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.
A new baby can bring with it a bundle of new responsibilities, leaving parents anxious and in need of assistance. Thankfully, buybuy BABY’s expansive retail stores help preserve parental sanity with more than 20,000 products designed to ease the process of raising an infant or toddler. Online product guides and in-store registry specialists help parents sift through the wealth of strollers, highchairs, and other baby essentials from an encyclopedic list of brands.
Though buybuy BABY's stores can be as large as 60,000 square feet, parents feel like the center of attention thanks to private feeding rooms where they can freshen up their infants or test out new pacifiers without judgment. At the register, shoppers can present competitor pricing or coupons, which buybuy BABY honors as a commitment to keeping things affordable. Even after items have been wrapped in their signature pastel paper and shipped out, buybuy BABY looks out for families by faithfully reposting government recalls and accepting returns at all stores and online warehouses, even during naptime.
Don’t be fooled by the beers on tap, the happy hour specials, or the games being played on big screen televisions—Corner Table at Whole Foods Market - Millburn-Union is not an average sports bar. Characteristically committed to ethical eating, the taproom presides over a selection of local craft beers and a menu of classic tavern fare made from locally sourced ingredients. The chefs whet appetites with battered avocado fries, accompanied by chipotle-ranch dressing, and locally-produced Chestnut Valley salumi served with a pretzel baguette. On the heartier side of the spread are prosciutto and fennel flatbreads, a pulled-pork sandwich drenched in honey-jalapeño barbecue sauce.
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.
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.