This is your sign to visit The Shops at the Oculus!
If you haven’t explored The Shops at the Oculus, then you need to get down there right now. Seriously – run, don’t walk. Grab all your fall essentials at the amazing transit hub in the architectural masterpiece that is the Oculus. And with all the incredible restaurants, entertainment and events you can explore whilst you’re there, you’re guaranteed to have a great day out!
Conveniently located within the buzzing Oculus transportation hub, The Shops at the Oculus is a destination in itself. Bringing together retail, culture and community all in one gorgeous campus. For locals wanting everything under one roof, to travellers looking for their next New York City experience – a trip to The Shops at the Oculus will never disappoint.
Pick up the new season’s staples at & Other Stories and H&M. Or head over to Aesop and stock up on skincare for that back-to-work glow. You can even get your fall workout routine in check with gym gear from Under Armor. And this October, you’ll also be able to enjoy a series of epic pop-up activations on site too!
Check out the colorful beer garden where you can enjoy a refreshing drink or two any day of the week (Monday-Wednesday from 12pm-9pm, Thursday-Sunday from 12pm-10pm until October 31). Browse the wide range of craft beers and local brews on offer, from Coney Island Mermaid Ale to Brooklyn Lager – there’s something for everyone. And, if you’re feeling peckish you can enjoy some tasty bites with your drink. Freshly cooked jumbo pretzel, anyone?
Meanwhile, if you venture out onto the Oculus Plaza on Tuesdays between 8am to 5pm you’ll find that the GrowNYC Greenmarket has returned! It’s green, it’s wholesome and it’s much more exciting than your average grocery store. There, you can pick up fresh, quality fruit, veggies and produce for the week ahead, and support local farmers at the same time.
Consider yourself a foodie? Then you won’t want to miss Eataly’s vibrant dining destination, La Pizza & La Pasta A Colori. Find the space transformed by a vibrant multicolored installation inspired by the sunrises of Torino, where Eataly was founded, as well as the beautiful New York City. Feast your eyes on the kaleidoscopic canopy as you tuck into a menu centered around the colorful hues of Italian cuisine. Indulge in everything from mouth-watering risotto made with black squid ink to Neopolitan pizza sprinkled with fresh seasonal produce. To round it all off, sip on a spectrum of vibrant cocktails infused with both Italian and American spirits!
With pop-ups like these, who could resist a trip to The Shops at the Oculus? Enjoy some autumn retail therapy, tuck into great food and wash it all down with a cold beer!