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This week’s Column explores some of the best and freshest shopping in the city. Greenmarkets are found all over New York’s five boroughs. The city is going green. The original and the largest Market is the Union Square Greenmarket. Come take a look at the vendors in this market, and visit a few more markets in Manhattan. Going green is a New York thing. The best New York shopping tours take you there. These are neighborhood gathering places. There are strict rules in the markets to keep everyone safe. Everyone in the markets all the vendors and customers were masked and politely social distancing. If you love the food of New York, this is a must visit destination. Read written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Going green in Greenmarkets in New York City
Greenmarkets in NYC

This week’s Column explores some of the best shopping in the city. The newly built Essex Street Market reflects the multi–ethnic culture of New York. Because it was essential, the food purveyors were always open. Now some of the food heaven stalls are serving take-away again. Whenever I have been in the market all the other customers were masked and politely social distancing. If you love the food of New York, this is a must visit destination. The best New York shopping tours love this space. Read Marketing Essex: From Push(carts) to Showplace written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Essex Street Market in New York SOcial Dairy
Essex St Market

This week’s Column explores some of the the landmarks, historic Gilded Age houses, museums and stores near Lenox Mass, new and old.  The countryside is beautiful, and the cultural offerings plentiful. Summer is a great time to visit. The column is a luxury Private shopping tour for you. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Gilded Age house in Lenox
Edith Wharton's Gilded Age house
Gilded Age Mansions

Phase 2 is here! This week’s Column takes you to Soho and uptown on Fifth Avenue. New York retail is starting to open, both department stores and specialty stores, at all price points. The stores are spotless, and the sales associates are glad to be back. Everyone is following Mr. Cuomo’s guidelines, and everyone is masked and respecting one another. A NYC private shopping tour will guide you to the best stores. Read The State of the Store: A Taste of Shopping Uptown and Down written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Shopping Column Uptown and down

Phase 2 is here! This week’s Column takes you to witness Madison Avenue opening up. New York retail is starting to revive. Customers are venturing out on the streets again. The stores are spotless, and the sales associates are glad to be back. Everyone is following Mr. Cuomo’s guidelines, and everyone is masked and respecting one another. A NYC private shopping tour will guide you to the best stores. Read  column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Madison Ave opening up
Madison Ave opening up

This week’s Column explores some of the best and freshest shopping in the city. Everyone is doing a lot more cooking these days. And because New York is a melting pot, when you are foraging for food, there is so much to choose from. Italian, Eastern European, Indian and more. The best New York shopping tours take you there. These are neighborhood shopping spots, and shopping local is very important these days. We need to keep these stores in business. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes of  NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

foraging for food in NYC
foraging for food all over NYC

Discover what Artists in New York have been doing to Celebrate all our Medical and Essential workers, decorate the shuttered stores in Soho. This week’s Column will take you on a walk around the city. See how Soho Artists have creatively contributed. Boarded Up, But Anything But Boring. Artists Lead the Way. Where to find Art in the city on the best New York shopping tours. Read the column written by Barbara Hodes and NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Boarded up stores in soho
Boarded up in Soho

Bring some Love into your life, and give them shelter. This week’s Column is about how and where to help animals in need and yourself at the same time. Give Them Shelter, and They will Rock Your World. Discover amazing Animal Rescues that are dedicated to helping animals. Adopt or donate.  NYC private shopping tour agrees. Written This week’s Column by Barbara Hodes and NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Give them Shelter now
Give them shelter

Bring some Spring into your life. This week’s Column explores how gardens make everyone’s life brighter. Indoors or out.  Find the how and where to brighten up your life with flowers and plants in the Gardens of Urban Delights. Where to find foliage in the city and online, with New York shopping tours. written by Barbara Hodes and NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Stores for Gardens in NYC
make your gardens grow with these stores

This week’s Column explores where to find the special Social Stationery that everyone wants to own. All designed and printed to order, messaging with a personal touch. New York shopping tours will help you find it in the city and online.  Written by Barbara Hodes and NYC Private Shopping Tour in New York Social Diary.

Essex Street Market in New York SOcial Dairy
stationery to write on
social stationery