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Six Long Island Businesses That Adapted During Covid-19 Outbreak

Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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These Long Island business owners were able to quickly change gears after the Covid-19 enforced shut down. Some were already prepped for the change while others worked fast to adapt. Read about six Long Island business owners who had to do things differently to thrive during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Mobile Gym Company Sees Dramatic Rise in Business Due to Coronavirus Fear


Josh York’s mobile gym company had seen a huge increase in business, all due to the coronavirus epidemic that made people shy away from hitting the gym but not wanting to give up on their workout routine. Luckily, GYMGUYZ already had the perfect business model in place to accommodate their needs. Read more.


Long Island Orthodontists Continue to “See” Patients Virtually


The doctor will see you now, virtually. This is how Long Island orthodontists have adjusted to life with patients in quarantine. Read how.


Face Mask-chic Fashion Coming to Long Island


Tandywear, a Commack women’s fashion store, is selling stylish face masks and even fashionable tops with facemasks built in.


New North Fork Winery Delivers the Vineyard Experience to Your Home


It’s no secret that wine has been the salve for many a shut-in’s cabin fever these days. Deemed an essential service, liquor stores have been reporting a brisk business - offering free delivery and curbside pickup. Wineries, it seems, are also getting in on the act. RGNY is giving people unique ways to bring the wine-making and tasting experience to their homes.


Company Connects Long Island Seniors With Volunteers During Coronavirus Epidemic


Elderly on Long Island seeking to age in place in their own homes might already be well aware of the challenges that the rest of us are learning to face right now. Limited accessibility and dwindling choices as we shelter-in-place becomes that much harder for older folks. That’s where Umbrella - a company that started as a way to connect adults over 60 with part-time handymen and service providers to get the things they need done - is finding a new niche during the pandemic.


In the Age of Sheltering-in-place, Speed Dating on Long Island Goes Virtual


Finding your true love can be nearly impossible during the coronavirus crisis, and singles might be resigned to give up on any sort of social interaction with a potential mate for weeks, possibly months. That is what Jay Rosensweig was thinking as he contemplated the future of his speed dating business. This entrepreneur was forced to learn how to move his dating and event businesses online. Read more.