New York City street vendors have just scored a major victory: The City Council finally passed long-overdue legislation, lifting the restrictive and outdated permit cap that has forced thousands of vendors to operate without a proper license. Called Intro 1116-B, the legislation … [Read more...] about Major win for NYC street vendors as new bill expands number of permits
Earlier this month, a woman from Ecuador was handcuffed by police for selling churros in a New York City subway station. Officers confiscated her pushcart—her livelihood—and all its contents. She did not have a permit. But the city has not raised the number of permits since 1983, … [Read more...] about Vendors turn streets into community spaces, so why are cities cracking down?