BEST ANTIQUE STORE
Dive into the past when shopping at Rosie’s Vintage. Check out all the amazing treasures that this unique shop has to offer, and you’ll know why it was voted Best Antique Store for the third year in a row. It’s the perfect place to score one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion. And, what a great way to decorate your home! You never know what you’re going to discover here. Customers love Rosie’s ever-changing window displays and when you walk in, you’ll be greeted with new themed vintage displays every month, lovingly decorated by Rosie’s dealers showcasing their wonderful, eye-catching items. And don’t forget to browse Rosie’s Attic and online store for more yesteryear finds. Happy hunting! 101 Woodbury Rd., Huntington, 631-549-9100, rosiesvintagestore.com
BEST BOOK STORE
Get lost in a good story at Book Revue in Huntington. Family owned and operated since 1977, Book Revue is Long Island’s largest independent bookstore offering new, used and discounted books, and is a bookworm’s dream. Whether you’re an avid reader on a mission to get the next great title or are just looking to browse its massive collection, Book Revue creates a comfortable environment for perusing the shelves. In addition to offering a number of workshops for kids, the store has hosted a variety of authors for book signings, including James Patterson, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, and President Jimmy Carter, to name a few. 313 New York Ave., Huntington, 631-271-1442, bookrevue.com
BEST HOBBY STORE
Infinite Yarns, Inc.
At Infinite Yarns, Inc., the goal is to provide you with a wonderful selection of beautiful luxury yarns along with the tools and accessories you desire so that you can let your creativity soar! Knitting and crocheting have never been more popular and for those of you who don’t know how, they’re easy to learn and are fun. Once you learn you will come to realize just how relaxing it is and how amazing it feels to create something – anything! Infinite Yarns offers a full line of knitting needles, crochet hooks, pattern books, patterns, and instructions to complement their yarns. They have all the accessories and tools you could possibly need to help you get started creating your own unique style! 34 Hempstead Tpke., Store 3B, Farmingdale, 516-293-0010, infiniteyarns.com
BEST JEWELRY STORE
From Italy With Love
From Italy With Love is a family owned jewelry store serving Long Island since 1983. Its knowledgeable and friendly experts have almost 30 years of experience, so when you’re ready to pop the question, celebrate an anniversary, or simply surprise a special someone, their staff will be sure to help make the day unforgettable. Whether it’s a tennis bracelet, diamond stud earrings, diamond solitaire engagement ring, bridal setting, designer watch, or fashion jewelry of every style for any occasion, it has what you are looking for. Visit the store today to see its entire selection, or contact the staff and they’ll be glad to help you find what you’re looking for! 473 Old Country Rd., Westbury, 516-333-3702, fromitalywithlovejewelers.com
BEST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT STORE
Scott Russ Music
Whether you’re looking to shred on a brand new guitar, repair the dusty piano in your basement, or rent a used saxophone for band class, Scott Russ Music is the shop to trust. Owner Scott Russ comes from a family which has been in the music business since 1947, and has been playing and repairing musical instruments throughout his life. His store buys, sells, and rents a variety of instruments, boasting a broad selection that includes the highest-quality woodwind, stringed, and brass instruments as well as keyboards, drums, and amplifiers. The expert repairs, many of which are completed in one day, are sure to make your music machine come alive both sonically and aesthetically. Head over to Scott Russ Music and start playing! 2170 Sunrise Hwy., Merrick, 516-377-7907, scottrussmusic.com
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