Newark Shops & Spa

Healing Hands Spa in Plainfield, NJ

Healing Hands Spa in Plainfield, NJ

Newark Shops & Spa

The Artisan Collective
DESCRIPTION: Check website for Wine Tasting Wednesdays and Saturday Wine Classes; 4 artists and 1 wine lover frequent the collective; Kalluah Rulz (Jae Quinlan uses copper and hardware to create custom cufflinks and literally wears her art on her sleeve with hand-painted shirts); Afrika Design Studio (Saundra Toby-Heath uses mudcloth from Mali to beautify your home with wall hangings and door knob décor; she uses beads that contribute back to African communities); Divino Enterprises (“aka Sipper’s Delight Wine Tasting Social Club”) founded by Burley Tuggle, hosts weekly wine tastings; Art is displayed on consignment and sold at wine tastings
DAYS & HOURS: Mon, Thu 12-6p; Fri 12-8p; Sat 12-8p
ADDRESS: 25 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Washington Park Station
PHONE: 973-565-0238
WEBSITE: http://the-artisan-collective.com

Dan’s Hats and Caps
DESCRIPTION: Old school style with a social network twist; hats and shoes for both men and women; a mainstay of the central business district strip; located in the hub of African American and Caribbean shops
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 33 Branford Place, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 973-623-4433
WEBSITE: http://danshatsandcaps.com

Source of Knowledge Bookstore
DESCRIPTION: Features a wealth of books by African American, Caribbean and African authors, custom-framed prints, Afrocentric cards and small unique gifts
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 9a-7p, Sun 11a-5p
ADDRESS: 867 Broad Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Penn Station
PHONE: 973-824-2556
WEBSITE: none

Glass Roots
DESCRIPTION: Once featured on Secret Millionaire TV program, it was founded in 2001 and uses the concept of controlling fire and tempering glass to train at-risk youth from ages 10 to 18 in glass works; classes and workshops are provided in glass blowing, kiln-formed glass, mosaics, flameworking, and business skills
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 10 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Washington Park Station
PHONE: 973-353-9555
WEBSITE: http://glassroots.org

Memories of Soul
DESCRIPTION: Old school record shop; specializing in R&B, Soul music and vintage memorabilia
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat Noon-7p
ADDRESS: 211 Halsey Street, Newark, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Military Park Station
PHONE: 201-463-5899
WEBSITE: coming

Word Works Christian Book Store
DESCRIPTION: Carries religious articles, posters and designer candy featuring African American themes and religious themes
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 11a-4p, Sat 11a-3p
ADDRESS: 130 Monticello Avenue, Jersey City, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: none
PHONE: 201-433-6380
WEBSITE: none

The Healing Hands Spa
DESCRIPTION: Formerly called CastleSpa, it features an expansive menu of anti-aging sensitive skin and adult acne facial treatments; also offers Algae/Seaweed Wrap; contouring body treatments and an extensive massage menu for men and women, manicures, pedicures and spa parties; each floor has a relaxation area and there is a lower level retail area to purchase premier body care products; located in the historical house in the Van Wyck Brooks section
DAYS & HOURS: Sun, Tue-Wed Noon-5p, Thu-Fri 11a-6p, Sat 9a-5p
ADDRESS: 927 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: Plainfield Station
PHONE: 908-756-3200
WEBSITE: http://thehealinghandsspa.com

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