At Tom's In Prospect Heights, A Luncheonette Is Family Tradition"People will call us a greasy spoon, and I think I take pride in that," third-generation owner Jimmy Kokotas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Flute Center Of New York Builds Community Through Music: 'It's A Family'"Flute players, by and large, are honest, good people," owner Phil Unger told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Rivers Cafe USA: Family-Run Coffee Shop In Floral Park Spans Generations, NationsAbby Rivera imports the beans from her father's farms in El Salvador. "We can tell you exactly what harvest it is, when was it roasted," she told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Ivory & Main: Plus-Size Boutique Helps All Brides Feel Beautiful"I know where they're coming from. I've been them," owner Curinne Polizzi told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
String Thing Studio: A Place For Knitting And Healing In Park Slope"String Thing Studio is a yarn store but more than a yarn store," owner Felicia Eve told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Ha Long Bay Vietnamese Sandwiches: Beloved Banh Mi Find A Home In New Hyde Park“Life is all about taking chances,” owner Billy Dang told CBS2’s Elle McLogan.
Rods, Lures, And Mid-Century Furniture? Dream Fishing Tackle Offers Unlikely Combination From Greenpoint Father And Daughter"It kind of all collided together," co-owner Barbara Piskorska told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Aunts et Uncles: A Vegan Cafe-Bar In East Flatbush Inspired By The Love Of Family"Your aunts and uncles are like your cool parents," co-owner Michael Nicholas told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
B&H Dairy: A Small Restaurant With Big Heart Serves The East Village Since 1938"As much as the customers love us and stop by and support us, especially now, the place is going to survive, I hope, another 80 years," co-owner Alexandra Abdelwahed told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Find Plants, Tools, And Community At Hardware 2.0 In Downtown Brooklyn"Just because it's called 'do-it-yourself' doesn't mean you have to learn it yourself," owner Jitu Maat told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Love Is The Secret To Good Espresso At La Casa Del Caffe In The BronxAnna Agovino is both the barista and the fiery personality behind the Morris Park cafe. Regulars say her espresso is the best in the city.