In a tough economy, local businesses are doing what they have to do to survive.
As always, we posted some jobs available locally. Here's a look at some of the top business stories from the past week:
One of the area's most popular businesses is re-opening after a three year absence. The Nautilus Diner is udergoing a renovation and is hoping to open its doors again in time for the holidays, owner Gus Efstathiou told Patch. Click here for more.
A year and a half after the Hempstead Town Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) declined Sonic Drive-In's application for East Meadow, the fast food business still plans on coming to the local area. Click here for more.
A new kosher butcher shop, For Goodness Steaks, is set to open on Merrick Road in Bellmore. Richie Koumbis, an employee at the nearby Bella Notte, said that building at 2514 Merrick Road was once a deli. Click here for more.
With the holiday season approaching, ladies may be looking for ways to keep off unwanted pounds. The Fabulous Place's variety of fitness classes and services can do just that. Click here for more.
Listed for rent in Levittown is the building that housed the former Shy Lounge and Industry Night Club, which closed in 2011 after losing its cabaret permit. The property is located at 2686 Hempstead Tpke., just east of the Wantagh Parkway entrance and next door to the Levittown OTB. Click here for more.
The DiVine Olive celebrated its grand opening on Friday with a tasting party open to the entire community. The new downtown shop, located at 281 Main St., offered free samples of their salads, cheeses and beverages during their celebration. Click here for more.