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Too Many Vendors?

Written by Joanna Fantozzi on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

A recent survey shows where the food trucks and vendors camp out in the Upper East Side The Upper East Side is a popular destination and a treasured community for those who live here, making it a prime destination in recent years for the city’s burgeoning fleet of food trucks and street vendors. Community Board [&hellip
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People, Not Trees

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: I do not want to sound like a grinch or Scrooge, but your article glorifying sellers of Christmas trees (“Evergreen Guys,” Dec. 17) was not just hopelessly one-sided, but not entirely accurate. You say that, “[M]ost of the Christmas tree operations are on city sidewalks, and only require consent from the property [&hellip
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Unlawful Vendors

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Re: an anonymous vendor response to your article on book vendor Kirk Davidson, it is always good to hear that at least one vendor is obeying the laws. However, “Full Vendor Story” (letter, Aug. 6) is anything but. The writer says, “There is a book vendor…in front of Zabar’s who works within [the] guidelines. He also sets up many tables, [&hellip
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Mobile Merchants Draw Fire

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Although a convenience for hungry pedestrians, street food vendors on the Upper West Side have been drawing fire lately. A flood of complaints from residents and local businesses, as well as a city investigation into the illegal trade of food vending permits, has sparked discussions about increased regulation. Critics are particularly concerned about maintaining health [&hellip
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Deal with Vendor Once and For All

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Kirk Davidson’s comments here show how disconnected he is from reality (“Valued Vendor or Neighborhood Nuisance?,” July 2). His nonsense about “racism, slavery and dating a white woman” couldn’t be more ridiculous. His crazy ramblings only highlight his inability to comprehend or abide by citywide regulations regarding
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