Next up: Rye Brook, and guess what? You won’t even need to leave the Rye Ridge Shopping Center! Talk about convenient. Here it goes, our GG certified tour!
SLT: Start your day with a little sweat at the amazing SLT! As their title celebrates, SLT’s main goal is to strengthen (your core), lengthen (your limits), and tone (your body) – what more could you need in your fitness routine? Their classes include Megaformer, a “heart-pumping, muscle quivering and total body strengthening” program; the Intro to Megaformer, for those just entering the fitness world; Hardcore, for the more adventurous and advanced fitness buffs; and Private Sessions, for an “at-your-own pace workout.” With these options, it is easy to find what suits you and adjust your routine uniquely to you and your body’s needs. You absolutely have to try these amazing body-blasting classes and see the results for yourself!
Lv2bfit: Now that you’ve worked out and given your body the proper kick-start that it needs, celebrate with a little retail therapy at Lv2bfit – the best workout apparel ever! We are already obsessed. Lv2bfit is a “fashion fitness boutique specializing in active wear and couture accessories.” Their goal is to allow you to transform your workout gear into a cute outfit for coffee or cocktails – versatile to say the least. They have the best stuff, from tops to bottoms to accessories to die for, so get ready to spend some serious cash upon your next visit!
Dusty Rose: For a little more shopping, since us GGs live for it, Dusty Rose is the next spot that you have to check out. In their own words: “We clothe you for work, play, a vacation or for running around town doing errands, but when you need the perfect fitting bra, panty, or the sexiest nighty we have you covered there as well”. They offer many amazing brands including Nation LTD, Michael Stars, Vince, Blank, NYDJ, Lysse, Hanky Panky, Spanx, Calvin Klein, and many more, and as they said themselves, there is something for any occasion. Us GG’s are personally living for their nighties!!
Rye Ridge Deli: This HAS to be your go to spot for lunch in your Rye Brook visit! Looking for the best chicken salad ever? Rye Ridge Deli has it covered, as well as absolutely everything else you could ever dream of for the perfect lunch. Matzo ball soup, corned beef sandwiches, entrée sized salads, burgers, a long list of appetizers, wraps, full-size dinners, breakfast of all kinds, over-stuffed sandwiches uniquely named after every town in the area…our mouths are watering as we type. They have EVERYTHING – the best in classic deli food and many specially-customized-Rye-Ridge-Deli-certified dishes, too. You will be one with the locals when you visit, as this is everyone’s favorite spot in the area, and they even have a second location in Stamford so anyone can enjoy their delicious meals!
Fortina: Feeling like Italian? You have to try the pizza at Fortina during your Rye Brook visit! With locations also in Armonk and Stamford, Fortina is the perfect stop to quench your Italian-food thirst with everything from anti-pasti, cavatelli, fusilli, spaghetti and meatballs, tiramisu, chicken, bronzino, sandwiches, salads, and of course, our favorite, their pizza. They make it all from classic margherita to spicy meatball, prosciutto to “tenderoni” with sopressata, mozzerella, chili oil, and honey, and so many more special combinations of flavors that will make your mouth water for days. You’re going to love it here, and maybe never want to leave.
Landsberg Jewelers: We are obsessed with Landsberg jewelers, so it is obvious that we include it in our Rye Brook day of exploring. Looking at their website alone is making us go insane, and we would like one of everything please! They even have a second location in NYC, so there is no escaping their beautiful products. From bangles to earrings, necklaces to rings and beyond, every unique piece is stunning. They offer products from renowned brands and designers including Mattioli, Graziela, Amali, Roverto Demeglio, Fope, JB Star, Beverly K, I Reiss…the list goes on. For your next extravagant gift for that special someone, this is the place to go.
Hott Blow Dry and Beauty Lounge: Finally, we’ve reached the end of this Rye Brook day trip, and you’re going to need a little R+R and pampering after all this shopping, eating, and exercising, right? That’s why we’re sending you to Hott Blow Dry and Beauty Lounge! This place is amazing – Hott Blow Dry and Beauty Lounge is a L’Oreal Professional and Keratase salon, specializing in blow-dries, updos, braids, buns, ponies, extensions, makeup, and more. They will be your savior for your next upcoming event when you simply don’t have the time (or the God-given skill) to perfect your look. They can even help you and your bridal party on your wedding day or for any other occasion! Seriously, this place is perfect. We’ll see you there!