Furnished with bins of vibrant yarn, antique fixtures, and even a few comfortable chairs reserved for onsite knitting, Nomad Yarns' sunlit shop feels like a home away from home to any crafter. The cozy shop is home to dozens of yarn, needle, and notion brands, as well as local fibers courtesy of the animals of local Breezy Manor Farm and Amber Meadow Farm. To put all these supplies to use, the shop also hosts a rotating schedule of classes that focus on wearable projects such as socks, sweaters, and monocle cozies, as well as a Thursday night knit and crochet club, which is free and open to crafters of all skill levels.
Ferguson Hardware has been helping do-it-yourselfers spruce up homes and beautify gardens for more than a century. Banish closet clutter or marauding garden weeds to a 32-gallon black trash can ($21.49), which can double as a handy holding place for a 32-day supply of vintage milk. Handy customers can organize screwdrivers, wrenches, and hammers in a Stanley toolbox ($13.99), soothe crying hinges with an 8-ounce can of WD-40 oil ($2.99), or woo a lonely mail carrier with a Step 2 mailbox specially designed to attract attention for its durability and taste in shoes. A professional-grade driveway sealer keeps tricky asphalt from escaping the confines of driveways ($17.49), giving customers the freedom to roll out one of Ferguson Hardware’s wide selection of Weber grills for a driveway barbecue.
Inside sleekly designed Red Line Frozen Yogurt, patrons serve themselves 21 flavors of frozen yogurt, crowning frosty swirls with shredded coconut, brownie bites, and other toppings. The shop often seeks patrons' input when designing new frozen yogurt flavors.
A family-run business since 1974, Godby Home Furnishings stocks its 75,000-square-foot Westfield warehouse with an attractive and functional selection of quality room fillers from more than 40 manufacturers. A new lamp ($49+) illuminates even the darkest of kitchen corn mazes, while an unfurled area rug ($99+) adds texture to humdrum wood flooring as it tactfully conceals the living room sinkhole. Lounge comfortably in a Lane recliner, available in both leather and fabric with myriad color choices ($599+ for two), or snore soundly atop locally manufactured Miralux mattresses, choosing between firm, plush, and pillow-tops ($399+ for a queen). Godby additionally supplies its customers with a multitude of furnishing services, including design advice from knowledgeable sales associates, same day or next day pickup, and mechanical couch potato harvesters.
The technicians at Golf Etc. Avon share each customer’s passion for golf, and they approach each transaction with one goal in mind: shaving strokes off the player’s game. Using a personalized, custom approach, techs offer services such as club fittings and professional repairs. The fitting center houses advanced technological equipment such as a GC2 launch monitor, which records data about the swing that technicians interpret to fit clubs. Golf Etc. Avon also sells golf gear and apparel from top brands such as Ping, Cobra, Adams, and Mizuno.