New York Attractions September 12, 2016
This Neighborhood Candy Store In New York Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again
One of my favorite things to do for you guys is to discover new restaurants that you’ve yet to visit or have maybe never even heard of. While it’s always nice to find the perfect place where you can get a delicious home cooked meal, sometimes we just need to bite into something that will please our sweet tooth. It may be easy to run into a nearby convenient store and grab a quick bar of chocolate, but this one massive candy store in New York will make you feel like a kid again.
A family owned business since 1937,
Economy Candy of New York City's Lower East Side is your sweet tooth's paradise.
Opened by the current owner's father, Jerry Cohen now keeps the family business going while running the store with his wife and son! The store started off as a typical candy store, now remaining the local neighborhood shop.
How to get here: 108 Rivington Street New York, New York 10002
Once you enter the candy shop, you'll instantly be swimming in colorful treats.
Well-known for their discount prices, you can take home all your favorite candy without breaking the bank.
With a huge variety of products in this candy shop, you won't know where to begin!
One of the reasons why this store has managed to maintain such a long history of loyal customers is that they're always providing visitors with such a huge and nostalgic variety of products.
You'll find much more than candy here! Economy Candy is known for having items that will throw you back in time.
From lunch boxes to coin banks and even comic books that you haven't seen or thought about in years, this place is truly a nostalgic gem of New York.
They even have all of your favorite childhood packs of gum!
And let's also not forget that you can find lollipops here in all different sizes.
We're not the only ones who love this massive candy store! You may even bump into a familiar face when you visit.
M&M's and gum balls in every color you could imagine, you'll be amazed when you actually step into this store.
Live too far away or just feeling too eager to enjoy some candy, you can shop their store online! They've even made things easier for you by having a section of their site where they have all of their candy stored
To view all of the various colors and treats they have,
click here to shop.
Another reason why we'll always love Economy Candy? They're the perfect place to go for when you're having a celebration and need something sweet.
On their site,
you can see both a Baby Shower/New Baby and Weddings categories where you can shop for all the celebration candy you'll ever need!
So, when can you visit Economy Candy?
Monday - 10AM to 6PM
Tuesday through Friday - 9AM to 6PM
Saturday - 10AM to 6PM
Sunday - 9AM to 6PM
To get a better look at this magical place and to meet the owner Jerry Cohen, watch this fun video put together by Evan Manners on YouTube!
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