One of the only good things to come out of the coronavirus pandemic is a new market for medical masks. Mask businesses have been a hot commodity in attempting to make an income during people’s free time. February is Black History Month, which means communities unite and the rest of the country recognizes the accomplishments
These Young Long Island Entrepreneurs Are Determined to Make their Mark in the Fashion World and Leave a Legacy
Aiden Best, 17, and Eden Boakye, 16, both similar names spelt slightly differently, started a modeling, clothing brand company before even reaching the age of 18 called Vision Kidz. The two are God brothers who live together in the Uniondale/Hempstead area. Vision Kidz didn’t start off as a modeling page on Instagram. It was originally
In this episode, I’m joined by Danielle Hawthorne, CEO of Scotch Bonnets by Dani. We discuss how she amassed over six figures in revenue and the support she received to get there. We also speak about her manufacturing process, her family’s support of her business, her personal hair journey and the importance of valuing your
Small business owners on Long Island are expecting a grim outlook on holiday sales this upcoming season. This doesn’t stop one high-powered team from aiding local businesses and entrepreneurs with their online marketing and website needs. Enter Blue Surge Marketing Agency, a Suffolk County-based digital marketing and web design firm with a penchant for performance
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce (LIAACC) is exploring new ways to reach out to Black-owned businesses that are in need of help in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. From holding workshops that teach marketing strategies to helping businesses get Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) certified, the LIAACC’s mission is to
Have you been looking for a new bra? Well you might want to look into this small Long Island business, that’s making women feel better in their bras. The Fitting Curve is a Black-owned company founded by Kelly H. Saintus and Helene T. Delince, along with help from Stephanie Vincent. Combined, these three have experience
Nestled on the corner of West Merrick Road and Ormonde Boulevard, Pretty Toni’s Cafe would be bustling with customers who are looking for a bit of soul during their Sunday brunches. Once stepping into the cafe, you were greeted with jazz playing in the background and tables filled with dish fried chicken and red velvet
Health fads have swung in and out of public consciousness. From avocados to chia seeds, superfoods and food science has taken over popular culture, and Long Island is no exception. Led by Ron Montgomery, or Six, The 6 Juice is an organically sourced juice company based out of Suffolk County providing healthy alternatives to processed
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