El Rodeo: Western Wear, Uptown

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© 2014 Will Bradford

On 116th street in Spanish Harlem, El Rodeo has all of the most stylish Western wear for men, women and children. Inside their colorful store, you’ll find a variety of unique items that reflect the beauty and tradition of Mexican culture. They sell boots, Wrangler cowboy cut jeans, sombreros, shirts and accessories. Established in 1994 by the Herrera family, this year marks their store’s 20th anniversary.

Delicious Treats At Bryant Park’s Winter Village

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© 2014 Will Bradford

Winter Village at Bryant Park is full of delicious things now that it’s open for the holiday season. Woops!, one of the holiday vendors, has macarons and cookies for every personality. A friendly staffer named Andros took the time to share with me some of their most popular macaron flavors which include Nutella, Pistachio and Caramel Fleur de Sel.

At Economy Candy, Everything’s Sweet For Halloween

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© 2014 Will Bradford

Located in New York’s trendy Lower East Side neighborhood, Economy Candy is a family-owned business established since 1937.  It’s a piece of vintage New York still going strong. They have delicious sweets of every kind at a great price. When you walk into the store, you’re surrounded by candy piled to the ceiling. You feel like a kid again!