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Edible Arrangements opens Yonkers store

July
30

Edible Arrangements LLC has opened a store in Yonkers at 471 McLean Ave.

The Wallingford, Conn-based company markets franchises in businesses that sell fruit arranged like floral bouquets sold through the Internet and at retail outlets.

Begun in 1999, Edible Arrangements has eight other stores in the Lower Hudson Valley, in Carmel, Eastchester, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Mount Vernon, Pearl River, Tarrytown and White Plains.

Posted by David Schepp on Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 at 10:44 am |
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Starwood opens new hotel near Quebec City

July
28

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has opened a new Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Levis, Quebec, the hotelier said today.

The hotel, situated across the river from Quebec City, has 150 rooms and a 15,000-square-foot conference center.

White Plains-based Starwood operates 130 Four Points hotels in 22 countries.

Posted by David Schepp on Monday, July 28th, 2008 at 1:14 pm |
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Provident Bank opens new Stony Point branch

July
28

Provident Bank has opened a new branch in Stony Point, the Montebello-based banker reported today.

The branch, at 153 S. Liberty Drive (Route 9W), replaces the previous Stony Point location across the street.

The 3,600-square-foot branch features 24-hour walk-up and drive-up ATMs and is open extended hours, including Saturday and Sunday.

In addition to 10 other sites in Rockland, Provident has branches throughout Orange County, as well as two branches each in Ulster and Sullivan, and one each in Putnam and Bergen County, N.J.

Posted by David Schepp on Monday, July 28th, 2008 at 11:42 am |
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People’s United Bank to open third Westchester branch

June
16

People’s United Bank plans to open a branch in White Plains later this month, the Bridgeport, Conn.-based financial-services company said today.

The new office, at 14 Mamaroneck Ave., across from the Ritz-Carlton Westchester, will open June 30, People’s United said in a written statement.

The downtown White Plains branch joins two existing branches in the county — in Scarsdale and Mount Kisco. In addition to those in Westchester, the company operates some 300 branches throughout Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Massachusetts.

The White Plains office will employ six workers, People’s United said.

Posted by David Schepp on Monday, June 16th, 2008 at 11:09 am |
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CVS has Mount Kisco store

May
29

CVS Caremark Corp. has opened a store and pharmacy at 10 S. Bedford Road in Mount Kisco. The company will hold a grand opening ceremony at the 17,000-square-foot store Saturday.

Posted by Allan Drury on Thursday, May 29th, 2008 at 3:41 pm |
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Upscale day spa to open in Dobbs Ferry

May
14

Oasis Day Spa, which has locations in Manhattan and Kennedy Airport in Queens, plans to open a 7,000-square-foot spa in Dobbs Ferry at 50 Livingstone Ave. this fall.

The spa is part of a redevelopment of the former Akzo Nobel chemical plant site, just off Exit 16 of the Saw Mill River Parkway.

Oasis Day Spa will occupy the same building in which Town Sports International plans to open a 35,000-square-foot New York Sports Club gym July 1.

The new spa will have 16 treatment rooms and include such offerings as a “couples” room, where couples can receive treatments like massages, side by side, according to owner Bruce Schoenberg.

The spa will also have a retail area, selling gifts, clothing, and skin-care and spa-related products, said Schoenberg, who lives in Hastings-on-Hudson.

Posted by David Schepp on Wednesday, May 14th, 2008 at 5:00 pm |
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Nordstrom Rack to open in White Plains

April
22

Nordstrom Inc., which has an upscale store in downtown White Plains, said today it plans to open a 35,000-square-foot Nordstrom Rack at the City Center Shopping Center this fall.

Nordstrom Rack is the company’s discount division. The company touts its Nordstrom Rack stores as offering savings of 30 to 75 percent on clothing and accessories.

The City Center store will be the second Nordstrom Rack in New York. There’s also one in Hempstead on Long Island.

The City Center complex, owned by developer Louis R. Cappelli, features a Target, a Barnes & Noble bookstore and a Circuit City.

Cappelli said he believes Nordstrom Rack will fit nicely with the stores already in City Center.

“City Center plays an important role in the overall retail success of downtown White Plains,” he said in a statement released by Seattle-based Nordstrom. “Having Nordstrom Rack join our tenant roster brings even greater strength to our center and the city as a whole.”

Posted by Allan Drury on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008 at 2:24 pm |
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HomeGoods to open first Rockland store

April
17

HomeGoods, a discount home-furnishings retailer, plans to open its first Rockland outlet in Nanuet, according to Metro Commercial, a commercial real-estate firm.

HomeGoods signed a lease to occupy the bulk of the space Office Depot once occupied in the Rockland Center shopping center at Route 59 and Smith Street, said Metro Commercial, which represented the landlord, American Continental Properties, in the transaction.

Plans call for the 25,077-square-foot store to open this summer. HomeGoods is a unit of TJX Cos., which also operates TJMaxx, Marshall’s and other stores.

HomeGoods has three existing Lower Hudson Valley stores, in Yonkers, New Rochelle and Somers.

Posted by David Schepp on Thursday, April 17th, 2008 at 11:52 am |
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