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42-Year-Old Organic Food Store Opens Vegan Kitchen and Juice Bar in Brooklyn

New York organic and natural foods store, Perelandra, has opened a new vegan kitchen and juice bar in Brooklyn. First established in 1976, this independent, community-driven, local business has expanded to serving plant-based eats....

Vegan Franchise Beyond Sushi to Open 6th New York Location

Pioneering plant-based sushi chain, Beyond Sushi, is opening its sixth New York City location. The upcoming sushi shop will open its doors on April 23rd on Mulberry Street in SoHo. “The wonderful neighbourhood vibe along...
New Vegan Burger Arrives at Fast Food Chain Shake Shack in New York

New Vegan Burger Arrives at Fast-Food Chain Shake Shack in New York

Beginning next week, the popular fast-food chain Shake Shack will become the latest burger-heavy restaurant to test the waters with a vegan burger in select New York locations, the chain reported today. Called the...
Lawmakers Aim to Ban Processed Meat From All NYC Public Schools

Lawmakers Aim to Ban Processed Meat From All NYC Public Schools

Concerned with the health of students, several New York City lawmakers want to ban all processed meats from public schools. City Council members introduced a new resolution called "Ban the Baloney" at the request of Brooklyn...
Second-Largest Mexican State to Serve Nearly 1 Million Vegan School Meals

Second-Largest Mexican State to Serve Nearly 1 Million Vegan School Meals

Veracruz, Mexico's second-largest state, will be serving 925,000 vegan meals in its schools this year. This announcement followed an agreement between Mercy For Animals' Latin American food policy program, "Come Consciente" (Conscious Eating), and Mexican government officials....

Former Dairy Brand Elmhurst Expands Vegan Milk Across New York

Elmhurst 1925, the New-York-based dairy-turned-plant-milk-producer, says it has expanded distribution of its vegan milk into several key markets in the tri-state area including 39 Whole Foods Market, Wegmans, and Walmart locations. Several key independent...

First Ever Black Vegan Festival Comes to New York

An organizer from one of the UK's largest and longest-standing vegan festivals, VegfestUK, has announced a new venture. The world's first ever Black vegan festival, 'Black VegFest', is set to launch this August. This event is...
California Aims to Ban the Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics

New York Proposes to Ban the Sale and Import of Animal Tested Cosmetics

Cruelty Free International (CFI) has recently posted about their support of and progress with the New York Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act — an act which, if passed, would ban the import and sale of animal-tested...

Female Animal Rights Activists Celebrated at New York Exhibition

The New-York Historical Society will address animal rights, 19th- and 20th-century activists, and endangered species in a forthcoming exhibit on view April 6th through July 15th. The exhibit, Feathers: Fashion and the Fight for...

Civil Rights Activist Shaun King Announces He’s Gone Vegan

Social justice activist, and journalist, Shaun King, has made the switch to a vegan diet according to his Facebook page. King, who is the Senior Justice Writer for the New York Daily News, informed his...

1300 School District Employees Take on a Healthy Vegan Diet Challenge

Starting today, 1,300 people have pledged to take on a very healthy challenge promising to eat a whole foods, plant based diet for the next ten days. Dough Schmidt is the man behind the initiative,...
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Vegan Next Level Burger Chain Expands to New York

The Pacific Northwest’s popular vegan burger chain Next Level Burger has announced plans to open its first east coast location in New York early next year. The restaurant will be located inside the Fort...

New York Magazine’s Epic Vegan Encyclopedia for Omnivores is a Must-Read

Grub Street, a New York Magazine site, just published an A to V vegan encyclopedia for omnivores. And when they say encyclopedia, they aren't exaggerating. This thing is chock full of organized, helpful vegan...

New York Entrepreneur Veganizes 15 Restaurants and Opens Up 12 More!

New York entrepreneur Ravi DeRossi, plans to open multiple vegan eateries in the next two years. The first two are proposed to be 24-hour vegan diners. In a recent podcast with Nil Zacharias for #EatForThePlanet,...

10 Designer Brands That are Vegan, Eco-friendly and Ethical

New York Fashion Week is almost upon us! Where the hottest, latest and trendiest designers 'strut their stuff.' This event sparks change in the current fashion industry by debuting innovative new designs, sometimes-questionable products and...

Forget Avocado Toast, You Need To Try NYC’s New Amazing Avocado Pizza!

Let's face it we all (well nearly all) of us love avocado. And there's nothing better than avocado on toast. That's the inspiration behind the new avocado pizza at Kola House, a New York...

P.S This New York Vegan Eatery Donates All Profits To Charity

A new vegan eatery has opened in midtown Manhattan. The menu has been designed by Chef Gary Barawidan, who helped open Ravi DeRossi’s Avant Garden and worked at Union Square Cafe and Locanda Verde. Using...

NYC Fashion Store With History Of Selling Dog Fur, Faces Scrutiny Yet Again

Century 21, the retail store established in New York in the 60s, is the latest to be criticised for selling fur garments. The company offers a range of garments containing fur from foxes, rabbits,...

New Yorkers Pay $1 To See Virtual Reality Footage, Changing Lives Forever

Pedestrians in Union Square in New York City were given a unique offer; to watch 4 minutes of footage in exchange for a dollar. Seems like a pretty good deal when you can’t earn...