local business

By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 14, 2010 - 9:03 am
The Daily Freeman talks to a Phoenicia-based fishing tackle company which has lost big time because of the oil spill: Owner Scott Greenberg said the full impact on his business, from sales to fishing in the five-state Gulf Coast region, won’t been known... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 7, 2010 - 2:37 am
Looks like Tom Golisano's not the only New Yorker to flee to the bosom of the Sunshine State because of taxes. Kingston business Uptown Cigar Co., facing a possible 90% excise tax on tobacco, is headed south too: The store, which has stood at the corner... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 29, 2010 - 11:17 am
Summer may not officially be here until June 21, but Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the season in the Catskills. In the town of Andes, on Route 28 in Delaware County, three new business ventures are debuting this weekend. We stopped in at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 28, 2010 - 10:45 am
Featured in the NYT's real estate section this week: A converted church in Stamford, Delaware County, on the market for $168,000. The sellers, an interior designer and a firefighter, spent 12 years of weekends transforming this once dilapidated 1850s... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 11:06 am
Word has reached us that there was a fire at the Cha Cha Hut, a new BBQ joint in Roxbury we profiled recently. We're headed there now to find out more.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 25, 2010 - 11:06 am
Kingston Happenings reports that the Kingston Natural Foods Market -- a new project from the folks behind the Kingston Natural Foods Buying Club -- is open for business, and getting ready to celebrate properly in a couple of weeks. Right now the store is... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 20, 2010 - 1:36 pm
The award for Most Unusual Loss Leader goes to Northeastern supermarket chain Price Chopper, for their recent decision to give away diabetes medication free of charge. YNN reports it's a move to build customer loyalty. With almost 1 in 10 upstate New... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 12:37 pm
Akira Ohiso has photographic evidence of the seizure of a business on North Main Street in Liberty for tax delinquency. That giant orange "SEIZED" sign is pretty terrifying.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 - 7:02 pm
The Times Herald-Record has a look at the steel bases being made by DC Fabrication and Welding: None of the millions of visitors to the memorial will ever see them. But they'll be doing their jobs underground, beneath the memorial on the footprint of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010 - 1:58 pm
The pretty packages at your grocery store make it look so easy. Don't be fooled: Getting your lovingly handcrafted local food product onto those shelves is a byzantine process that requires sweat, start-up capital, nerves of steel, and, of course, a... Read more


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