...

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New Years Eve is fast approaching and since it can be one of the most profitable nights of the year for nightclubs, bars, and restaurants alike, wouldn’t you like to stay open and serve alcohol all night long?   Licensees may do just that by applying...

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Music can be one of the most important stylistic elements employed in helping establish the mood of a bar or a restaurant.  And while it may seem like the licensing and permitting process that goes along with opening a bar or restaurant never ends, it...

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Top Chefs Unite for Sandy Relief Monday, November 5, 2012, Chefs Jen Carroll, Angelo Sosa, Kevin Sbaga and Dale Talde will put on a mini-Top Chef All Stars during two seatings at Sosa’s Anejo restaurant in midtown to benefit the Red Cross. Reservations can be...

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Governor, the DUMBO restaurant that recently received 2 stars and was on its way to being one of the most talked about and important restaurants in Brooklyn and New York in general, has been completely destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Chef Brad McDonald appealed to the...

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Ten or Twenty, What’s the Difference? Probably More Than You Think. Under existing New York law, restaurants with a seating capacity of twenty or more are required to provide customer restrooms. Recently, members of the New York State Senate introduced a bill that will change...

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http://www.gaycitynews.com/articles/2012/05/09/gay_city_news/news/doc4f85d3e9c9e29209305315.txt A great article that is a prime example of misuse of the New York City Administrative Code “Nuisance Abatement” laws (NYC ADC 7-701 et seq, below.). Bravo to the attorneys and the bar owners for taking this action. The Nuisance Abatement laws are often...

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