CBS2's Christina Fan visited popular shopping destinations in the city and in the northern suburbs on Sunday as shoppers tried to finish up before next weekend, when stores are expected to be jammed.
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Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Inevitable For SomeCBS2's Christina Fan visited popular shopping destinations in the city and in the northern suburbs on Sunday as shoppers tried to finish up before next weekend, when stores are expected to be jammed.
Schmidt’s Candy: Meet Margie Schmidt, The Beloved Candy Maker Behind A Woodhaven Icon"It is steeped in tradition, and we still do everything the way grandpa did it," owner and candy maker Margie Schmidt told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Transporting HempProsecutors have dropped charges against a man accused of picking up 106 pounds of marijuana that were actually hemp bound for a CBD shop in Brooklyn. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Iraqi House: Couple Brings Their Native Dishes To Bay Ridge"I love cooking, and I didn't see any Iraqi restaurant here in New York," owner Mohammed Almandalawi told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Tiny Toy Store Making A Stand Against Online Giants, Big RetailersIn the age of Amazon, Walmart and other massive rivals, a small toy store in New Jersey is hoping to take a big bite out of box businesses this Black Friday. CBSN New York's Tara Jakeway reports.
Tiny Toy Store In New Jersey Makes A Stand Against Big Retailers, Online GiantsTons of Toys in Wyckoff, N.J., is keeping a personal touch on its jam-packed store in an age when Amazon, Walmart and other huge operations have driven many out of the toy selling business. CBS2's Tara Jakeway reports.
CBSN New York Visits 2nd Generation Christmas Tree FarmThe experts at Barclay's Tree Farm in Cranbury, N.J. tell CBSN New York's Vanessa Murdock what people need to know in order to have the perfect tree for the holidays.
Legislative Proposals Aim To Help Small Businesses Ahead Of Holiday Shopping SeasonThis year, there is even more help out there for small business shopkeepers struggling for a piece of the holiday shopping pie; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
NYC Trees Giving Back To FDNY This ChristmasA New York City Christmas tree home delivery company hopes to donate a tree to every firehouse in the five boroughs this holiday season. CBSN New York's Tara Jakeway reports
TrainLand In Lynbrook Keeps A Family Tradition Running"When people come in, they see trains, they get excited because it's part of their past, part of their history," Kenneth Bianco, Jr. told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Cleanup Continues In BrooklynSeveral businesses were impacted Sunday morning when a water main break in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, caused all kinds of havoc. CBS2's Christina Fan reports
Massive Water Main Break Impacts Brooklyn BusinessesCrews were on the scene in Sunset Park all day Sunday following the early morning water main break. Some business owners say there was a foot of water in their basements. CBS2's Christina Fan reports
A Team Of Polish Women Make Pierogi Like Back Home At PierozekRoughly 2,000 pierogi are handmade daily at Pierozek, a Brooklyn restaurant whose name translates to "little pierogi."
'Butter Is My Thing': At Junda's Pastry Crust and Crumbs, Baking Is A Family TraditionCBS2's Elle McLogan visits a North Fork bakery where everything is homemade, from the raspberry-cheese strudel to the German chocolate danish.
Agreement Allows Small Businesses To Keep Selling Yankees MerchandiseThere is an update on the deal between Major League Baseball and Nike that small business owners in the Bronx feared would put them out of business.
Albanian Flavors Abound At Dua KafeA husband and wife team make rustic, homey fare at a restaurant named "love."
An Artist's Refuge: The 4th Street Photo GalleryCBS2's Elle McLogan visits photographer Alex Harsley, whose laden gallery stores volumes of pictures of New York City streets, past and present.
Moms Launch Slime-Making Shop In LarchmontMaking slime can be a slimy business. That's why two mom entrepreneurs created a plan to help solve the problem and let families have more fun; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Computers? Who Needs 'Em! Not The Owner Of Gramercy Typewriter CompanyFor Paul Schweitzer, who still carries a flip phone, the typewriter is modern enough.
Cranberry Season Cranks Up In The Garden StateOn Monday, CBSN New York's Meg Baker visited a leading cranberry-producing business in New Jersey.
'It's Home': 92-Year-Old Ms. Clara Hayes Runs The Show At Macon Hardware In Bed-StuyAt age 18, Ms. Hayes moved to New York City with $28.
The Dig: Manhattan LuncheonetteCBSN New York's Elle McLogan introduces you to a Manhattan luncheonette open since 1925 in the latest edition of The Dig.
Lexington Candy Shop: A NYC Luncheonette Where Time Stands StillCBS2's Elle McLogan visits a neighborhood fixture supplying milkshakes and small-town atmosphere to the Upper East Side since 1925.
At Backyard Barbeque, 'Everything Tastes Great With Smoke'Along the Nautical Mile in Freeport, Long Island, a retired sanitation worker-turned-restaurateur looks to capture the spirit of a backyard barbecue.