Longtime Warwick resident and local entrepreneur Celia Cantelmo, who owns a furniture décor store on Ronald Reagan Boulevard, just fulfilled her lifelong dream to open a fashion boutique.

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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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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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WARWICK — The Big Apple finally figured out where the real apples are — Warwick! A New York City based trend-driven website, Stylecaster.com, recently named Warwick as a top-10 place for a weekend escape. On the site, Warwick is highlighted under the section “The Vivant” — a person with superb taste in travel, shopping, nightlife…

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The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its seventh annual Pine Island Onion Eating Contest on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Pavilion at 4 p.m. This is a new venue this year and is held in cooperation with the annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr and…

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Fifth generation farmers Sally and Bob Scheuermann will hold their second annual largest tomato contest on Saturday, Sept. 7. The world’s largest tomato on record is seven and three quarters pounds; last year, Vernon, N.J., resident Darryl Slate won the Scheuermanns’ inaugural contest with a green tomato weighing one pound eleven ounces. The weigh-in takes…

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There are thrift shops and consignment shops, and some considered to be both. Regardless of their niche in the world of resale retail, they’re all about bargains. “There’s a whole group of hunter-gatherers out there,” said Lisa Pearce, proprietor of Savvy Chic Consignment Boutique in the Town of Warwick. Thrift tips The Association of Resale…

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On Sunday, Sept. 9., the final free summer concert series at Railroad Green will feature a performance by the Jim Perry Big Band and Dick Wells from 3 to 5 p.m. That date also happens to be the 10th anniversary of the first performance by Dick Wells at what was then the new Village Park…

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As predicted by Tim Mullally, chair of the event, the Downtown Warwick Merchants’ 15th anniversary celebration of “Ladies Night Out” and “Queen for a Day” was buzzing with excitement and activity on Thursday evening, Aug. 23. Large crowds of ladies and more than a few men enjoyed excellent weather as they strolled through downtown Warwick…

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  Local officials and members of the Warwick Valley and Village of Florida Chambers of Commerce joined co-owner Jim Lagarde and his staff to celebrate the official grand opening of the new PrimoSports Golf Park and Bar & Grill earlier this month. The golf park, located on the corner of Durland Road and Route 94…

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This August the Warwick Art League will present Splashes-n-Dashes, a group show, at the Albert Wisner Public Library. The exhibit will be on display in the Library’s Community Room and Gallery from Aug. 1 to 31. It will feature the diverse scope of styles, perspectives and mediums of 20 local artists; Gail Bate, Jacinthe Battaglino,…

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The Warwick Merchants’ annual Sidewalk Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 13 to 15.And thanks to a couple of civic-minded businesses, Wadeson Home Center and Dun-Rite Power Washing and Painting, the sidewalks will be even cleaner than usual. “We all take pride in the beauty…

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On Friday, June 22, the new owners of Warwick Nails and Spa,  located at 13 Main St., were joined by public officials and representatives of the business community for a grand opening ceremony. Owners Thang Le and his wife Janet offer complete service including a variety of nails, foot massage and pedicure. Walk-ins are welcome.…

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The carnival runs through Saturday, June 30, with fireworks scheduled for 10 p.m. To see story as originally published in the Warwick Advertiser click ==> Here.

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