Find Nature And Community At Seasons Nursery In Bed-StuyFor many visitors, the biggest draw is the owner herself—Young's sharp wit and keen insight have made her a local celebrity.
'Chocolate Is Love': At North Fork Chocolate Company, The Focus Is Local"Our typical shopper is not just a chocolate lover—it's a lover of all local things," cofounder Ann Corley told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Secret Garden: A Haven For Health Food In Bed-Stuy"I want you to come here, and I want all of your worries to go away," owner Joy Thomas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Find Fast Food And Retro Video Games At Action Burger in WilliamsburgTo comply with pandemic safety measures, owner Vlane Carter turned indoor screens to face the street, allowing visitors to play video games from outside.
Bigelow's In Rockville Centre: Frying Clams Since 1939"This is another extension of our house," co-owner Anthony Andreolas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Chess Forum In Greenwich Village: A NYC Classic Perseveres In A Pandemic"A real captain stays on deck, either saves the ship or sinks with it," owner Imad Khachan told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Love And Family Keep The Business Running At Vic's Heart N Soul Food TruckCBS2's Elle McLogan meets Victor Hickson, who doles out smoked ribs and fried fish from a roving kitchen.
At Public Village, Best Friends Serve Up Chinese Hometown SpecialitiesWhen Kiyomi Wang and Karen Song discovered a vacancy on the Lower East Side, their dream became a reality.
Mini-Golf, Snacks, And Family Memories At Jennie's At Drossos In GreenportDecades later, Jennie Werts still returns to her childhood hangout—now, as the chef.
Beauty And Stillness At Life Wellness Center In Bed-Stuy"When people come in, they're usually surprised," co-owner Khadija Tudor told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Chara's Kitchen And Catering: Soul Food Memories In BellportIn the basement of the local church, you'll find Cheryl Grigg stirring and seasoning over a hot stove.
On Governors Island, A Lush Garden Finds New Purpose"It's definitely in the spirit of the victory gardens during the Second World War," program manager Shawn Connell told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
The Dig Callback: At McNulty's Tea & Coffee, A Time-Honored Shop Meets A New NormalCBS2's Elle McLogan revisits a West Village institution persevering amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Dig Callback: At Ricas Pupusas & Mas, A Family's Resilience Shines Through AdversityThese days, the restaurant depends on pickup and delivery orders, especially those placed directly by phone—the commission charged by delivery apps is too steep.
The Dig Callback: Bronx Chef Millie Peartree Turns Hardship Into BlessingAfter the sudden closure of her beloved Fordham restaurant, chef Millie Peartree has found a new calling. CBS2's Elle McLogan reports.