Clarion Hotel Park Avenue
429 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 532-4860
Fax: (212) 545-9727
Kalustyan's considered by many to be the best Indian deli in Manhattan, this well-known Murray Hill cooking store offers plenty of goods to make the perfect chicken tikka, curried vegetables or other Indian specialties. Choose from loads of nuts, dried fruit, bags of spices or jars of specialty items on display in the store. There is also a restaurant in the back that serves delectable and affordable Middle Eastern sandwiches.
Vino is a store in New York, that sells Italian wines and spirits only. Winner of 'America's best wine shops by Food and Wine Magazine' you will find rare Italian wines and spirits here from every part of the country. It serves all kinds of wines, red, white, sparkling and rosato. Be sure to try out the "Faro Palari" and "Ceuso Ceuso". If you're in the mood for something stronger, try out the "Grappa Nebbiolo" or "Grappa Sarpa". Liquor lovers rejoice, Vino sells some fantastic liquors such as Campari, Mirto and Sambuca Molinari.
This small bookstore, located inside the New York Open Center, carries a specialized stock of spiritual and mystical books. Copies of such mass-market books as The Celestine Prophecy are here, as well as more academic fare dealing with Buddhism, Hinduism and Native American spirituality. The selection of yoga books is one of the best in the city. The store also sells a small variety of New Age Cds and accessories.
Tiger Eye rock soap or goldfish-in-a-bag glycerin soap may not actually leave you any cleaner than typical bars of soap, but most people would agree that these unusual varieties do look better in the bathroom. This Murray Hill gift shop also offers a large selection of other eclectic items, including unusual greeting cards, jewelry, wrapping paper, ribbon, candles, umbrellas, rubber ducks and the Medicinal Herb Pocket Guide, just to give some examples.
Jinpra Frame shop sells mouldings, frames and reproductions of period mirrors. In addition to these, they offer unending frames which are mostly gilded. They also have a vast selection of basic wood and metal frames. So for framing the best on wall, visit Jinpra Frame in the New York City.
Located on the Fifth Avenue in Park Slope Mavi New York offers a brilliant range of apparel for men and women. Apart from the usual tops, bottoms and accessories, the store is known for its extensive denim collection. Another interesting feature of the store is its cute maternity collection.
A stunning array of gemstones sparkle and shine in this mineral and fossil paradise. Well-lit glass cabinets display crystal balls, pyramids, cubes and art pieces with numerous different precious stones. Experience the incredible display of authentic amethyst chunks from Uruguay and Brazil at Astro Gallery of Gems. Tibetan bowls and butterfly collections are also showcased amidst gemstone trees and Egyptian mosaic boxes. The lower level features African artifacts. Sterling silver and gold jewelry with precious gems can be found in the back, offering appropriate gifts for every birthstone or anniversary.
Sports gear for the whole family can be found at A-1 Footwear. There are sports shoes from many different brands, as well as sporting apparel in this store which has been designed to look like a gymnasium. Non-sporting brands like Dexter and Ed Hardy also line the shelves. T-shirts, jackets and accessories are also available.
Located on Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park, Eataly is all about the delights from the peninsula. This mega-mart of Italian cuisine has a incredible amount of comestibles to eat inside or to take home. The entire market layout is ultra clean, a bit confusing and always crowded. With several restaurants within the market, Eataly may be a little overwhelming at times. Also, you may have to wait a long time to get a table, but if you look hard enough there might be space to fit in somewhere to sample a few wines, cheeses, meats or whatever else you can think of that has a "Made in Eataly" stamp on it. Who doesn’t like the idea of being able to drink a glass of wine while you shop? Eataly NYC is great for a fun shopping and sampling experience of the Italian kind.
Specializing in rare first editions and signed books, Skyline is a veritable candy store of great finds. It is everything you would expect a second hand bookstore in New York to be, small, humble and full of surprises. They have a rotating collection of first edition novels, so chances are you could stumble across a copy of Catcher in the Rye in its original dust jacket or On the Road signed by Jack himself. In addition, they have a great photography section as well as an extensive paperback novel assortment. They also carry an array of jazz and blues on vinyl.
A venture by the New York City Opera, this thrift store is perfect for those who have an affinity for vintage items. In addition to apparel, this unisex boutique has artwork, furniture, books, home accessories, antiques and more. The prices are extremely affordable, and the proceeds go towards the creation of costumes for the opera.
If you want to furnish your home with antiquities, Furnish Green would be a great place to start your hunt for the perfect items. This eco-friendly store is filled with antique dressers, beds, light fixtures, mirrors, trunks, side tables and more. All the pieces in the store, especially the beds, are steamed and vacuumed as a precaution against pests.