City Island business owners meet with city officials to discuss pandemic recovery efforts

Business owners from City Island met with city Councilmember Marjorie Velazquez and New York City’s Small Business Services Commissioner Kevin Kim to discuss how they can recover from the pandemic’s economic impact.
As Velazquez and Kim toured the area, business owners got the opportunity to speak to them directly about what resources they need. SBS says it’s all about cutting the red tape to help business owners get the grants and guidance they need efficiently.
Business owners remain hopeful they can recover.
"My whole thing is to build up this neighborhood and get more people into this neighborhood…it's all Bronx centric I'm a Bronx centric guy,” said Cinema on the Sound manager Jerry Land.