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PALISADES CENTER ANNOUNCES OPENING OF NEW OFFL/NE™ BY AERIE STORE

OffLine By AerieSeptember 21, 2021 – The Palisades Center has announced the fall 2021 opening of an OFFL/NE™ by Aerie store featuring activewear and accessories.

The new 3,130 sq. ft. OFFLINE location will be located on Level One next to Aerie. The store features shopping enhancements, including a ping pong table, ballet bar and a disco ball.  Aerie also has a location in Scarsdale.

OFFLINE by Aerie is a new sub-brand offering from American Eagle Outfitters, Inc (NYSE: AEO)


BLACK PARAKEETZ

September 15, 2021 – Black Parakeetz, Paint Lounge, Karaoke Lounge, kitchen and bar opened at 298 Main Street in Nyack. Billing itself as a paint and sip studio and the best Karaoke Lounge outside of Manhattan, it also offer private events. Contact info: 845-512-8299, info@blackparakeetz.com.


FLIGHTS & PINTS

Flights & PintsSeptember 7, 2021 – After a late August soft opening, Flights & Pints at 159 Main Street in Nyack is open for business in the old Salud Wine Bar space. Flights & Pints is a partnership of Didier Dumas (Patisserie Didier Dumas) and Alex and Cassie Vursta. Reach them at (845) 442-3474. The menu contains pizzas, salads, cheese & charcuterie as well as some favorites a la Didier. Open seven days from 5:00pm.


TEMPTATIONS CAFE IN NYACK TO CLOSE AT MONTH-END

Temptations CafeSeptember 3, 2021 – Temptations Cafe at 80 Main Street in Nyack will close at the end of September. Stung by COVID-19 and an inability to come to terms with its Landlord is forcing the popular eatery and Nyack eatery to close its doors.

Temptations Café has been an ice cream staple on Main Street in Nyack for over 40 years. Chef Jeremy Rose is a Pastry graduate of the French Culinary Institute and trained under Chef Peter Kelly.


SHOPRITE TO CLOSE STORE ON ROUTE 59 IN TALLMAN

ShopRiteThe ShopRite at 250 Route 59 in Tallman will close at the end of September after 43 years in operation.

The Tallman ShopRite is part of the family-owned Inserra Supermarkets chain. ShopRite has more that 270 locations in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.


PUNTA CANA LATIN FUSION COMING TO NYACK

Punta Cana Latin FusionAccording to its website, Punta Cana Latin Fusion offers “an incredible passion and flavored cuisine inspired by the Dominican Republic, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.” Punta Cana will open in the former digs of AJ Crab Shack at 125 Main Street in the Nyack Promenade.


ZABB THAI KITCHEN OPENS IN WEST NYACK

Zabb Thai KitchenOpening at 724 West Nyack Road, Zabb Thai Kitchen offers an extensive Thai menu. Open M-W 11-9pm, R-S 11-9:30 and closed on Sundays.  845-512-8185


WHISKEY KITCHEN CLOSES, BIGG BELLY MOVES IN

Whiskey Kitchen, a gastropub at 60 Route 303 in Valley Cottage closed. In its place, Bigg Belly, a deli/convenience store featuring breakfast dishes and burgers, sandwiches, salads, muffins, protein shakes and more.


STONY POINT’S KNUCKLES NOW ONLY OPEN FOR PRIVATE PARTIES.

On July 28th, Knuckles closed its ongoing operations and now host private parties only.  Ownership attributes the closing to staffing problems. The restaurant opened in November of 2018 and is located at 146 North Liberty Drive in Stony Point.


UNDERGROUNT RAMEN & TACO

UNderground RamenUnderground Ramen & Taco, a new neighborhood ramen spot, has opened in Chestnut Ridge at 811 Chestnut Ridge Road. Currently it’s open six days a week (Tuesday-Sunday) for lunch and dinner with brunch planned later in the year.


HALLOWEEN CITY COMING SOON TO FORMER MODELL’S SITE AT ROCKLAND PLAZA

Nanuet, NY (August 2, 2021) – Rockland Plaza will be the home of Halloween City, a pop-up costume and holiday shop. The space has been vacant since Modell’s closed in March of 2020.


Stop & Shop

STOP & SHOP RELOCATING TO FORMER FAIRWAY SITE

Nanuet, NY (August 2, 2021) Stop & Shop will be closing its location on Middletown Road on August 5th @ 6:00pm, and re-opening at 101 Market Street, Suite E, the next morning on August 6th @ 7:00am.


Playa Bowls Nanuet

PLAYA BOWLS COMES TO SHOPS AT NANUET

Nanuet, NY (July 31, 2021) – A new acai fruit bowl shop opened its doors in Rockland County. Playa Bowls hosted a grand opening for its new location in Nanuet on Saturday, July 31.  The new shop will be located at 8133 Fashion Drive.

This will be the company’s 10th location in New York. There are more than 120 locations in the United States. The Nanuet shop be the only location in Rockland County, but it will be also one of the largest of all of the Playa Bowls locations. It can seat nearly 50 people.

 


GREAT AMERICAN COOKIES COMES TO THE PALISADES CENTER

West Nyack, NY (July 2021) – Great American Cookies®, home of the original Cookie Cake, opened its newest location at Palisades Center on Friday, July 23, 2021. The 724-square-foot store is located on Level Three next to Macy’s. This is the only Great American Cookies store located in the Hudson Valley and Northern New Jersey area.

Jamie Arkley, Owner of Great American Cookies, said, “We’re excited to be bringing Great American Cookies back to Rockland County! The brand has been my family’s favorite for so long and it’s truly an honor to be able to share our favorite cakes and cookies with our community.”

 

 


Allie's Bakery

GRAND OPENING OF ALLIE’S BAKERY

Orangeburg, NY (July 28, 2021) – Congratulations to Celia Moscoso and Head Pastry Chef Rosalio on their Grand Opening of Allie’s Bakery at 21 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg, NY.

Their bakers are always available to discuss custom creations that meet and exceed your expectations. They take enormous satisfaction in bringing to life whatever your imagination desires, in line with their motto, that there’s Something Sweet for Everyone! Whether that means designing a cake around your child’s favorite cartoon character or designing the perfect wedding memory, their team is at your service.