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This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC’s vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.
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Today: Tuesday April 14, 2015 – This week’s podcast reviews the SAVENYC campaign taking storm throughout social media. It began through the efforts of Jeremiah Moss, the author of the Vanishing New York Blog. Now across the city, people are rallying to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to protect the rights of our favorite local shops to survive.
Today, you will hear from a small, independent bookstore called BookCourt in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. I speak with the store’s events and publicity spokesperson, Andrew Unger about the shop’s unique strategies in using crowdfunding techniques such as IndieGoGo to support and expand the business. The 33-year-old business has taken a strong hold presence in the neighborhood and, with the support of its local patrons, continues to thrive despite competition.
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