Arthur Avenue Looking ‘Back To Normal Again’ As Leaders Encourage Shopping Local For Holiday Meals

Nov 24, 2021 42

With just two days to go until Thanksgiving, many people are making their last minute purchases for the big meal. While some choose to go to big chain stores, leaders in the Bronx are encouraging people to shop local, CBS2’s Leah Mishkin reported Tuesday. Walking into Teitel Brothers on Arthur Avenue, you feel like you’re at home. Can’t decide which cheese to buy? Let third generation owner Michael Teitel give you some samples.

Michael’s father, Gilbert Teitel, is now 82 years old. He’s still the first one in every day at 5 a.m. “This has been in my family for about 107 years” Michael said. The pandemic wasn’t easy for small businesses in what they call the “Little Italy of the Bronx.” “I would say it’s back to normal again. I think people’s fears are over. Everybody’s gotten their shots,”  said Teitel.

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SOURCE: https://newyork.cbslocal.com

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