The stories behind the most beloved boutiques, storefronts, and mom-and-pop shops. We study each storefront like a character, probing the contours of its history, personality, and point of view.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | The duo behind East Village Vintage Collective relied on their neighbors to make it through the worst of the pandemic.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | The owners of Uncle Funkys Boards fight to protect their business — and their community.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | You probably won’t recognize most of the labels at this new retail concept — and that’s the whole point.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | In Soho, a fashion industry vet turned esthetician is putting artists first.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | In Rockaway Beach, Monice Small is building a dedicated fitness community — one personal training session at a time.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | A small natural wine shop in Clinton Hill goes beyond no-intervention bottles.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | In Carroll Gardens, a sibling-owned sundae spot gears up for a post-COVID world.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | The Brooklyn Arts Exchange is making the digital shift.
COVID-19 #SmallBizSpotlight | The owner of Whisk in downtown Brooklyn is taking on the big banks, the tech titans, and COVID-19 repercussions.
Why Whisk, a beloved kitchenware boutique founded in Brooklyn, closed two storefronts in two months.
Babeland, a sex toy brand with shops in NYC and Seattle, offers something for everyone—whether you’re on your first or fiftieth visit.
Village Grannies in downtown Manhattan looks and feels unlike any other smoke shop you’ve been inside.
At Sprout Home, an indie garden center with locations in Williamsburg and Chicago, a green thumb is welcome—but not required.
Mark Steinberg is the guy to listen to at Manhattan superstore B&H.