2143 Hudson Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Phone: (201) 944-5332
Fax: (201) 363-8792
The awning of this bookstore reads, "For children, teachers, and parents" and indeed, the store, stocking over 60,000 titles and education aids, has something for everybody. The store is run by the Bank Street College of Education and is manned by a helpful and extremely knowledgeable staff, who are very willing to guide you as you make your choice. The store has a wonderful assortment of fiction and nonfiction books, math, reading and science games and learning toys, picture and squishy books for toddlers, CDs, DVDs, stationary, teaching aids for parents and teachers and much more. The store is an ideal place to shop for gifts as well. (The store is closed on Sundays in July and August.)
This eclectic gift store's items range from dressy fashions to more casual clothing. Crepe, shiny pink tanks, raw silk, vivid tops, linen suits, jewelry and a stunning array of beaded bags are on display. There are also items for the home including candles, vases, ceramics, carved wooden boxes for jewelry, and fabric-wrapped soap. Almost everything is available at a reasonable price.
Owned and operated by a Greek family, Westside Market is dedicated to providing Morningside Heights with only the freshest products. Highest quality meats, bakery and dairy products, frozen items and prepared foods are some of the things you can expect to find. This supermarket also offers catering services.
Garden of Eden, the local chain of gourmet stores started out as an indoor farmer's market on third avenue, but it has expanded to carry a wide selection of gourmet food. In addition to the market fresh fruits and vegetables, there is fresh fish, meat, cheese and poultry available at various counters around the store. There is also a salad bar and a huge counter dedicated to prepared foods like lobster tails and rotisserie chicken. Around the various counters, they have gourmet packaged food including coffee, candy, cookies and sauces.
Originally located at Lenox Avenue, this market is now placed between the 116th Street and the 5th Avenue. With more than 100 indoor and outdoor stalls, this Harlem attraction sells African products like necklaces, bracelets, hats, watches, artifacts and a variety of designer clothing. After its expansion, the market had to face some loss due to a change of location. But merchants believe that things will get back on track eventually.
With a history dating back to 1936, La Marqueta, then known as Park Avenue Retail market is one of the oldest markets in the region. The market was a popular hotspot to shop for ethnic objects, especially food items, the availability of which was a rarity outside the neighborhood. Today, the market is back after a steady period of decline and houses numerous food vendors selling everything from bread and meat products to Caribbean food products. Though nowhere near its glory days, the market remains a local fixture.
A go-to resource for Latin music in El Barrio, Casa Latina has been feeding enthusiasts with a steady stream of classic and modern Latin music for more than four decades. The little shop is packed to the hilt with an exhaustive collection that includes broad genres like salsa as well as popular artists. Besides records, the store also specializes in ethnic instruments like maracas, bongo and djembe as well as guitars. The store is at the heart of the Latin culture of the neighborhood.
Aiming to provide healthy food options to the their fellow New Yorkers, The Health Nuts carry all natural organic products. The store features a deli and juice bar where fresh food is prepared daily including an array of salads, sandwiches, vegetarian choices and smoothies. Organic baby food, environmentally friendly household cleaning products and natural vitamin products round out this customer-driven health food store.
A store loved by the creatively inclined, Michaels always has some great deals for you to take advantage of. At this store, you can pick up customized photo frames and all kinds of art supplies. Beads, bakeware and custom products like photo calendars and holiday photo cards are also available.
T.J.Maxx in the Upper West Side of New York is a massive department store. The name itself is a brand in itself. You will find a lot of brands and designer wear for a steal. From accessories to clothing (men, women, children, babies), home decor, gifts, games and toys, you will find all that you need and want here in T.J.Maxx.
An El Barrio institution since 1949, Casablanca is a firm fixture for the finest meat cuts in the neighborhood. Locals swear by the freshness of the meat as well as the finesse of the butchers that has made this shop, an unrivaled favorite for meat products. The sight of locals queuing up everyday at the shop should is testimony to the shop's popularity.
With its vast inventory, Sprint Shoes is never at a loss for any shoes in any season. A plethora of footwear for the whole family includes such outlandish choices as bright red pony skin leopard boots. There are also more conservative shoe styles, as well as a number of sneaker brands including Pumas and Nike's (Air Jordans included). The children's section is in the back and sportswear, including jackets, hangs throughout the store.