Last year, Portland, Maine, was struggling to prepare for an economic winter of uncertainty. A push of late fall warmth had given downtown restaurants and businesses a boost following a dreadful summer. One year later, the story has changed entirely…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
Parades are rolling and brass bands are back. Music venues are sold out again and mouth-watering Cajun and Creole dishes are being served up in packed restaurants in New Orleans. With its culture economy, the city is trying to rally…
By Roby Chavez
Cafe Momentum layers multiple forms of support -- education, basic supplies and real-world skills -- that are key to staying out of the justice system but hard for many youth to find at home.
By Kathleen Hobson
Cuomo says the new restrictions going into effect Friday are necessary because new coronavirus infections have been traced to those types of activities. Businesses can reopen each morning.
By Associated Press
By Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
U.S. restaurants are moving warily into fall, hoping their slow recovery persists despite the new challenge of chilly weather and a pandemic that’s expected to claim even more lives.
During the pandemic, Americans have replaced dining out with take-out and delivery meals. As a result, more customers and restaurants are relying on apps like Grubhub and Uber Eats to transport food. But restaurants say the apps consume their profits,…
Money from the Cares Act has been distributed to many small businesses across the country. And while it has helped, some owners say it’s time to get back to work. Karina Mitchell recently spoke with Ben Huhman, owner of the…
By Kate Brumback, Russ Bynum, Associated Press
Some of the nation's restaurants reopened for dine-in service, but it was a different experience than before the coronavirus.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press
Some big restaurant chains have obtained loans from the government under a small-business relief program, leading business groups to call for changes to the program before Congress provides it with new funding.
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