Family and Parent-Owned Businesses

With more businesses are opening back up to the public, it is time to (if financially able to) bring economic growth back.

Whether it is curbside pick up or visiting your favorite spot while following social distancing guidelines, here are a few of our favorite family or parent-owned businesses in NYC and Westchester to visit, and most importantly, support!

The Bronx

La Morada – Mott Haven

308 Willis Ave., Bronx, New York 10454

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine while also enjoying the culture and art that this undocumented family-owned restaurant offers. The owners of La Morada want to preserve and share their food with neighbors and friends which means a lot to them and their family. When this family isn’t cooking in the kitchen, they are actively participating in social justice causes. Whether you want a full course meal or just want to share some homemade guacamole with some friends, La Morada is the place to go!

Menchies’s Frozen Yogurt – Riverdale

3555 Johnson Ave. Bronx, NY 10463

Order up a fun rainbow topping fro-yo birthday cake or come by for curbside summer fro-yo pickup. Vegan options available as well as delivery!


Beascake Bakery

575 Main Steet, Armonk, NY 10504

The kids will love the brownies, and Rice Krispie treats you enjoy this sweet spot for cake donuts and monster cookies.

Central Park Dance

450 Central Park Ave Scarsdale, NY 10583

With over 40 years of dance experience at this popular dance studio, the entire family can get their dance on at CPD, consisting of the top dancers and choreographers in the industry.

Katonah Art Center

40-2 Radio Circle, Mt. Kisco

KAC has met the challenge with both on-site and virtual offerings. With one-week camp sessions for ages 3.5 years -18 years from half-day to full-day options-kids can channel their inner artiste this summer.

Longfords Ice Cream 

4 Elm Place, Rye, New York 10580

1941 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont, New York

With two locations and an ice cream mobile truck, Longfords Ice Cream serves its famous small-batch icecream. With flavors such as gooey dulce de leche and chocolate fudge, Longfords Ice Cream is worth visiting!

Stephanie’s Kloset

1917 Palmer Avenue, Larchmont, NY 10538

Show your support to Westchester’s Family, Family Favorite winner. Shop the newest fashion trends in children’s, juniors, and women’s clothing and accessories.

Susan Lawrence Gourmet Foods 

26 N Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, NY 10514

You can now pick up your prepared foods and treats at this now open Gourmet Market. Also, the sidewalk garden café & retail store is open!

Mike Risko Music

144 Croton Avenue Ossining NY 10562

Miriam and Mike Risko are following all NYS Guidelines. All staff and customers require masks. Summer shopping hours are Monday-Thursday noon-5pm. Call for in-person lessons! 914-762-8757.

Penny Lick Ice Cream

580 Warburton Avenue, Hastings On Hudson, NY 10706

Shop this peanut and nut-free old fashion ice cream spot. Due to COVID-19, you can pick -up pints and cups, fudgesicles, and push pops. Penny Lick Ice Cream is also taking ice cream cake orders!