The Concorde Hotel New York has the scoop for Black Friday deals —but what about Small Business Saturday? You can bet we know the best places to go if you want to support Small Business Saturday in Midtown East. Small Business Saturday takes place the day after Black Friday, and this year, it falls on November 26 th . The United States Small Business Administration started this initiative to help recognize and support small businesses and all they contribute to their communities. Although NYC is known for high-end department stores and designer boutiques, it’s also the home of thousands of dreams, some of which take the form of small businesses. Consider using a mom & pop dry cleaning service, eating from a local restaurant or food truck, and trading your Starbucks coffee for a locally owned and operated coffee company.
You can find some great gifts while shopping small this Small Business Saturday in Midtown East.
Below are some up-and-coming NYC small businesses that have great gifts for friends and family this holiday season. The best part? They’re all within walking distance from The Concorde Hotel New York.
Bianca Jewelers – Midtown East (1 min walk)
Bianca Jewelers has been selling fine jewelry in Midtown East Manhattan for over fifty years. For Tiffany quality with the intimacy and personal touches found only in a family-owned and operated jewelry store, browse Bianca Jewelers’ selection of gemstones.
Dante’s Cellar – Midtown East (1 min walk)
Is there someone in your circle who would love a good bottle of wine or scotch this Christmas? Do you need the perfect host or hostess gift? Dante’s Cellar has an extensive selection of wine and spirits for any budget.
Brigandi Coins & Collectibles – Midtown East (3 min walk)
Know someone who loves coin collecting? Stop off at Brigandi Coins and Collectibles this Small Business Saturday in Midtown East to browse their inventory of sports memorabilia, rare U.S. coins, and desirable autographs. Featuring everything from a 1967 Super Bowl ticket stub to an 1830 Bust Dime and Humphrey Bogart’s autograph, you’re sure to find something for every collector on your list.
Alice Kwartler Antiques – Midtown East (3 min walk)
There is something special about purchasing an antique dish or piece of fine jewelry. It’s already been loved, already lived a life, and now it can live on with the person who receives your one-of-a-kind gift. Alice Kwartler Antiques has specialized in antique jewelry and objects for nearly four decades, and it’s the perfect place to find a mid-century jeweled bee pin , or Cartier Watch .
Rebag – Midtown East (5 min walk)
Rebag carries inventory from high-end designers like Prada, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Gucci. Despite the name, you can find watches, jewelry, shoes, and more in addition to bags. If you know someone who loves designer brands but you just can’t see yourself paying retail, make Rebag your destination.
Argosy Books – Midtown East (5 min walk)
There is a book lover in everyone’s life, and you can find the perfect gift for them at Argosy Books. This old & rare bookstore was founded nearly one hundred years ago and features finds like antique maps, Civil War-era letters, and a first edition of Tess of the D’Urbervilles . To see the full extent of what they carry, you’ll have to visit the six-story bookstore—or purchase a gift card so your book lover can explore for themselves!
The Dog Store – Midtown East (10 min walk)
Don’t forget about a gift for your furry friend! The Dog Store sells high-end products like collars, leashes, shampoo, toys, treats, and apparel. That means this is the place to go for your dog’s Christmas sweater. In addition to being a pet boutique, The Dog Store also offers grooming services. If you’ve brought your pup along to stay with us in one of our pet-friendly rooms , you have the perfect place to get them groomed just a few blocks away.
Kickstand Bicycles – Midtown East (12 min walk)
Kickstand Bikes is here to serve several purposes this Small Business Saturday. Rent a bike and helmet for just $25 a day to get around Midtown East. You can also rent a bike for one or two hours at a cheaper rate if you’re looking to get some exercise. Of course, you can also buy a bicycle here if you’re looking to give the gift of transportation this holiday season. Ben, the owner, is a cycling expert who could talk about bicycles all day!
Spend this year’s Small Business Saturday in Midtown East!
With plenty of small businesses just minutes away from The Concorde Hotel New York, you can spend your Black Friday weekend in comfort while crossing off every name on your holiday shopping list. Book your stay with The Concorde Hotel New York today, and enjoy everything our boutique hotel—and our beautiful city—has to offer.