Tag: street vendor

DC: Proliferation of Food Trucks May Prompt Change in Law

The proliferation of food trucks has some D.C. lawmakers considering changes to how these mobile vendors are regulated and taxed. Right now, food trucks are exempted from the city's sales tax.

Vancouver: B.C. Crew Hits The Road for Street Food

The Vancouver-produced lifestyle series, which premieres tonight (10:30 p.m.), criss-crossed North America for the past year looking for the best of downtown sidewalk chefs.

City Hall Awards Street Vendor Licenses in Vancouver

The city announced the winners of this year’s 19 new street food vending licenses in a chilly morning downpour behind city hall April 4. The winners will join 17 food vendors who won spots last year in a city lottery.

Minneapolis: Doug Kress and the State of the Street (Vendor)

Now that the trial period has expired, MinneapolisCity Council must decide on whether or not to allow the expansion of food trucks to continue.

Entrepreneurs Use Street Stands & Food Trucks to Build Brands

Thomas DeGeest is trying. In 2006, the native of Belgium chucked an engineering career at IBM to start Wafels & Dinges, selling topping-laden Belgian waffles and other gourmet desserts out of a truck downtown. He now has five vehicles and nearly 25 employees.

Fairness of St. Marys Street Vendors Debated

Allowing a street vendor to set up shop would be unfair to "businesses already in town paying property taxes and overhead costs, hanging on by their fingernails," Rosemary Rillo told the City Council Tuesday.

Can Street Vendors Help Revitalize Our Communities?

In the midst of the “great recession” and all the preaching about how small business is the heart of the American economy, why not expand our investment beyond traditional brick and mortar businesses?

NYC: Police Welcome Taco Truck Back to Upper E. Side by Towing It

Eight officers in a police van had been monitoring Paty’s the entire morning, said Sean Basinski, director of the Street Vendor Project, an advocacy group based at the Urban Justice Center.

Vendor Power’s Illustrated Guide to Street Vending in New York City

The Street Vendor Project developed "Vendor Power," a graphic guide to selling on the streets of New York City.

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