551 South Transit Street
Lockport, NY 14094
Phone: (716) 434-4411
Fax: (716) 434-9649
This cute little pink house, located along busy Transit Road, is full of unique accessories and gift items. They carry a large selection of dresses, sweaters, tops, jewelry, handbags, hats, scarves, watches and vests, along with bridal and wine accessories. In clothing, you can choose from items, like sequined ruffle tops and one-should tops. They also carry handbags for both day and evening and jewelry includes everything from faux pearl necklaces to Luu bead bracelets. NY International style is the perfect place to shop for a special gift, either for a friend or for yourself. - Christine A. Smyczynski
Step back in time at Amazing Grace, a unique shop that carries nostalgic snack items, many of them which have been around over 100 years. Enjoy amazing snacks like popcorn balls, candy taffy kisses, red licorice, and butter crunch toffee, along with classic beverages, like red cream soda and white birch beer. This shop was the idea of two sisters who noticed how people really enjoyed talking about "the good old days." Even the product labels depict life during simpler times, as well as some of the labels featuring images of the sister's family members. - Christine A. Smyczynski
Located in the picturesque village of Newfane just a few miles from the Lake Ontario shore, this unique, 2,000-square-foot gift shop is housed in a century-old building that still has some of the original shelves and fixtures. It features handcrafted items made by local artisans, including paintings, photography, books, jams and jellies from locally grown berries, pet items, chocolate, pottery, furniture, glassware, and more. Special events, including art demonstrations, book signings and more take place several times throughout the year. They also offer classes, from floral arranging to yoga. It is located near the wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail. – Christine A. Smyczynski
This 1,400-square-foot deli and gift shop specializes in items imported from Eastern Europe, with many goods from Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Bulgaria. Many of the customers who frequent this shop are of direct European descent and find many foods here that they enjoyed in the "old country." You'll find chocolates and cookies, as well as coffees, teas, sodas and imported beers. They have a deli with fresh meats distributed by European companies, along with breads, cheeses, sausages and more. The owners, who are both of Ukrainian descent, travel to New York City about once a month to make purchases to restock the store. - Christine A. Smyczynski
Feel-Rite is a local health food chain that features a large selection of organic foods, fresh organic produce, supplements, vitamins, natural bath and beauty items, books on nutrition and much more. If Feel-Rite doesn't carry a health product, it probably doesn't exist. The Transit Road and Maple Road locations also have a juice bar and deli that features many vegetarian items. Stop by and check out Feel-Rite if you are looking for a healthier way of life. -Christine a. Smyczynski
This gourmet bakery, which was established in 1987, has several trained pastry chefs on staff and has won several awards at the Taste of Williamsville. Products include cakes, cheesecakes, pies, cookies, breakfast items, and more. Need a cake for a special occasion? They make them for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, showers, and holiday parties. Need a unique hostess gift? Get a basket or tray of cookies from Dessert Deli and you’ll be the hit of the party. Entertainment desserts, individual desserts, cupcakes, and brownies are also available. Their EOP (Easy on the Pocket) line of desserts keeps the budget-conscious indulger in line.Christine A. Smyczynski
Since it opened in the early 1990s, Paths, Peaks, and Paddles has grown to be one of New York State’s largest shops specializing in outdoor items. They like to refer to themselves as The Candy Store for Outdoor People. The friendly and helpful staff really knows their stuff and all of them are NYS licensed guides. Products they carry include backpacking equipment, tents, and sleeping bags, along with kayaks and canoes, and in the winter, snowshoes. In addition they offer a variety of lessons, like learning to snowshoe or kayak. They offer hiking and backpacking tours, along with canoeing and kayaking excursions. They also teach classes in wilderness first aid, CPR, how to use a GPS, and more. Something broken? They do repairs for canoes and kayaks, tents, sleeping bags and camp stoves. -Christine A. Smyczynski
This locally owned Christian bookstore features a variety of religious articles and a large selection of bibles, including large print bibles, kid’s bibles, compact bibles, and even electronic bibles. Benders also has a variety of books with topics like bible studies, Christian living, prayers, reference books, and books on tape. Music lovers will be pleased to find CDs that contain worship music, Christian rock, and contemporary Christian music. DVDs for adults, teens, and kids, along with Christian video games, a welcome alternative to some of the violent games available in secular stores, are also available. To round off the list, church supplies, including resources for religious education instructors, hymnals, communion supplies, and choir music will make sure all of your needs are met. -Christine A. Smyczynski
Eastern Hills Mall has a wide variety of stores so you can find the perfect item, whether it's a perfectly fitted outfit or a gift for a friend. There are jewelery stores, clothing boutiques, shoe stores, specialty stores as well as restaurants. This shopping center is sure to impress.
This family-owned Christian supply store has been in business since 1977. Items they carry include religion-themed books, including Bibles and inspirational books, Christian music and videos for both adults and children, like the popular Veggie Tales videos. They also carry church supplies, like candles and communion supplies. Life Resources also has a nice selection of cards for special occasions like first communion and confirmation, to everyday cards, like birthday cards or sympathy cards. They also have a great selection of gifts like photo albums, statues, jewelry, plaques for baptisms, first communion, confirmation, weddings and other special events. -Christine A. Smyczynski
This family-owned toy store is stocked with a variety of toys that will spark imaginative play, such as toy soldiers, puzzles, and board games. One thing you won't find here are video games, as the shop's owners want to encourage creative play. The shop is also jam-packed with an ever-expanding collection of over 10,000 models of cars, trucks, planes, fire engines, tractors and construction vehicles. In fact, they have the world's largest selection of construction vehicle models, including bulldozers, cranes, backhoes, and dump trucks. Each year, they host the International Model Construction and Truck Show. - Christine A. Smyczynski
Whether you're looking for sporting goods, home apparel, clothing or shoes, Boulevard Mall has it all. After a day of shopping, head to one of the many restaurants, including T.G.I Friday's and Johnny Rockets. Boulevard Mall also hosts events, such as sales.