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.
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.