AAPI Business Spotlight: Nail Spa on Downing

May 20, 2021

For our next Business Spotlight, we chatted with Grace Annette Chu Yang, president and founder of Nail Spa on Downing.  The nail salon, located at 66 Downing Street, is the perfect place to treat yourself the next time you’re in Hudson Square, and it’s an AAPI-owned business.

What do patrons love most about your business?
Patrons love our carefree atmosphere and vibrant colors

What is your favorite service or product that you offer?
My favorite service is our SNS (dip powder) nails.

What makes Hudson Square a great place to do business?
The cool and energetic vibes in the hood.

What is your favorite thing to do in Hudson Square?
Visiting all neighborhood small businesses and lunching and strolling around to admire the street art and mixed era architectural wonders.  The mix of modern and older buildings gives a fascinating blend of Manhattan feel.

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a month celebrating the history and contributions of the AAPI community in the United States.  To commemorate this month, we encourage you to support Nail Spa on Downing and other Asian-owned businesses in Hudson Square:

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