Specialty Food Magazine

JUL-AUG 2013

Specialty Food Magazine is the leading publication for retailers, manufacturers and foodservice professionals in the specialty food trade. It provides news, trends and business-building insights that help readers keep their businesses competitive.

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store snapshots Coming Back from Hurricane Sandy These three specialty food businesses sustained major damage—including completely decimated retail space—and now are serving their communities in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Hoboken and Point Pleasant, N.J. PHOTO: JOE LEONE'S BY NICOLE POTENZA DENIS, SUSAN SEGREST AND DENISE SHOUKAS H urricane Sandy left demolished homes and businesses in its wake as it swept through the Northeast last October. Three retailers share their experience of suffering extensive losses and what it took to get up and running again. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Fairway Market, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY The Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn, sits 15 feet from the edge of the Hudson River. On a normal day, the beautiful view of the Statue of Liberty from its cafe acts as a peaceful backdrop for customers enjoying a coffee or lunch. But during Hurricane Sandy, the river transformed into a destructive force for one of the Tri-State area's premium grocery stores. JULY/AUGUST 2013 145

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