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Social media brings Harlem bakery back into business

A native of South Carolina, Alvin Lee Smalls bakes some of New York City’s finest rugelach, heralded by the New York Times as “buttery, magnificent and fleeting.” Small businesses may have permanently closed shop during the recession, but not Lee … Continue reading

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Cecile Goyette: Caring for Cats in Harlem

When Cecile Goyette moved to Harlem and discovered a colony of feral cats, she decided to get involved in the New York City animal rescue community. Goyette cares for the colony, which lives in a community garden behind her apartment. … Continue reading

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Cafe Amrita: A Bar Resisting the Recession

In this economy running a small business can be an uphill climb. Rob Song owns Cafe Amrita, a cafe and bar on West 110th Street near Central Park. Song’s cafe is facing a long list of challenges–the recession, a gentrified … Continue reading

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