The age-old struggle between the city and street vendors, explained
Despite legislation aimed building a fairer system, street vendors still say it's hard to do business legally.
Jun 2, 6:01 AM
Bronx Vendor Who Had Fresh Produce Tossed By City Receives Over $13,000 In Donations
"I'm grateful for the people who brought me this because I want a good future for my children."
Oct 9, 2021 4:39 PM
Food Cart Vendor Says He Was Stabbed For Being Egyptian
The victim works at a halal cart.
Updated: Jun 28, 2014 2:32 PM
Two People Shot Over Alleged Food Vendor Turf War
“One guy wanted the spot, the other guy had it, and that was what the argument was about," a witness said. "One guy just took it too far, and lots of people got hurt.”
Updated: Aug 24, 2012 2:54 PM
McCarren Park Pool Seeks Non-Vomit Inducing Food Vendors
The city issued a request for proposals for a snack bar and "mobile food units" at McCarren Park Pool. Presumably, these would be mobile food units that wouldn't cause any additional vomit, poop, or diarrhea.
Updated: Aug 9, 2012 1:06 PM
Now Food Trucks Are Being Kicked Out Of Hoboken, Too
Not even New Jersey is safe for mobile food vendors.
Updated: Dec 22, 2011 4:20 PM
Hipster Cop Cracking Down On Food Trucks In SoHo
The battle against mobile food vendors moves down to the streets of SoHo, and Hipster Cop is ON IT.
Updated: Nov 17, 2011 5:41 PM
Find Every Food Truck In The City With The Tweat.It App
The new iPhone app Tweat.it maps all the food trucks in town.
Updated: Nov 1, 2011 1:34 PM
"Master Of Disguise Food" Vendor Racked Up $90,000 In Health Violations
Meet Ayman Metwally, aka Ayman Metwaly, aka Ayman Metwaey, aka Ayman Abdelrashid Ali Metwally, aka Ayman Abdelrashed Metwally, who will no longer be serving you sketchy street meat.
Updated: Oct 31, 2011 4:24 PM
Food Truck Crackdown Accelerates With New Restrictions
We speak to UWS Councilwoman Gale Brewer, who just introduced new legislation to restrict mobile food vendors in Manhattan.
Updated: Oct 18, 2011 5:00 PM
UWS Community Board Vows Keep Food Trucks On A Short Leash
The seemingly neverending war against food trucks hits the UWS, again.
Updated: Oct 13, 2011 6:35 PM
Take A Midnight Tour Of Roosevelt Ave Street Eats
With "Queens Qustodian" Jeff Orlick.
Updated: Oct 10, 2011 6:02 PM
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