Beat the heat and start your holiday shopping during Christmas in July where you'll find several local small businesses in one place at Ryan's Retail. Shop hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Satyrday July 20th and 27th. Merchants include: Graceful Knit Knots, Antisha Inspired Crafts & Services, Shop 4 Vintage Clothing, Jersey Girl is Crafty, Scentsy, Paparazzi, Brown Babycakes, Pixie Lane, Usborne Books & More, Origami Owl, Candles N Curios, Color Street, Thirty One, and Pink Zebra. Ryan's Retail is located at 22 North Centre Street in the old post office building.
Aunt Charlotte’s Candies, located at 5 West Maple Avenue in Merchantville, is having their annual vacation sale at the end of this month. Stop by to shop for some delicious candy and great giftware. They're closing for vacation for the entire month of August and their sale starts next Thursday. Dates and hours are: July 25th, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 30% OFF All Candy and Nuts; July 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 40% OFF All Candy and Nuts; and, Saturday, July 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 50% OFF All Candy and Nuts. Also, 30-50% OFF All Giftware. Be sure to ask our salesgirls for a sample!
A bundle of fabrics - great for re upholstery, curtains, and pillows - just arrived at Queen Esther’s Treasures Of Old & New Thrift Shop, 29 West Park Avenue. Owner, Linda Kidd Jones, established this family business in memory of her mother, Queen Esther Kidd. “My mom loved to shop for bargains and catch sales and shop at thrift stores and Goodwill,” Jones recounted. This is a family shared business. Jones offers shoppers something for men, women, and children including clothing, jewelry, shoes and boots, books, household items, toys, and much more. The shop is open Wednesday - Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Station Coffee and Eilandarts Center is tucked inside Merchantville's old train station, hence the name. Owners Nicole and Matt have created an atmosphere where you will find a coffee shop that makes all its food in house and has a gift shop with pieces from many local artisans/small business owners. Combined that with an art center that host a gallery of artist on the regular, as well as classes, lessons, and specialty dinners. If you haven't been by yet take time to check it out. There is something for everyone there.
Aunt Charlotte's offers extended shopping hours for all your Easter basket and gift giving needs. They are open from 9:30 a.m to 9:00 p.m. from April 15-19th, then from 9:30 a.m to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20th. You'll find a "Delight In Every Bite" when you choose this delicious candy made daily upstairs in their factory. Stop in for some classic dark or milk chocolate peanut butter eggs, delicious candies, beautiful gifts and lots of cute stuffed bunnies!
Ryan's Retail is working hard to showcase local entrepreneurs and help them build clientele to establish their business. We love them but we don't want to keep them. Our hope is that they quickly outgrow our weekly and pop-up space to establish their own locations. If you have dreams of owning a business but don't know where to start, this may be the place for you! Come support our business incubator by shopping and supporting local upstarts or giving your own dreams a try. Here are the merchants we have popping in this Saturday at 22 North Centre, Merchantville from 10a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
McFarlan's Market, opened in 2010 by Janet Stevens and Pete Burgess, has friendly service and superior quality of meats. Their meats are butchered there and are so fresh, you can absolutely taste the difference. Renovated and well stocked, it's a cozy and convenient alternative to long grocery lines at the local box supermarket. Shop local!
Sam and Shelly opened Cigar Alley at the News Nook on August 1, 1990 in our historic town and has provided South Jersey and the surrounding area with premium cigars for over 25 years. We have a walk-in humidor with some of the best prices on premium cigars, bundles and factory close-outs - over 400 facings. Stop in for great prices on a vast selection of cigars, and stay for a smoke in our cigar lounge or alley. We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours at 17 S Center Street, Merchantville. Open Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Saturdays closing at 7:00 p.m. and open Sundays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Free drink of your choice. Purchase any Station travel mug and receive a free drink. Get a pour of your favorite coffee or try something new like a nutella latte or chai. The Station is a cozy coffee house tucked into an old train station near railroad tracks that now serve as biking and walking trails. In addition to serving coffee, baked goods, smoothies, sandwiches and even crepes.