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Chamber Chatter: Gearing Up For Vacation? Village Stores Have You Covered

In this week's column, Chamber Director Peggy Conway encourages you to check out all the great places in the village to get your shopping done before heading off on that "summer escape."

School is (almost) out for summer, and in Bronxville that signals the start of the summer escape.  Before you leave for your summer getaway, do your vacation shopping here in town!  

is the place to go for all of your beach essentials.  Pick up lotion, beach towels, coolers, and goggles.  The store has everything you need for a great summer barbecue, too.  They even have a rolling hot dog griller to make your party extra fun!

When I think of summer, I think of the joys of summer reading.  has an extensive inventory of great books.  The store has a great website where you can browse through the New York Times best seller list and order your selections for delivery.  It can’t get easier than that!  (Womrath has the Bronxville School summer reading list books in stock, too.)  The new sign at Womrath deserves mention: EAT -- SLEEP -- READ -- LOCAL

And let’s paraphrase further: Eat Sleep Do Everything Local!  Keep your shopping dollars in our community to keep our community thriving!  Order your summer needs from your Bronxville merchants!

At , all summer apparel in the store is on sale, and Sidewalk Sale items are another 10% off the already reduced price. The store carries a great selection, including brand names like Lilly Pulitzer.  You are sure to find great treasures to make your little ones look their best.  

Summer homes are places of relaxation and comfort.  Bronxville stores have many wonderful items to create a fun, whimsical look in your home.  One can find pillows, throw rugs and blankets, candles – you name it! – in our great village stores.  For that special, one-of-a-kind item, take a look at the octopus candelabra in the window of Simply stated, it’s fabulous!

Before you leave town, make note of the dates of the Chamber of Commerce Summer Street Concert schedule.  We have a great lineup of bands, all sponsored by a great lineup of our members!  All concerts are from 6:30-8:30 on the last Thursday of the summer months, so you can be here for the fun and still have the weekend at the beach!  

Thursday, June 30:  Gashouse Gorillas, sponsored by Gourmet 2 Go Marketplace.

Thursday, July 28:  Plan B, sponsored by Storage Deluxe.

Thursday, August 25: Third Stone, sponsored by Dr. Joseph Manzi, DDS, and Underhill’s Crossing Restaurant. 

We will entertain you with music, food, and a great atmosphere!

Thank you for reading, and have a great summer!

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