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Five Towns: Open for Business

If you need to go out, these places are open and have stuff to buy.

Although you should really stay home, if you need to run out for something, several businesses throughout the Five Towns are open.

They include: 

  • In N Out
  • Town Gourmet
  • Broadway near Everett businesses 
  • King Kullen shopping center 
  • Foodtown shopping center
  • Duane Reade
  • Bagelo
  • New York Sports Club
  • Southwest Fitness
  • Pugatch Realty
  • Friendlier
  • Xaga Sushi
  • Key Food
  • Pantano's
  • Ay Caramba
  • Trader Joe's
  • Cheese Store (no power — non-perishable items for sale only)
  • Chateau Coffee Shop
  • Gourmet Glatt shopping center (not all stores are open)
  • Bridie O's 
  • Jerusalem Pizza
  • Sunflower Cafe
  • Crawford's Coffee Bar
  • CVS Pharmacy (Cedarhurst)
  • Chen's Chinese Kitchen
  • Woodmere Farm Fruit
  • Tamburino's
  • Burnside Deli
  • Dunkin' Donuts (Cedarhurst)
  • Jerry's Bagels
  • Atlantic Beach Bagel and Deli
  • Dunkin' Donuts (Hewlett)
  • Capital One
  • Da Nicola
  • Subway (Hewlett)
  • Legaacy
  • Mother Kelly's
  • Woodmere Express
  • Life Clubs
  • Chabad of the Five Towns (The center has become a center for storm recovery, serving the Five Towns and Far Rockaway and surrounding areas.)
  • Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library
  • Peninsula Public Library (We will be open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. We are closed on Sunday and Monday for Veteran's Day. We are forgiving fines due to Sandy. We will not be charging for items damaged due to Sandy.)

A note from New York Sports Clubs:

ALL NYSC members are granted Passport Privileges

Until we get back on our feet, all NYSC members have privileges to use any club, at any time, at no additional cost. 

Our doors are open to help anyone impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

All of our clubs are opening their doors to Hurricane Sandy victims allowing full use of our facilities. If you need to take a hot shower, charge your cell phone, or recharge your body with a stress-melting workout, our club is your club. Tell a friend. All we ask is that non-members bring a towel. In the wake of the storm, we’re committed to providing a safe workout environment for all of our members. We appreciate your patience while we restore our facilities to working order.

A note from the JCC of the Greater Five Towns:

We at your JCC of the Greater Five Towns are very concerned for the well-being of all our community members, especially those who are still without electricity and heat. Please join us at 207 Grove Avenue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to warm up, charge your phones and have a cup of coffee. In addition, if you are having difficulty coping with the storm and its aftermath, we have trained, caring social workers available to help you. We provide assistance with FEMA applications and can help you navigate the other benefits and entitlements related to the storm. If you need non-perishable foods from our Kosher Food Pantry, please let us know by calling 516-569-6733, or stop in to our office at 207 Grove Avenue, Cedarhurst.

A note from Life Clubs:

Dear Members & Guests,

With the cold temperature drop, and impending storm Life Clubs is providing services at 100%. Life Clubs is opening its doors to the entire community for showers, steam, workouts and classes for NO COST. Life Clubs is fully operational, warm and dry. Members and guests are enjoying the facilities during this difficult time. Life is located at 235 Mill Street, Lawrence 516.239.4343

This list will be expanded as people tell us what's open.

Do you know of any stores that are definitely open? Post them in the comments below.

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Stephen J. Bronner October 31, 2012 at 06:55 PM
Open today: Broadway near Everett businesses, King Kullen shopping center, Foodtown shopping center, Duane Reade (Broadway)
melissa gates November 01, 2012 at 03:16 PM
My kids are asking about Starbucks...of course we have hot coffee here but whatever...
Stephen J. Bronner November 01, 2012 at 03:17 PM
I remember seeing the lights on there but I don't know for sure if they are open.
Stephen J. Bronner November 01, 2012 at 03:34 PM
From Donna Prisyon Galinsky, on Facebook: Bagelo, NYSC, Southwest Fitness, Pugatch Realty.
Felicia Ruditz Slavin November 01, 2012 at 03:47 PM
Friendliers, Xaga Sushi (and I believe most businesses in that strip), Key Food. Confirmed still closed - Costco in Lawrence, Burger King, most of the businesses on Rockaway
SL November 02, 2012 at 03:28 AM
The Chateau Coffee Shop at the Woodmere Train Station re-opened on Thursday for breakfast and lunch!
Rhonda Romanelli November 02, 2012 at 01:51 PM
No milk at Foodtown this morning...they're expecting a truck soon.
Dominick72 November 02, 2012 at 09:37 PM
Chens Chinese Kitchen, Woodmere Farm Fruit store both open.
Rhonda Romanelli November 03, 2012 at 02:17 PM
Gas stations with gas? Around 5Towns! Anyone ...
Stephen J. Bronner November 03, 2012 at 04:04 PM
Haven't seen any. Rockaway Turnpike for the most part has no power, and the Peninsula stations are out.
melissa gates November 03, 2012 at 06:15 PM
Jerry's Bagels with a limited menu...all yummy stuff though!!!
Rhonda Romanelli November 03, 2012 at 06:16 PM
Sunoco in Valley stream on Rockaway avenue right off Peninsula was open earlier...line all the way down Munro Blvd to Gibson RR station.
Rachel November 03, 2012 at 06:47 PM
Someone just told me that the Sunoco on Mill and Peninsula just got but beware- she says it's a madhouse with people parked in the street waiting and lines down the block.
Stephen J. Bronner November 03, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Both Sunoco on Peninsula and Gulf on Rockaway Turnpike were open just now, with humongous lines. The line at Gulf went down West Broadway to Oxford and down to Peninsula.
paul shanab November 04, 2012 at 11:52 AM
Atlaintic beach bagel and delli 1961 Park st Atlantic Beach ny 11509 is opern for none perishable items for sale open from 10 to 3 everyday we ice and fire wood also
Bojames November 04, 2012 at 01:56 PM
List of open places a great service to us all. THANKS
Stephen J. Bronner November 04, 2012 at 02:10 PM
Our pleasure. Let's get through this together.
Stephen J. Bronner November 04, 2012 at 02:11 PM
Hey Paul, how is Atlantic Beach holding up? Hopefully, one of my reporters will visit today.
Pam November 04, 2012 at 02:26 PM
Is Costco on Rockaway T[ke open today?
Felicia Ruditz Slavin November 04, 2012 at 02:46 PM
Dunkin Donuts in Hewlett open too. Drivers Ed at Haftr operating at least for lectures today (none of the cars which are brought in from Staten Island were there). Think that Capital One in Hewlett, Da Nicola, Subway have all reopened as of yesterday at least. There are some other businesses in that strip open, too. Car accident this morning at the traffic light not working intersection of Woodmere Boulevard and Central Avenue. Also, gates were stuck down for the railroad at least in Woodmere and Cedarhurst and I had to drive through very carefully.
Stephen J. Bronner November 04, 2012 at 03:23 PM
As far as I know, Rockaway Turnpike has no power.
Michelle I. Jaeger November 04, 2012 at 05:06 PM
Starbucks on Rockaway Turnpike and Hewlett.
Brigitte November 04, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Capital One bank in Hewlett is closed. I heard the one in Elmont is open though. Does anyone know when Life Gym will be open? Or if it is open yet.
Michael November 05, 2012 at 05:27 AM
For dental emergencies, until you can get to your dentist, call east coast endodontics in Hewlett 516 593 0000. They will do their best to help you. In Hewlett across from the fourth precinct on broadway... Heat,coffee and snacks, and dental care as needed.
DeZdji325@yahoo.com November 05, 2012 at 10:42 PM
Is Rockaway Dry Cleaners open???
DMC813 November 05, 2012 at 11:19 PM
Does anyone know what is happening with Lawrence High School? Are they taking students to other schools? Thanks!
Allison Howe November 06, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Kulanu is offering a socialization session for kids with disabilities from 4 to 6 today. It's $15 per child.

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