Popcorn Media gives kids the chance to experience strutting down the red carpet during their Movie Star workshops and weeklong camps. Attendees soak up the secrets of screen acting from a director who works with Disney and Nickelodeon studios while producing their own unique work. They oversee each production element that goes into a film's creation, from lighting and filming to rehearsing and giving their parents an autograph. At the end of each camp, kids attend a red-carpet premier of their work amid the applause of friends and family.
D. Geller and Son Jewelers' team has dressed bare necks, earlobes, and fingers with dazzling accessories for more than 70 years. Made from precious metals and rare jewels, sparkling pendants embellish clavicles for evenings on the town or everyday elegance. Rings forged from silver can be set with any number of carefully cut diamonds to become an engagement ring or something crunchy to place at the bottom of a box of stale caramel corn.
For more than 20 years, A Costume Ball has been providing imaginative get-ups for year-round occasions such as themed parties, holidays, school events, and take your child to work day. A Costume Ball's wide inventory of outfits and accessories includes a myriad of costumes, including fictional characters, scary specters, and period costumes. Blend into the crowd of apple bobbers with the Where's Waldo Kit ($34.95), or get a stomach full of blue-plate specials while avoiding the wolf with a Granny Wig ($14.95). For an elegant approach, don the full Penguin ($85 rental), ideal for a black-tie weddings and romantic ice-skating blind dates.
An eclectic array of fashionable finds and designer delights line every shelf of Psycho Sisters' vibrant boutiques. Vogue vestments, both new and gently used, cater to studious style seekers, including a wealth of designer brands such as Marc Jacobs, Express, and Lacoste. Foot festoonery ranges from revealing sandals to boots covering enough calf to satisfy time-traveling Victorian podiatrists ($13–$32), and a variety of hats ($7–$38), wigs (around $25), and eye-catching jewelry ($3–$10) offer an easy way to dress up for costume parties or dress down for a mundane life as a human drink coaster. New items are constantly added, allowing each subsequent shopping experience to be as new and surprising as the ever-changing forces of gravity.
The Wafflery’s menu revolves around a maelstrom of whimsical, pastry-platformed treats crafted from centuries-old recipes. Black Forest belgian waffles cram craws with a delicious blend of strawberries and chocolate sauce under a whitewashing of decadent whipped cream ($4.89), and the Banana Foster employs a confluence of bananas, pecans, and chocolate sauce under light whipped cream ($4.89). Like a magnanimous culinary mediator, The Wafflery accommodates taste buds of varying predilections, including both savory and sweet crepes on its menu. Snap up a Crêpe Alaska filled with smoked salmon and spinach and slathered in béchamel sauce ($7.99), or sample a sweet Crêpe Lite, which delivers fork loads of pecans, almonds, and either strawberries or blueberries ($5.29). When soft dough and decadence overwhelms, wrap a mitt around a warm cup of gourmet café frappe cinnamon ($4.19).