Happy Labor Day from us to you! Parkleigh will be closed today so that our staff can soak up some end of summer sun ☀️ we’ll be back tomorrow during our normal store hours. #parkleigh #rochesterny #laborday #weekend #shopsmall #local
Shared: September 2, 2019
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Maker Scarlett Markham is actually a former Parkleigh employee! She developed her line, Flour Pail Kids while working here. We thought our customers would be as amused by it as we are by Scarlett. Her quirky sense of humor mixes nostalgic icons with the edge of today to inspire her work. What could be more full of Rochester spirit than a tiny Genny Beer pin? Her Rochester icon t-shirts are also a stand out among others around town. When Scarlett isn’t designing or doing...Read rest of Chalk
It started with just a few cards. Cordel Cordaro’s whimsical birds on greeting cards literally flew out of our MacKenzie-Childs store. Customers started talking about having his art in their homes and seeing it out in the community. We even heard touching stories about his commissioned work and the heartfelt thought that went into creating special art for Rochestarians. We realized we had a good fit on our hands and starting carrying his prints, ornaments, originals and...Read rest of Chalk
What happens when you make a dessert syrup with delicious locally roasted coffee and organic cane sugar? Pure two ingredient magic, that’s what!! Tina Clark’s Sweet and Cute Coffee Syrup was love at first bite for our staff and our customers. We wanted to know how this gourmet goodie came about and what other genius ideas were in Tina’s foodie future. Daniel asked her to share what’s brewing with us and got the scoop.
What inspired you to get into business?
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Meet Venita D'Angelo. Her company, Light Essentials, is our longest running YEA competition winner. Each year winners from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy are given a limited time to sell at Parkleigh. Her candles were such a hit we continue to sell them years after the original contract. We even had her create a signature scent Parkleigh candle. With profits going toward college, and a bright future ahead, we asked her to share how she’s achieving her success.
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We love getting our shipments from BlueQ. As well as being full of fun stuff you like to buy, they offer jokes, tips, and tiny treasures like these. What are these? Tiny art pieces from their Art and Assembly Department.
This department is led by staff with and without disabilities and has been with BlueQ for 25 years!!
Bravo, BlueQ for being such an inclusive employer and for sharing the love with us.