Save Gas...Visit Eight Antiques Shops in the Village of Plantsville Connecticut Cost conscious collectors spend less on gasoline by visiting towns with multiple antique shops such as Plantsville, Connecticut.
News-Antique.com - May 24,2008 - With gas prices climbing to over $4.00 a gallon, many people are reluctant to drive around antiquing. The solution......finding towns which specialize in antique shops such as the historic village of Plantsville located in Central Connecticut just off Interstate 84. Plantsville boasts eight popular antique stores and a sensational eatery called the Kess Café which is attracting diners from all over Connecticut.
The secret is out, if you want to leave your car conveniently parked and stroll from shop to shop, than Plantsville, Connecticut is a great way to get out and about without putting on too many miles. Two large multi- dealer antique emporiums, The Plantsville General Store Antique Center and The Plantsville Station Antique Center and six specialty shops offer visitors a huge variety of collectibles, antiques and furniture to select from.
According to author, C. Dianne Zweig (Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s) who showcases her kitchen collectibles at “Kitsch-n-Stuff” (part of The Plantsville General Store), customers are delighted to spend an afternoon in Plantsville lunching and antiquing and generally remark that the trip was well worth it because the prices are affordable.
Elaine Maloney, the longtime owner of The Plantsville General Store Antique Center explains that in the last few weeks she is seeing many mothers and daughters coming into her 5000 square foot store in search of vintage jewelry and accessories for Prom night, And they have come to the right place, staff member Pam Currie says because the store is chock full of costume and estate jewelry all the time.
Other items which are very desirable right now are garden and porch collectibles and furniture. At the Plantsville General Store Antique Center, you will find so many terrific deals on retro patio furniture, beverage sets, antique wicker, planters, tools, architectural items, benches, bird cages, floral textiles, books about gardening and herbs etc.
Elaine and David Maloney and their fine dealers are always buying quality glassware, china, silver, pottery, textiles, serving ware. The Plantsville General Store Antique Center has long been established as an excellent source for engagement and wedding gifts or collectors in search of their special treasure.
Elaine’s advice to cost conscious shoppers and drivers... is to relax...come to Plantsville and you will find everything you need this Spring and Summer. Whether you are after inside décor, outside accessories, vintage jewelry and clothing or your favorite collectibles and antiques...Plantsville, Connecticut is the place that has it all!