After months of preparation, the Warwick Historical Society is excited to invite the public to view its latest exhibit, “New Acquisitions,” opening on Sun., Jul. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the A.W. Buckbee Center, located at 2 Colonial Ave. in Warwick. The exhibit features meticulously repaired and carefully displayed clothing dating from the…

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The Village of Warwick’s annual Sidewalk Sale will be held Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. New for this year is that chairperson of the event, Corrine Iurato, has introduced “Pickers Paradise,” featuring antiques and all things vintage, salvaged, reclaimed and upcycled.…

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The Warwick Historical Society’s 2015 Festival of Toys has been awarded a Greater Hudson Heritage Network’s 2016 Award for Excellence. The program recognizes efforts that exemplify creativity and professional vision resulting in a contribution to the preservation and interpretation of the historic scene, material culture and diversity of the region. The 2016 Award for Excellence…

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Last May George Laurence sold his business, The Garage at the Eclectic Eye, 16-18 Railroad Ave., and while he went fishing in Florida, the new owners, Walter Welsh and his wife, Joanne Magro, who owned Second Hand Desire at the same location, performed renovations.

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Gone fishing. George Laurence has just sold his business, The Garage at the Eclectic Eye at 16-18 Railroad Ave., and he literally plans to get away from the cold weather and go fishing in Florida. At least that’s his short-term plan while the new owners, Walter Welsh and his wife, Joanne Magro, who currently own…

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The shop local aspect of ‘Home for the Holidays’ in Warwick attracts an excellent turnout  It couldn’t have been a better day. Coming on the heels of some unseasonably cold weather, including recent forecasts of freezing rain, the sunny skies and mid-fifty degree temperatures were a welcome surprise for the first day of the annual…

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Annual Merchant Guild program promotes having fun while shopping local It may be hard to believe but the beginning of the holiday season is only a few weeks away. The Warwick Merchant Guild and participating merchants have long been planning a bigger and better season with a host of new ideas to encourage everyone to…

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The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce recently announced that State Sen. John Bonacic sponsored a resolution, which honors Warwick for being recently named one of the “10 Best Weekend Getaway Options in the United States.” StyleCaster, a national online social network where people connect with each other to share content and get recommendations from peers…

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It’s all new and all in color this year. The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce recently released the redesigned Warwick Valley Guide for 2014-2015. The publication still includes the list of yearly events, maps and business directory, but this year it has a brand new look. After 18 years with the previous publisher Corporate Impressions,…

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Shop offers pre-owned, upscale but affordable items Local officials, members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce and neighboring merchants joined co-owner Walter Welsh for the official grand opening of Second Hand Desire on Friday, May 30. The shop, which offers pre-owned and affordable upscale items, is located at 16 Railroad Ave. in the Village…

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According to StyleCaster, a national online social network where people connect with each other to share content and get recommendations from peers and experts around the world, weekend getaways can be a convenient and much less stressful ordeal than a planned vacation. And if you visit its Web site at www.stylecaster.com and go to the…

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Although the media reported a disappointing holiday season for brick and mortar retail stores in general, the consensus of the downtown Warwick merchants was quite different. “Although the season was a week shorter due to a late Thanksgiving and there were a few days of rough weather, the holiday season was very strong at Newhard’s,”…

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This year, for the first time, holiday decorations along Main Street have included custom-made lanterns, designed and manufactured by John Redman, to enhance the Village of Warwick’s Historic District. – See more at: Warwick Advertiser Online

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Fourth annual Small Business Saturday lures more shoppers to downtown Warwick Stores in the Village of Warwick didn’t open at midnight for Black Friday but on the fourth annual “Small Business Saturday,” a campaign backed by American Express, shoppers came out in droves to the downtown business district. Merchants reported record sales, not only for…

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