2x1 coolest new businesses in nycSpacious is a coworking startup that makes use of New York’s abundance of empty restaurants.Hollis Johnson/Samantha Lee/Business Insider

New York City is known around the world for its diversity in food, culture, shopping, and recreation. But what truly makes it a standout city are the small businesses that bring its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to life.

We’ve scoured the city to spotlight some of the coolest small businesses founded within the last three years.

From a pencil collector’s paradise to a hip coworking community space to a chromotherapy spa, here are 25 of New York’s coolest new businesses: