Featured Small Businesses

Essex Olive and Spice House

88 Essex Street

Lower East Side, Manhattan

Located in the Lower East Side's Essex Street market, owner Saad Bourkadi shares his olive oils, spices and more. Bourkadi's family has owned a farm and olive grove in Morocco for four generations, and many of their products are truly a gift! 

Visit their website  | Follow @EssexOliveSpice on instagram

Essex Olive and Spice Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar pairing

The Ink Pad

233 W. 19th St.

Chelsea, Manhattan

The Ink Pad, located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan has been in business over 22 years and carries rubber stamps, ink pads, stationery, journals, wax seals and lots more. Follow @TheInkPadNYC on instagram for daily stationery inspiration! 

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Postcard, pen, and business card from The Ink Pad

Soap Cherie

218 Bedford Avenue

Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Soap Cherie, a family-run business in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, strives to develop and provide an exciting all natural way to treat the body and soul. Products are uniquely handmade, and consist of the finest natural and organic ingredients.

Visit their website  | Follow @SoapCherie on instagram

Two soap bars from Soap Cherie


Brooklyn, New York

BRINS is a cajun french word that means “little bit.” This is the ethos that Candice, BRINS' founder has brought to the "tiny Brooklyn kitchen"

where the company was born. The delicious jams are inspired by Candice's native Louisiana, as well as her travels throughout Asia, Europe, and the Middle East working as an architect. 

Visit their website  | Follow @BRINSJam on instagram

Chili Pepper jam jar from Brins jam

Big Apple Box Est. 2020