White Plains Unique Retail Finds

White Plains (WP) has lots of Department/individual retail stores, restaurants, exercise stores, bakeries,  nurseries, groceries, travel agents, tattoo shops, delis, nail & hair salons/spas but here is a listing of unique shops:


  • Thomsoms’s Art & Frame at thomsonsartcenter.com
  •  ArtsWestchester (Gallery/Shop, Individual Artist Gallery/Sales & Special sales)
  •  Target has craft/art supplies
  •  Muse Paintbar (84 Mamaroneck Ave)


  • Sam Ash Music Store at samashmusic.com
  •  D Z Strad Violin Shop at stradny.com
  • Steinway Piano Galleries: The Westchester, pianos


  • CVS Photo (452 Mamaroneck Ave): Kodak digital machines & scanners to touch up individual pictures to get prints right in store.


  • Bead Everything (175 E Post Rd) (sell beads and everything to make products with beads)
  • Westchester Trains & Hobbies at Westchester-trains.com
  • GainAGirl Boutique at gainagirl.com: Resale of American Girl Dolls
  • Alter Native at Galleria (Native American items)
  • White Plains Hospital Gift Shop sells hand made knit goods as well as jewelry.
  • Franklin Clock Shop: WP Mall, Repairing, restoration and selling of clocks including grandfather and vintage clocks
  • Newbury Comics: The Westchester, records, comics and collectibles
  • Rock Shop: The Westchester, rocks, minerals and jewelry


  • Sewing Machines at White Plains Mall, Singer Machines
  • Colonial Needle at colonialneedle.com (74 Westmoreland) Needles/needle work
  • Jasco Fabrics 25 Macy Ave (jascofabrics.com, 914 563-2960) Organic/Natural high end fabrics

Shoe/leather Repair:

  • Chillemi Shoe Repair (WP Mall)


  • Pedigree Ski Shop and 44 Board: Besides apparel this shop sells skis; snow boards.
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods: Fishing gear, Bullard equipment; darts.

Free Stuff:

  • TILI Shed: used items left by those who wish to donate items (furniture, frames, children’s toys & books, housewares, sports equipment and other  odds and ends) to then be available to those who wish to take them. Seasonal April to Oct. at Gedney Way Recycling Center Wed. 2-4pm and Sat 12-2.

Please note that this listing is not an endorsement of each store having only shopped in some. See the many reviews online and visit websites before shopping.