Taller Peralta: Fashions From Inwood Artist M. Tony Peralta Represent Latin Culture With A New York Twist"Once I started creating work that represented my culture, I figured out that this is my purpose in life," owner M. Tony Peralta told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
David Segal Violins: An Upper West Side Workshop Where Instruments Are Loved And Cared For"It takes about 200 hours, in my estimate, to make a violin," owner David Segal told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Orient Country Store: A North Fork Family Grocery Counts On Community"You can't really get away from here without a bit of a conversation, so it's not for the introvert," owner Miriam Foster told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
SOS Chefs: Obscure Ingredients For Curious Cooks At Atef Boulaabi's East Village Spice Store"It's a repertoire of notes and a library of texture and smells," Atef told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Style Eyes Optical: Margie Toney Wants To Pick Your Perfect Frames"Every single line I carry, there's got to be something funky," Margie told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Pearl River Mart: An 'Asian American Wonderland Emporium' Is Reborn In SoHo"What we're doing is more than just business; we are trying to build a bridge between the two countries," co-owner Ching Yeh Chen told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Seatuck Stained Glass: George Dalecki's Works Put 'Rainbows In Your Room'"It's a gentle and fun addiction," owner George Dalecki told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Shuga Pie Shop: A Cake Sandwich Sensation In BabylonThe shuga pie was born when Micheline Cummings took leftover cake scraps and, instead of discarding them, sealed them together with frosting.
She-Weld: Blacksmith Marsha Trattner Creates Using Steel And FlameMarsha's Red Hook workshop is part art studio, part science lab.
At Harlem's Heaven Hat Shop, Evetta Petty Knows 'Hats Are Powerful'"I'll make a hat out of anything," owner Evetta Petty told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
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.