Discover Schenectady supports our Black-Owned Businesses in Schenectady County. Here's a list for you to support them too. 

Do you know of a business that's not on the list? Let us know, so we can update the list!

Arts & Culture

The Hamilton Hill Arts Center -- Promoting the knowledge, preservation and continued development of African and African Diasporic art and culture.

Beauty & Barber

Coiled: A Textured Salon -- Guiding women through their journey of healthy and hydrated hair by way of science, education, tools, product selection and  setting a consistent simplified routine

Cussin's Nails -- Specialty nail service offering acrylic, gel, and dip powder manicures.

Hair Razors-- Colorful studio providing hair color & cuts for women & men, plus facial waxing services.

High Profile Barbershop -- Mens and kids cuts, trims and edge ups. 

Miles & Styles Barbershop -- Fresh cuts, washes and styles and hot-towel shaves.

RD Beauty & Wellness -- A holistic beauty experience that integrates the wellness of hair, mind and spirit in a clean, diverse environment.

Restaurant & Catering 

Artis Southern Cuisine -- Inspired by travel and a passion for different cultures, Artis Southern Cuisine & Steakhouse has a vast menu of culinary delights, utilizing the freshest ingredients to bring homemade dishes straight to your table.

Roy's Caribbean Restaurant -- Serving the Capital Region for 27 years, Roy's continues to be a top choice for Caribbean satisfaction!

Tropical Fever Executive Lounge -- At Tropical Fever Executive Lounge, we want everyone to feel included. Drop by our relaxed, kid-friendly bar and grill in Schenectady, NY to unwind. You can sip on a refreshing cocktail, munch on small plates and happy hour bites and watch the big game on TV. We also host live music events.

Soul Food Hall-- Soul Food Specialties.

VibeZ Bar & Lounge -- Specializing In Caribbean Cuisine and cocktails! 

Ya Ya's House Southern Cuisine -- Ya Ya's House brings the taste of Southern/Soul Comfort Food that reminds you of visits down south to Grandmother's house. Warm family friendly atmosphere!


Elevate & Conqr Fitness -- Clothing brand inspiring people to stay "Humble but Hungry."

Positive Ink Apparel -- Apparel to encourage, motivate & inspire the masses.

Whip My Buttah Organics -- Skin care, body cleansers, scrubs and more! 

Upstate CBD -- CBD products geared towards optimizing your health as well as bringing your body into a balanced state.

Other Services

Carver Community Center -- Rooting a culturally competent network of resources and opportunities focused on wellness for children and families. 

Mission Accomplished Career Transition Services -- Helping aspiring young professionals prepare for the global economy by providing access to coaching, job training and professional development. (*Based in Albany, but is a member of Urban CoWorks in Schenectady and serves the entire Capital Region)

Tech Valley Hospitality Shuttle -- Transportation services (*Based in Cohoes but serves many people and partner organizations in Schenectady and the greater Capital Region). 

Wallace Turner Law -- Helping clients achieve their goals by providing high quality, ethically sound legal counsel and strategic advice.

WJS Ultimate Cleaning -- Providing ultimate cleaning services at reasonable prices for our customers.