NEW YORK CITY SHOPPING
The Big Apple is a shopper’s paradise, from the world’s largest department store to trendy small boutiques. Everything your heart desires can be found in shops that represent every corner of the globe. The following are just a few of the highlights in the “city that never sleeps.”
Flagship Department Stores
1000 Third Avenue
New York 800-777-0000
Affectionately known as “Bloomie’s,” the flagship store has been a Saturday afternoon browser’s destination for decades. The main floor displays one of the city’s most elaborate selection of handbags, although every floor is a shopper’s dream.
Lord & Taylor
424 Fifth Avenue
New York 212-391-3344
Shoppers will find an excellent mix of merchandise at this renowned department store that blends moderately priced with upscale items. Seasonal sales are incredibly popular and offer deep discounts on men’s and women’s designer clothing, shoes, and handbags.
Macy’s Herald Square
151 West 34th Street
New York 212-695-4400
Renowned for its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade, the world’s largest department store and a New York icon also features The Cellar, a gourmet paradise featuring everything from unique utensils to creative takeout cuisine. Ten floors and half-million items guarantee satisfaction.
Saks Fifth Avenue
611 Fifth Avenue
New York 212-753-4000
Opening its flagship store in 1924, the ever-popular Saks Fifth Avenue now enjoys a location across the street from the Rockefeller Center. At the time of its founding, this “uptown” area was primarily a residential district.
50th to 59th Street
Many visitors consider the Fifth Avenue shopping district as the “must see” New York retail experience. This compact area is brimming over with upscale boutiques, well-known chains, and premier attractions like the Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Shoppers can indulge in the ultimate relaxation behind the famous Red Door at the Elizabeth Arden Salon and Spa.
Grand Central Market
Grand Central Terminal
New York 212-340-2210
Discover a shopping experience like no other in this bevy of unique shops that share the bustling location of New York’s famous landmark. Apparel for women, men and children, jewelry and watches, educational and fanciful toys, collectable writing instruments, and even fine wines are beautifully displayed.
14th to West of Broadway
Take a rest from mall shopping and explore the totally unique atmosphere in the village. One-of-a-kind items include jewelry, accessories, trend-setting designer outfits, and vintage wear. Just one block north of Washington Square Park and extending eastward to Second Avenue and St Marks Place is a 12-block expanse that has been home to some of America’s most creative minds and artists.
Historic Orchard Street
Lower East Side
Orchard, Grand, Delancey
As the first home for many American immigrants from Eastern Europe, this district is the birthplace of bargains. More than 400 unique shops and restaurants include high-end European designer fashions, women’s lingerie, handbags, shoes, and family apparel at substantial discounts.
59th to 96th Streets
East River to Fifth Avenue
Popularly known as the “Gold Coast,” this district features designer stores with the prestige to match its peerless reputation. Designer wear that is recognizable the world over combine with crown jewels like the Crystal District. Stretching five blocks along Madison Avenue between 58th and 63rd Streets, this rich concentration of crystal decorative objects and jewelry rivals any comparable district in the world.
SoHo Art District
West Houston to Canal
Sixth Avenue to Lafayette
More than 250 outstanding art galleries are clustered in a quarter of a mile area in delightful SoHo that welcomes visitors to several fine museums, fine restaurants, and more than 100 interesting shops.
South Street Seaport
199 Water Street
New York 212-732-8257
This thriving community features a world-class a world-class maritime museum, breathtaking views, and more than 100 shops, cafes and restaurants.
REGIONAL MALLS & CENTERS
400 Commons Way
This three-level shopping center on Commons Way serves a regional clientele with more than 160 department stores and specialty shops, a movie theater, eateries and restaurants. The mall hosts a wide range of special events that appeal to a cross-section of ages and interests, including seasonal celebrations for the entire family.
Garden State Plaza
One Garden State Plaza
Leading department stores are complemented by a long list of popular retailers and specialty shops, eateries, restaurants, and services at this regional center.
701 Route 440
Jersey City 201-432-0119
Evolving from a simple strip center, the Hudson Mall now offers shoppers a convenient and easily accessible location for all their retail needs. Multi-million-dollar expansions have added a number of amenities and transformed Hudson Mall into a real “community” shopping district.
651 Kapkowski Road
New Jersey’s largest outlet mall offers an amazing array of stores, shops, entertainment centers, services, eateries, restaurants, and special events.
112 Eisenhower Parkway
This super-regional retail complex services residents of Essex, Morris, and Union counties just 20 miles from New York City. The wide variety of leading department stores and specialty shops is complemented by eateries, restaurants, and services.
The Mall at Short Hills
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills 973-376-7350
Famous for its upscale designer boutiques and popular retailers, this mall features more than 175 specialty stores and restaurants on two levels. More than 45 stores have their only New Jersey location at this exclusive retail address.
Menlo Park Mall
55 Parsonage Road
Plan to spend hours in this two-level super-regional mall with leading department store anchors, a multi-screen cinema, a wonderful food courts, and scores of specialty shops as well as convenient services.
30 Mall Drive West
Jersey City 201-626-2025
“Shop till you drop” at this three-level shopping center in the heart of the Newport waterfront community of Jersey City. Newport Centre is distinguished as the premier shopping destination in the Hudson County.
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
This fully enclosed mall joined the Paramus scene provides an exciting environment graced by dramatic focal points like a waterfall and fountain, a carousel, hanging shrubs, and diagonal skylights. Distinguished retailers, major department store anchors, and a wide array of specialty shops combine with eateries and a “Picnic in the Park” area.
1200 Route 22 East
Several department stores anchor a medley of specialty shops at this convenient location for Warren County residents.
The Plaza at Harmon Meadow
700 Plaza Drive
More than 40 stores, services, and restaurants combine with multi-screen theaters to make the Plaza a destination for shopping, socializing, and entertainment.
301 Mount Hope Avenue
This super-regional shopping center combines leading department store anchors with more than 180 of the nation’s top specialty stores. Oriented to families, the center offers abundant retail options that cater to children and their needs. Convenient services, eateries, and restaurants are scattered throughout the mall.
The Shops at Riverside
390 Hackensack Avenue
Take your time browsing through this two-level enclosed lifestyle regional mall that offers an upscale retail destination. More than 70 specialty stores and services combine with elite retailers and one of the largest concentrations of upscale full-service restaurants in one location. Nestled in Bergen County, the state’s wealthiest and most densely populated region, the mall invites visitors to a plush atmosphere that resembles a resort hotel lobby. Comforts like plush carpeting, soft seating, accent tables, custom lamps, and inviting sofas encourage weary shoppers to relax and rest.
1400 Willowbrook Mall
Shoppers can find everything they need at the intersection of Routes 23 and 46, where the addition of Wayne Town Center provides additional choices in larger anchor stores, convenient services, and specialty shops.
250 Woodbridge Center Drive
Two layers of leading department stores, specialty shops, services, eateries, and restaurants draw shoppers to this regional shopping center in the Gateway Region.
Factory Outlet Shopping
Jackson Outlet Village
537 Monmouth Road Jackson
Those who are enjoying Six Flags amusement park or water park adventures will want to stop at this convenient outlet center destination where more than 70 shops offer discounts on name-brand merchandise.
Liberty Village Premium Outlets
1 Church Street
Shoppers will appreciate the ambiance of this charming village setting as they search through designer clothing and name-brand merchandise that is available every day of the year at deep discounts.
The Outlets at Bergen Town Center
Route 4 East & Forest Avenue
This sprawling mall also offers a host of specialties in its many shops and boutiques. Although it began as an open mall in the mid 1950s, Bergen was later expanded and enclosed for all-season comfort. The mall is ideally situated in Paramus, a city that boasts the highest retail concentration in the nation second only to Manhattan’s 7th Avenue.
Jersey City 201-386-0699
The Miracle Mile of Shopping, as Bergenline Avenue has often been called, extends from 32nd Street in Union City to 68th Street in West New York. This unique retail thoroughfare spiced with ethnic restaurants and friendly shopkeepers satisfies a shopper’s need for quality merchandise at lower prices.
641 Shunpike Road
Providing a convenient retail center within Chatham Township, Hickory Square offers a delightful complex of Colonial style shops and boutiques that add a dimension of “old world” charm to the excitement of shopping.
From the smallest shops along South Street to businesses that line the charming Green to Madison Avenue, Morristown is home to hundreds of shops and restaurants including fine antique stores.
Jersey City Historic Downtown District
Jersey City 201-547-3554
Widespread revitalization of this long-established commercial district just six blocks from the western shore of the Hudson River has transformed this former manufacturing and shipping center into a collection of retail shops, offices, and high-rise apartments. The Grove Street PATH train system offers easy access to lower Manhattan.
Matarazzo Farms & Four Sisters Winery
783 County Route 519
This 392-acre farm is North Jersey’s largest for retail fruit and vegetables and hosts a wide range of activities. The winery offers tastings and is known for its fine wines. Special events and festivals at this location range from Native American Pow Wows to hayrides and musical concerts.
The Shops and Restaurants at Lincoln Harbor
1200 Harbor Boulevard
If you enjoy breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, discover the seemingly endless list of fine and casual restaurants and the eclectic shops at Lincoln Harbor. The views are spectacular in the daylight hours, but even more enchanting when the lights of the city are reflected on the glassy waters.
Yaohan Plaza & Mitsuwa Marketplace
595 River Road
River Road is the New Jersey location of Mitsuwa Marketplace, one of many unusual shopping experiences that celebrate diversity. This uniquely Asian retail cluster includes a grocery market with authentic specialty foodstuffs, interesting retail stores, and a wide range of restaurants that specialize in serving the finest in classic Japanese, Chinese, and Korean foods and food products.