Have you walked up and down the streets of Chelsea lately and been surprised to notice that a familiar storefront business is no longer there? At the Greenwich Village-Chelsea Chamber of Commerce (GVCCC), we know the stories of Manhattan’s ever-changing small business community.
Working long hours all week long, week in and week out, can leave us feeling quite accomplished — but exhausted. More than likely, many of us aren’t able to hop on a jet to escape to a far off island mid-work week (or even on weekends) for some much-needed rest and relaxation.
When I found out that I was going to meet with a manager from Murray’s Cheese, I was completely ecstatic. You see, cheese is like a religion to me. I could eat it with every single meal, seven days a week. I’ve never met a cheese I didn’t love.
It was a cold Wednesday in the middle of February, and I found myself trekking through the busy streets of Manhattan to get to Chelsea Market – possibly the hippest tourist attraction in all of New York City.