Arena's is a result of owner Charles' passion for horticulture that dates back to his gardening experience at his Italian grandparents' home, as well as his early brush with managing a local flower shop. Today, this renowned florist has carved its niche in the business with an array of floral designs in its repertoire. On offer are one-of-a-kind arrangements of seasonal and exotic florets and sprays, customized for weddings, corporate events and private parties, with no two assortments alike. His European roots and belief in not tainting the true form of the flower too much is evident in every bouquet. Also available are decor and furnishings for the home, office and garden.
Gudmund Jos Olsson, the owner of Northfield Designer Goldsmiths, dabbles in Japanese gardening, Scandinavian philosophy and art, besides jewelry design. Hence his merchandise exhibits trends from East Asia and Sweden. His belief that jewelry is more than just ornamentation reflects in all his offerings and it is emblematic of the customer's mindset, mood, lifestyle, and personality. Hence, each piece is crafted after numerous discussions between the customer and designers. This boutique is popular for elegantly crafted engagement and wedding rings, as well as rings and bracelets in geometric patterns.
Overlooking the street is a red brick structure that houses B + Healthy Fresh Food Market, a supermarket renowned for its locally sourced fresh produce. Credited to Kaptah Amen-Ra Xi-Amaru, the market is a host to a wide range of products including fruits, hygiene care products and vegetables. Apart from being a market, you also have the option of savoring fruit bowls, vegetable wraps, fresh juices and smoothies served here.
Amidst the extensive and state of the art shopping centers, Archimage has maintained its old-world charm in Rochester. The name, literally means, a great wizard and is fitting to the eccentric vibe that runs throughout the store. The decor is charming with wooden shelves stocked with apparel, toys, accessories and also quirky home accessories, crystals etc. You can also buy the Buddhist and Hindu spiritual objects and figurines from the store. This family run store is definitely worth visiting for a different shopping experience in Rochester.
If you're planning a special celebration and looking for perfect flower arrangement, think no further than Stacy K Floral. Located on Park Avenue, this dainty boutique is where you'd find the most charming and gorgeous floral decorations for a range of events like weddings, bar mitzvahs, baby showers and the like. Handmade, customized and highly inspired, these floral designs, by Stacy will surely win your heart.
Antique lovers and collectors of the rare objects simply must visit the Rochester Antique Market & Gallery. Behind the blue walls of the building, are ancient collectibles, furniture and accessories you won't find in today's age. Stroll around and browse through the extensive antique inventory. Take home with you a piece of history to decorate your house or to simply cherish the beauty of the old.
Discover a world of books in the charming book store nestled amidst the tall urban buildings of Rochester. Greenwood Books is known for housing an extensive collection of non fiction genres like history, theology, drama, poetry, etc. Both used and new books are shelved inside this quaint bookstore. Children's books along with hardcover and paperback editions are also a part of their store. A book lover's haven, this store is a must visit for everyone who needs to go a little back in time in the middle of new aged world.
Natural Oasis Market is tucked away at the corner of Monroe and Priem Street. Inside the blue, mural painted walls, is a tranquil shop where you can buy herbal and organic oils, books, incense sticks and even herbal teas. Ardent lovers of herbal and all-natural products will be delighted to visit this place. The place also is an Ethiopian Buffet restaurant serving tasty vegan food. Health enthusiasts and vegans can expect healthy food and products at this humble store and restaurant in Rochester.
Being a pop culture fanatic has never been easier than before at Rochester! With its, Funko Pop Collections, Cereals and comic books, Pop Roc is the paradise for comic books fans. The interior of this place is exactly what you expect a place like this to be. Posters of pop-cultural icons like Donald Duck, Spider-Man and Batman adorn the walls of this place giving it a funky vibe. Here you can create your cereal bowl and enjoy it with a cup of coffee while reading a comic. Whether you are a Manga, DC or Marvel fan, Pop Roc is the place you go for 'Nerdvana'. Live Long and Prosper.