BJ’s: The Loehmann’s of Grocery Shopping

Never pay retail. That's the mantra of many a woman who grew up in New York.  For us, (OK, for mostly Jewish women of a certain age) Loehmann's was the only place to shop. There, in the racks and racks of schmattas lay untold designer treasures -- at 50-75% off retail. It was like Mecca for Jews.  Continue Reading

Shopping the Big Box Stores in Style

Tomorrow, BJ's warehouse opens in Flushing. To any of you outside of NYC, this might not seem like a big deal.  But, here in NY, land of the shoebox apartments,  big box stores are a big big deal. And groceries are really, really expensive. So the addition of a BJ's to the city is a pretty big Continue Reading