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As any restaurant owner can tell you, the innumerable challenges of operating a small business in NYC are practically prohibitive; a tangle of red tape and endless permits prior to opening, and the looming, omnipresent threat of inspections and hefty fines afterwards. And while the inscrutable demands of agencies like the DOH continue to place undue burden on independent establishments, Mayor de Blasio recently announced a Small Business First initiative—designed to improve the city’s...