Alan's Alley



Alan Sklar's Hollywood ending


Video rental businesses rely on the foot traffic of retail space to make money, but by developing a more lucrative corporate business, Chelsea's video rental fixture Alan's Alley avoided the fate of its peers.


I shot this story on a Canon DSLR as Alan moved into his new office space in 2014. It was one video in our on-going Gotham Gigs series, which combined a print column in the pages of Crain's with short video profiles of small business owners across the Big Apple.


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