Monday, February 20, 2012

A Shop of Shoppes

Several months ago, Bridget Williams and a number of friends she made throughout the years opened The Shoppes on Main Complex in Stroudsburg, PA in order to offer high end crafts, arts, and other similar items to those who traverse along the town’s main street. In the short time since its beginnings, it has become haven for sole proprietor businesses like Scarlet Ice Jewels, RJ and DJ, Ladies’ Flo, Beaded by Hannah, Photography by Stephanie, and more. There is a wide variety visual delights to admire and to purchase while enjoying the welcoming atmosphere of the establishment.

However, Saturday February 18th proved to be a special reason to come visit the Shoppes. A Reception featuring the artists whose works presently resides in their galleries was held inviting art lovers to experience the creative endeavors while enjoying conversations with some of the artists while partaking of the beverages and morsels offered freely to all. The variety of the work reflected and complimented the overall ambiance of the Shoppes and included works by Clavertis Miller of the Miller Fine Arts Gallery, Brigida Persia, James Chesnick, Nancy Martinez, and many more. It was an enjoyable time and is certainly a venue to visit repeatedly. You’ll find more photographs taken during the day at the Shoppes on Main 2012 Gallery at

The Shoppes on Main offers over 20 unique stores and kiosks presenting a variety of jewelry, apparel, accessories, chocolates, embroidered gifts, new age products, and more We have stores under one roof. An additional vintage and collectible shop called Wildrick's World of Treasures is scheduled to open Thursday March 1st. The Shoppes’ Art Gallery welcomes area artists to display their work with art receptions held once per month. You may learn more about The Shoppes on Main by visiting their Facebook page at

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