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Susan Hickey: First Lady of Captain’s Cove retail

Hickey's ice cream shop has pop culture-inspired novelties including the Bye Bye Miss America Pie Shake, the Baby Shark Kids’ Sundae and Game of Cones.

Pitney Bowes in new pact with shipping software provider Pirate Ship

"We’re excited about helping more e-commerce merchants simply do more business," said Pitney Bowes' Rajeeb Mohapatra.

Andi Gray: Maintaining control as the company grows

Controlling things as you grow the company is a challenge for most small-business owners. Build systems, procedures and checklists so you can teach everyone how you want things done.

Jason Amenda’s twin careers cover tax preparation and IT consulting

"What a lot of businesses don’t do is look at their revenue quarterly," Amenda observed.

Westchester businesses in spotlight during State of the County address

“The bottom line is this – we need to attract businesses and keep businesses here in Westchester County to keep our economy thriving," County Executive George Latimer said.

U.S. Sen. Murphy reintroduces HALOS Act for investors in startups

"We should be doing everything we can to support small businesses and entrepreneurs," Murphy said.

Kim Papa comes to the rescue for out-of-tune pianos

"I learned through my ear – I don’t use a device," said piano tuner Kim Papa.

Community Capital New York has $1M in loans targeting small...

The $1 million for Westchester is part of a $4 million allotment from a fund being split among Westchester, Rockland and Nassau counties.

Mel Gancsos, creator of Mel’s Hellish Relish, dies at 79

"The thing I've always tried to do is make something that people enjoy," said Gancsos, whose image appeared on the labels in devil attire.

Tattoo artist Frankie Frieri has your skin in the game

"My clients are looking for an intimate and personal space," Frieir said. "I don’t have any walk-ins."

B:Hive Coworking is banking on future entrepreneurs

“It’s a fun and unique space,” said co-founder Jordan Rabidou of B:Hive's Bridgeport location within a 1930 Beaux Art bank building.

Frontier Communications debuts B2B Wi-Fi service

The new service is being marketed to retail, hospitality and professional service facilities.

Suite Talk: Scott Dolch, executive director of the Connecticut Restaurant Association

"We've never had a James Beard Award winner out of Connecticut," said Scott Dolch. "As a competitive person, that bothers me."

Mike Roer weighs in on the startup financing conundrum

"The equity investors have become a lot more conservative," said Entrepreneurship Foundation President Mike Roer.

Tom Sharkis turns aquarium hobby into tank-cleaning business

"The greatest mistake I see is overfeeding," said Tom Sharkis, owner of Shark Attack Aquarium Maintenance.