Leave The Kids At Home: Park Slope’s New Cocktail Bar Is For The Parents

2024-03-18T14:43:36-04:00March 18th, 2024|

Eater

"Hire a street vendor for your next event: The Street Vendor Project, a non-profit working with over 3,000 vendors in New York, has a new initiative meant to connect its members with catering opportunities in the city."

NYPD Ousts Vendors Selling Islamic Goods Just Before Ramadan

2024-03-18T14:36:46-04:00March 15th, 2024|

The City

“My biggest fear is that I’ll get arrested for working without a license,” MD Nasir Uddin, who supports his family of five including his three younger siblings, told THE CITY in Bengali through an interpreter from the nonprofit Street Vendor Project."

Corona Plaza Vendors Are Struggling Under The City’s New Restrictions

2024-03-18T14:41:23-04:00March 14th, 2024|

Hell Gate

"The reduced hours have also had an impact on the neighborhood's residents, many of whom live in shared rooms without access to a kitchen and rely on street food. "That's really the bread and butter for the vendors," said Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez, deputy director of the Street Vendor Project. "It's not just income for the vendors. It's also for the community."

Corona Plaza: How Street Vendors Created The Soul Of A Queens Neighborhood

2024-02-21T09:34:50-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Social Life Project

"Following public outcry, the New York City agencies working with Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Street Vendor Project, developed a new permit mechanism that enables the non-profit Corona Plaza Vendors Association to operate legally on Corona Plaza as a formal market."

NYPD Dragging Many More Vendors To Criminalize Court, Data Shows

2024-02-05T12:39:48-05:00February 5th, 2024|

The City

"Krishnan’s bill would decriminalize unlicensed vending and selling at the wrong place and the wrong time. It would only have reach above ground, according to Mohamed Attia, managing director of the non-profit Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center, who said the bill would still let the police enforce laws against the sale of counterfeit goods and vending within MTA stations."

Frustrated Street Vendors In The Bronx Waiting Decades For Licenses

2024-01-29T13:22:55-05:00January 22nd, 2024|

CBS

"Looking at the investment that's going into enforcing these small businesses, rather than investment in providing them access with business licensing. This is really a shift that needs to happen," said Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez, the deputy director of Street Vendor Project.