Brooklyn stores still struggling after Hurricane Sandy

Many merchants in Sheepshead Bay say that they are struggling after Hurricane Sandy, even though the storm came ashore more than seven weeks ago. Businesses

Many businesses say that the storm has slowed foot traffic and they may be forced to close.

Many businesses say that the storm has slowed foot traffic and they may be forced to close. (12/19/12)

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Many merchants in Sheepshead Bay say that they are struggling after Hurricane Sandy, even though the storm came ashore more than seven weeks ago.

Businesses say that foot traffic has dropped off because residents are still working on home repairs, instead of holiday shopping.

Some store owners say that if sales don’t start to improve soon, they’ll be forced to close their doors for good.


 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The first Kick Your Game Sneaker Exposition kicked 1 Sneaker Expo kicks off at Brooklyn Stuy Dome
Experts offer advice on reducing healthcare costs at 2 Tips to reduce health care costs
3 Word on the Street: Selfies
4 VIDEO: Mini-mall plaza opens in Sunset Park
5 Brooklyn Sportscast, Jan. 16

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE