53-05 Queens Blvd
Woodside, NY 11377
Phone: (718) 205-1400
Fax: (718) 205-1411
At Stray Vintage in Queens, there aren't many things you can't find. Containing a large selection of secondhand knickknacks, trinkets, home decorations, and other miscellanea, Stray is a favorite among New Yorkers always looking for those one-of-a-kind items. Many of the items featured in the store are created by local artists and craftsman, so you'll feel good putting money back into the local community. Visit the store today to find that special item you never knew you were missing.
The Food Box is a food market located in the Falchi building in Long Island City. This market consists of food stalls from a number of artisanal vendors, that are ideal for a quick meal on the go. One can sample a variety of cuisines and styles of cooking at this market, such as Thai, Jamaican, Peruvian, and many others. One of the stalls has a good collection of pastries and cookies, while another sells some delicious local varieties of cheese.
You needn't compromise on your Italian cooking, by doing with more easily available ingredients anymore. Get the real thing at Iavarone Bros located in Maspeth, New Hyde Park, Wantagh and Huntington. Cured meats, oils, vinegar, sauces, jams and other preserves are available here. A one stop shop for taralles, antipasti, biscotti, blue veined cheese and such. Apart from the chocolates and dried fruits, you could also pick up a gift basket to surprise that special someone.
True style is timeless and at Loveday 31 you are sure to find that special something to will distinguish your personal style from all others. Loveday 31 is a charming vintage boutique stocked with an eclectic collection of vintage clothing, shoes and accessories. The owner's exceptional taste and eye for quality are apparent in every piece. Browse through the sale rack outside for an especially good deal, or step inside and explore this fashion wonderland. The friendly owner is always happy to lend advice and her suggestions will surely not lead you astray.
Grand Wine & Liquor in Astoria, New York is one of the city's best wine stores for Greek Wines. Apart from the various wines from Greece, wines from countries such as Portugal, Australia, Cyprus, Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and Spain are also found here. The store sells a variety of famous Greek Rose wines such as "Amethystos Rose" and "Apelia Rose", which are definitely worth a try. The store sells a variety of spirits as well, amongst which the Turkish "Raki" is worth buying.
There are only a handful of suppliers for professional dance gear in New York City, and since 1975 this London outpost has been one of the top retail stores available for this niche. The company features the official ballet point-shoe for the American Ballet Theatre, and they also fit many dancers from the New York City Ballet. The average price for these shoes is $60. They also carry a good selection of dance clothing, with everything from warm-up pants to flashy flamenco skirts.
This building was originally established in 1965 to house the Queens' outlet of popular department store, Macy's. Following its closure, it was left in a dilapidated state. Forest City Enterprises took over the property, renovated it and reopened it as the Queens Place Mall in 2001. This shopping center features a circular facade, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill architectural firm. Spread across five floors, this mall is home to popular stores like Best Buy, DSW Inc. and Target. Dining options include Outback Steakhouse, Red Lobster, Mrs.Fields cookie store and more.
The F P. Victoria & Son, Inc is a family business specializing in English and European style home decorative art from the 18th century onwards. They sell wooden chests and cabinets, decorative objects and wall pieces. All the articles are made by the local artists, whose designs are chiefly influenced by the F P. Victoria family antiques. The store is popular among tourists flocking to New York. The uniqueness of the designs is a major driving force behind the shop's popularity.
At The Furniture Market, you will find a vast selection of antiques with which to decorate your home. There is also a good selection of used furniture which is very affordably priced. At this store, spread over two stories, you will find a lot of wooden furniture, as well as items like vases, mirrors, lamps and silverware.
Formerly Pacific Sunwear, this spacious shop caters to the surf crowd. Granted, there is not much surfing in New York City, but the look is still in style and this is the place to get everything you need for that surfer look, except the haircut. They have plenty of items to get you started, including floral surf shorts, bags, shoes, T-shirts and bathing suits. Also add some accessories to your surf gear, like a wallet, jewelry and sunglasses.
A skate shop that doubles up as a boutique, Belief has a lot of variety for those who skateboard and even for the ones who don't. Owned by people who are firmly entrenched in skateboarding culture, this establishment stocks only authentic gear and top brands, in addition to their own line of clothing.
One of the biggest malls in Queens, the Queens Center offers an unparalleled shopping experience within its sprawling confines. Housing over 100 stores dedicated to everything from fashion and electronics to sports and toys, there's hardly anything you'll miss here. The mall attracts some of the biggest retail brands and is a regular haunt of the fashion-conscious crowd. The superb food options including restaurants and fast-food chains ensure that you never run out of energy on your shopping-spree. For more information and exact store timings, check website.