by Dylan Taft
on Monday, April 15th, 2013 at 10:23am.
There is no shortage of great shops and restaurants in New Paltz NY! This bustling Hudson Valley town is thriving thanks to its popularity among visiting New Yorkers, and the location of one of the best State Schools in New York, S.U.N.Y. New Paltz. However if you’re in New Paltz one shopping destination that should definitely be on your “to-do” list is the Water Street Market! This indoor, European-inspired market boasts no fewer than 20 boutiques, shops, galleries, and cafes – each one unique - for visitors to enjoy. Being an indoor shopping center, the Water Street Market is open for business in any type of weather – and because it’s located just off of the Wallkill Rail Trail and Main Street New Paltz, you can ride a bike, walk, or stop by as you stroll around the Village proper.
A Wide Array of Shops & Boutiques in New Paltz NY
The Water Street Market in New Paltz NY has a wide array of shops, boutiques, and services. Antique lovers should definitely stop in at the Antiques Barn – which is comprised of a network of over 26 local antique vendors, guaranteeing new and interesting antiques nearly every day! Have a sweet tooth? Check out Moxie Cupcakes. This gourmet cupcake vendor bakes fresh cupcakes every morning using quality organic ingredients, from the local (like NY State maple syrup) to the exotic (like Madagascar bourbon vanilla beans). And what complements sweets better than a nice glass of wine? Visit the Jar’d Wine Pub for a delicious glass of wine, beer, or tasty tapas! That’s not all! The Water Street Market is home to art galleries, clothing boutiques, a gourmet cheese vendor, a coffee shop, a sculpture garden, massage therapists, and much more!
An Active Member of the New Paltz NY Community
New Paltz’s Water Street Market is also a very proactive member of the New Paltz community. It is the home to the Free Bike Lending program (just see Walter in the Antiques Barn!) A staple of any community center, public chess tables, are present for anyone to use, and the Free Lending Library where you can borrow (and donate!) books for free! The Water Street Market plays host to some great public events, like the upcoming Hudson Valley Chalk Festival. So if you’re visiting New Paltz NY, visit the Water Street Market for an amazing variety of local vendors. For all things related to New Paltz NY real estate, work with Taft Street Realty! - PS - You can walk to the Water Street Market via the Wallkill Rail Trail from Taft Street’s latest home for sale 198 Old Kingston Rd. New Paltz NY!