Long winter nights mean plenty of time to return to that long-abandoned quilt or to get started on that scarf. Our five favorite knitting stores in New York City offer classes, needles, and yarn galore.
In the East Village, there are a few nail salons that stand out for affordable prices, a clean space and quick yet efficient service. Get your manicured nails and pedicured toes perfect for summer at these cheap nail salons in the East Village.
After the busy holiday season you’re probably feeling a little shopping fatigue. But if you’re avoiding stores and malls you might be missing out on some steep deals.
Experts say items already marked down 70 percent before the holiday may now be slashed another 30 to 50 percent.
With stormy skies over Manhattan, here are five stores to help you cope with the mist, fog, raindrops, and puddles in New York City.
Gone are the days when your hotel’s gift shop sold tiny toothpaste and miniature sewing kits and only tiny toothpaste and miniature sewing kits. Today, shops attached to hotels have become destinations in and of themselves. Read on for the five we frequent most often.
A badly fitting bra does more than just ruin your look. It causes back pain and breast droop, among other issues, and can make its wearer appear far heavier than she is.
Light up your life by making a purchase from one of New York’s best candle shops. Everyone looks better by candlelight, and, depending on what kind you buy, everything smells better too.
Stephanie Lehmann received her B.A. at U.C. Berkeley and an M.A. in English from New York University. She has taught novel writing at Mediabistro and online at Salon.com, where her essays have been published. She […]
Shoppers leaving Macy’s with bags in tow around 4 a.m. Monday said the early wake-up is worth it.
Consumer expert Andrea Woroch shows us how to avoid throwing away a lot of money on hidden holiday costs like babysitters, holiday cards, shipping, and decorating.
That is what Christmas is all about; the giving of yourself in service to someone else.
A snowstorm is on its way and holiday shopping deadlines have been moved up. Shoppers flooded malls and came across great deals on Friday night.
Music makes magic, according to the Wall Street Journal and stores like The Gap and Macy’s pump holiday playlists that are aimed at their core customers.
In the electronics department, tablets are still tops and what’s old is new again in toy stores.