An affordable and monumental selection of plush beds, sturdy end tables, and stylish home accessories mingles good-naturedly in Ashley Furniture’s wondrous warehouse. Pick up a Matrix accent chair ($199) and use it to accent your next book-club meeting discussion of Lego Star Wars. Augment somnolence with mattress sets from household brands such as Sealy, starting at $299.
The floral family working behind the scenes of Wild Orchid Flower prepares fresh arrangements made from delicate blossoms sourced from around the world. Roses, lilies, and lilacs arrive to the shop daily from premium flower growers before they’re assembled into beautiful bouquets for weddings, birthdays, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other special occasions. Delicate rose and tulip petals comprise soft arrangements for her, and arrangements for men include fruit baskets and decorative cacti, which dudes like almost as much as footballs wrapped in bacon.
An independent, family-owned retailer, Staten Island Appliances Co. has been selling quality wares with aesthetically pleasing price tags since 1984. The knowledgeable staff assists shoppers in picking out appliances from brands such as Sony, Frigidaire, GE, Toshiba, Maytag, and Hotpoint. Get mornings started on the right foot with the aid of a De'Longhi espresso machine ($129) or six-slice toaster oven ($109), and then nuke a few noshables with a GE microwave ($119). A Coby 7" portable DVD player ($89) or 7" portable TV ($119) provide entertainment on lengthy road trips in vehicles that, despite being small, can never fit enough clowns. Professional installation and extended warranties are available with a range of products. Likewise, the shop maintains an online buyer's guide designed to ease the adoption of any electronics or appliances.