Cedarhurst Woman 'Shocked' to Win $1,000 Shopping Spree
Susie Hirschel had 1,000 new reasons to smile on Friday. The Cedarhurst mother is the latest winner of the Cedarhurst Business Improvement District's $1,000 shopping spree raffle. Hirschel dropped the winning ticket at Sox World Plus during the most recent Cedarhurst sidewalk sale. Watch the video here.
Have You Tried the Ultra Sonic Hand Car Wash Yet?
Looking to get a hands-on car wash? Look no further than the Ultra Sonic Hand Car Wash. The new car wash, located on Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road in Rockville Centre, recently opened after months of construction. Read more here.
Madison's Niche Coming to Seventh Street
A new business is hoping to find its "niche" on Seventh Street in Garden City this fall. Madison's Niche, a boutique shop that offers home decor, women's apparel, jewelry, accessories and more, will replace Things & Stuff at 186 Seventh Street, which officially closed its doors last month. Read more here.
From Golden Arches to Smashing Burgers
Irwin Kruger has been in the burger business a long time. Forty-two years ago he started at McDonald’s as a 19-year old franchisee in Johnston, Rhode Island, turning a “defunct” empty shell of a location that was built on speculation but which the corporation could not franchise except to the contractor who originally built the place, into a chain of locations that at its peak numbered 25 and stretched across Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey and New York City and included locations in midtown Manhattan, Rockefeller Center, Penn Station, one across from Madison Square Garden, and the 17,000 sq. ft. Times Square store. Read more here.
Pear Tree Shoppe Partners Honored at Legislative Breakfast
Garden City Small Businesspersons of the Year, Dale Brokaw, Jan McDonough (not present) and Lois Tighe were honored during the 2013 Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce Small Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast held Friday at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Read more here.
Deluxe Car Storage Revs into New Hyde Park
New Hyde Park has several places where you can store your belongings, various businesses renting out lockers of numerous sizes for your household wares that have taken up your garage. But when the garage becomes your personal storage space, where exactly do you store your car, especially one that you wouldn’t trust to just the routine parking structure? Read more here.
LMBC: Urgest Care Center 'First Phase' of Renewed Services
A spokeswoman for the Long Beach Medical Center called a $6.6 million federal grant that South Nassau Communities Hospital received last week to rebuild an urgent care center at the LBMC campus a first step toward renewing services at the hospital that has remained closes since Hurricane Sandy last year. Read more here.