Still Got It: These NYC Businesses Have Been Open for More Than a Century staff

New York City is always changing, but much of the five boroughs’ enduring character comes from institutions that have remained here for generations. New York City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) has honored 10 such businesses, each of which has thrived for 100 or more years. All the honorees have served the people of the City well and contributed to its personality. Here are the recipients of the first Centennial Awards:

Bellitte Bikes, Jamaica, Queens; open since 1918

Deno's Wonder Wheel. Photo: Brittany Petronella

Deno’s Wonder Wheel, Coney Island, Brooklyn; open since 1920

Eneslow Shoes & Orthotics, Murray Hill, Manhattan (also on Upper East Side, Manhattan, and in Little Neck, Queens); open since 1909

Holtermann’s Bakery, Great Kills, Staten Island; open since 1878

Mario’s Restaurant, Belmont, the Bronx; open since 1919

Russ & Daughters. Photo: Elizabeth Bick

Russ & Daughters, Lower East Side, Manhattan (also on Upper East Side, Manhattan, and in Brooklyn Navy Yard); open since 1914

Sahadi's. Photo: Myrna Suarez

Sahadi’s, Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn; open since 1898


Supreme Chocolatier. Photo: Kate Glicksberg

Supreme Chocolatier, Bloomfield, Staten Island; open since 1911

Sussman-Automatic Corporation, Long Island City, Queens; open since 1917

Teitel Brothers. Photo: Molly Flores

Teitel Brothers, Belmont, the Bronx; open since 1915