Manhattan Specialty Shops & Services
Meurice Garment Care can restore and alter vintage wedding dresses and take care of the most precious materials. They can also clean and store fur and fix things like old leather luggage and strollers.
Moms-to-be who don't want to look frumpy and out of fashion will enjoy this specialist boutique just for them. The maternity wear includes elegant yet simple tops, pants, coats and dresses.
This company is based in Beijing, China and brings a vast array of Chopsticks that each have a story attached to them. The store is in the Chinatown district of New York on Mott Street.
This gallery has over 12,000 different posters on display at its location between the Little Italy and Soho districts of Manhattan. Posters related to movies featuring female actors, male actors certain genres of movie are all available here.
For every disguise, every person worth imitating, every dress up party or occasion there is a costume at Halloween Adventure. Historic, gothic, super-hero, horror and fantasy characters are all available along with animal, international and current celebrity costumes.
Vintage comics, movie posters and other memorabilia is available at this Flatiron district store. The store is continuously looking for and trading in collectible comics and can look for specific items as necessary.
For all the budding Siegfried and Roys out there this may be a must visit store. It carries everything the magician and would be trickster could want including rabbits coming out of hats.
This unique store, located in the West Village area of Manhattan, brings stamp pads and stamping to New York. The Ink Pad opened in 1998 and provides classes on paper marbling, mixed media and distress embossing.
Row upon row and shelf upon shelf of comics line the walls and the aisles of this store in Midtown west Manhattan. What the customers sees is only part of the stores collection which is in the 500,000 region with a huge Japanese manga selection.
Ten Ren Tea & Ginseng Co. specializes in tea imported from Taiwan and presented in Chinese style. A variety of ginseng products are also available.
Geared for the pregnant woman this maternity store is all about celebrating the beauty of women during their pregnancies. This designer collection means women have a few more stylish dress options.
Anyone who is a fan of TV shows featured on the NBC network could well enjoy a trip to this NBC store. Located in the Rockefeller Center it features interactive attractions including a state-of-the-art theater.
Dean and Deluca offers an extensive selection of fine foods, wines and kitchenware. Custom-made, gourmet gift baskets are also available for purchase.
Myers of Keswick is a traditional English shop offering a selection of freshly made goods, including Cornish pasties, scones, sausages and more. They also carry a variety of giftware, including teapots, mugs, tea towels and kettles.
Located in the Spanish Harlem area of Manhattan, Game Express provides a range of video games for Nintendo, Playstation, Xbox and gamecube. It also carries Anime books, CDs, DVDs and Pokemon novelty items.
This video game retailer is a worldwide phenomenon with over 6000 retail locations. This one on Union Square brings games for Xbox, Sony PSP, Playstation, Nintendo DS and Wii.
This costume store not only dresses numerous stars for costume balls, parties and events but also caters to the film making and entertainment businesses as well as hotels and other businesses. Costumes like Frankenstein and Elvis as well as all kinds of dress-up accessories are available.
This store as everything for babies including strollers, car seats, play yards, furniture, high chairs and bedding. It has high-end items even though the decor is basic and simple.
Buggies and strollers are the specialty item at this Wooster Street store in Soho, Manhattan. The original buggy design dates back to 1965 and the lightweight fold away continues as an important prototype.
This shop has been in existence since 1972 and offers a place to play chess as well as buy sets to play at home. Newbies to the game as well as seasoned players will enjoy the atmosphere and items on the shelves.
This store carries everything a would be jewelery maker and the experienced crafts person could want from beads to metals to tools. It opened its door in 1993 in this Midtown west location on the 2nd floor at a 46th Street address.
Situated in New York's Chinatown, Bok Lei Po Trading Inc. provides an array of martial arts supplies, including swords, butterfly knives and deer hooks. Martial arts instruction materials, such as books and DVDs, are also available.
This is the ultimate in gaming shops for all those wanting a new electronic game to work on. Customers can try many games before making purchasing decisions and there are hundreds of other accessories to.
The Italian motor scooter brand has a range of different colored bikes to tempt passersby for a quizzical look see. Perhaps as fuel prices rise the Vespa will be the vehicle of choice in New York.
As the name suggests this fashion store carries the full wardrobe of clothes for the larger and taller gentleman looking for fashionable pieces but not styles that are way out there. It is located in Times Square, New York.
This East Village store carries a range of toys, comics, manga and comic strip books. It also has t-shirts, large movie posters, action figures and it often sells tickets for Anime events in New York.
Any Goths will love this store that is dedicated to their medium. For non-Goths there are all kinds of Renaissance inspired clothing like black velvet cloaks and corsets as well as tarot cards and dental fit fangs to browse through.
Abracadabra Superstore offers a wide range of costumes and Halloween paraphernalia. Stocks includes wigs, masks, hats, face paint and all kinds of gags and humor.
This dress-up costume store can make anyone into Henry VIII, Santa, Julius Caesar or Madonna to name a few. It supplies to TV shows, off-Broadway productions and anyone else who wants to be someone else for a long or short period of time.
This store that is geared towards maternity ware carries a unique product from Japan called the p sling. The p sling loops over the shoulder to allow hands free carrying. The sling comes in all kinds of colors and sizes.