On the side streets of New York

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  • Kelly Jaime and his son, Matthew. Photo: Tom Arena, Manhattan Sideways

The Sweet Shop New York City — 404 East 73rd Street

“We’re a nostalgic experience,” says the Candyman, also known as Kelly Jaime. Kelly had lived in the neighborhood since 2000 and was working in sales for a Fortune 500 company. He continually lamented that there were no late-night ice cream stores. In 2013, he decided to solve the problem himself. What started as a simple ice cream parlor, however, turned into a shop serving ice cream and candy.

To read more, visit Manhattan Sideways (sideways.nyc), created by Betsy Bober Polivy.

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