2009-11-20 / Business News

The Blue Bungalow

The Hamptons Come To Rockaway's Beach 116 Street

The Blue Bungalow is located on the neighborhood's main shopping street, at 165 Beach 116 Street. The Blue Bungalow is located on the neighborhood's main shopping street, at 165 Beach 116 Street. The Blue Bungalow, is a quaint gem of a boutique, an exciting gift shop right between the sand in our toes.

This spacious shop has two floors of home decor, beachy gifts and treats for the eye everywhere. Own ers Liz Smith-Breslin and Jeanne Jamin, both "hometown girls," tear through the markets and shows, shopping for unique and affordable gifts that all Rockawayites can enjoy. You can find Liz on a photo shoot with clients on location or on the beach creating her beach writings that are so unique to The Blue Bungalow, while Jeanne's at home painting furniture or framing a mirror or piece of artwork. This holiday season look for Blue Bungalow House Parties, or art fairs. Liz's annual Shop ping Extravaganza will be held at the Blue Bun - galow on Thursday night, December 3, from 7-11 p.m. It will be a Red Carpet event at which Blue Bungalow will introduce other great vendors from the neighborhood and where they will be offering great holiday discounts. All of this makes the store, and the services it offers, one of a kind.

The main store sells many beach-re lated decorative items. The main store sells many beach-re lated decorative items. The newest addition, The Bungalow Loft, has an at - tractive photo studio, now taking appointments for the holidays, and a fantastic selection of women's apparel and women's vintage thrift.

Liz says, "I look around and see so many beautiful things. I think I am on a vacation. It takes me a second to smile and say, this is our hometown. Thank God! Come on in!"

The staff is friendly, experienced and will assist you with the perfect gift for your loved ones. "You won't get that at the mall," she adds.

"No driving. No traffic. No gas or tolls. The Blue Bun - galow is the perfect destination for your holiday shopping."

The Blue Bungalow is open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Friday until 7 p.m.) and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Phone number: 718-318-4663. E-mail: thebluebungalow@ aol.com. "It's that neighborhood place where people say they can get lost for hours!!!" concludes Smith-Breslin.

The Children's Corner is always a popular place. The Children's Corner is always a popular place. Unique jewelry is one of the main attractions. Unique jewelry is one of the main attractions. The new photography studio has become a neighborhood place. The new photography studio has become a neighborhood place.

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