Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

Ladies’ Day Out Downtown

Written by Helaina Hovitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

Two new local stores to hit with the girls The new e.l.f. (eyes, lips, face) flagship store beckoned me from blocks away. Upon entering the space, outfitted with makeup artists, shiny display cases, and makeover stations, I thought that, surely, I was seeing things. Mascara for $2? Must be a misprint. However, as my eyes [&hellip
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Exploring the New Fox’s

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Chillstop Halfzip_Front A former bargain mecca is transformed into a new shopping destination  By Laura Shanahan  We welcome feedback!” Ooh, don’t you love it when a store manager talks that way? Today we’re at the brand-spanking-new Fox’s, at the southeast corner of Broadway and 80th – the long-shuttered site of the late, great Filene’s Basement/SYMS Tailored & [&hellip
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Black Friday Deals for Downtown

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Blog, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

blackfriday If you’re prepared to brave the shopping throngs the day after Thanksgiving, reward yourself with some cool finds and steals in the neighborhood. By John Friia Best place to shop with bros Brooks Brothers Flatiron Shop, 901 Broadway at 20th Street, 212-228-3580 If you’ve got your boyfriend, brother or any male-type person in tow, bring [&hellip
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Unusual Shops For Families In NYC

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Family

DinosaurHill-199x300 Ten quirky, unique stores where families can find everything from exotic insects to old-fashioned rubber stamps. For Curious Adventurers Skip the museum and creep up your day at The Evolution Store, where those with a taste for adventure can get a glimpse of prehistoric specimens and exotic insects. Channel the likes of Indiana Jones and [&hellip
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The Wonder of C. Wonder at Columbus Circle

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

By Laura Shanahan It’s peppy and preppy, it’s white and bright, it’s cute and candy-colored—it’s the brand-spanking-new C. Wonder flagship store at Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center! Listen, anytime you walk into a shop and are greeted by a commanding life-size figure of a zebra striped with all the hues of the rainbow, you know [&hellip
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Best Places to Shop for a Halloween Costume in NYC

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

halloween_newyorkcostumes_AA   Compiled by Rebecca Temerario Halloween City 1555 Third Ave. at 87th Street 302-932-9109 Come for the cheap prices, leave with all your party decorations and a costume. Costumes can be purchased for less than $20. With a handful of locations on the Upper East Side and plenty more all over the City, Halloween City is [&hellip
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Best of the Dollar Stores

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

By Laura Shanahan Less Less is gone gone. Cheese ’n’ crackers! I’d long been meaning to scope out the West 24th Street Less Less, ever since I heard it was a family-type operation with service and ambiance well beyond what one may typically associate with a discount novelties/staples store. I finally dusted off my MetroCard, [&hellip
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A Guide to the Offbeat Shops of Downtown

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Welcome to retail with a twist By Leonora Desar With a steady influx of chain stores setting up stakes Downtown, mom-and-pops and unusual boutiques have become particularly prized below 14th Street. From occult and toy shops to designer boutiques, we give you an inside look at the most eclectic stores Downtown.   The Evolution Store [&hellip
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