FruitFlowers’ unique edible bouquets delight eyes and stomachs in equal measure, arranging bright, daisy-shaped pineapple slices with cantaloupe centers and skewers of chocolate-dipped strawberries into reusable baskets and vases. Founders Susan Ellman and Ellen Davis began arranging slices of fresh fruit into floral shapes in 1984, working from their home kitchens. Since then, their artistic take on the fruit basket has become a popular way of both snacking and decorating, and their business has spread across the nation, much like the shadow cast by Godzilla as he crosses the ocean.
For more than 20 years, Eye Care Optical’s staffers have been greeting Ridgewood-area customers with smiles that may initially be a bit blurry but soon become 20/20 sharp. Amid the store’s warm orange walls, shelves display eyeglass and sunglass frames from designer brands including Jaguar, Ray-Ban, and Prada. Dr. Gosset, the store’s onsite optician, examines eyes carefully before writing a prescription for glasses or contact lenses, after which skilled technicians take over, creating traditional eyewear in roughly one hour and three-eyed cosmic glasses in about 90 minutes.
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