Back to School on Broadway

Chris Bernardo
By Chris Bernardo September 3, 2015 09:44 Updated

Now that we’ve reached August, Labor Day is just around the corner.  Have you prepared your children for the upcoming school year yet?  Well, what are you waiting for? We know that there are many things to consider when preparing your children for the new school year.  As your bright young students become older, there are other factors that come into play.  Not everything is about just clothing and school supplies (although they are still important). Some students are old enough that they can leave school for lunch.  Some students are old enough to have after school jobs.  Some students may need to travel at different times of the day to make it to campus.  Is there a way to meet what these students may need on Broadway? Absolutely!

Back to School on BroadwayFor school supplies, the best place for back to school deals is CVS at 29-00 Broadway.  From notebooks to project related items, you can find everything you need here.

Now even though we have no clothing exclusive stores here on Broadway, you can find footwear and outerwear for your children at Metromix Footwear at 25-15 Broadway. Metromix is a warehouse retailer that carries name brand footwear and outwear at a discounted rate, making good products more affordable.

If you are the parent of an older student, some of their needs may be different than those of today’s younger students.  As previously stated, some may be able to leave school for lunch, some may have jobs, and some may be starting college this fall.  Students at this stage require more than just school supplies.

Does your student play a team sport?  Do they need to have a physical or booster shots before returning to school? Broadway can help there as well.  There are a number of doctor’s offices that can help you with these requirements. For a full list, feel free to visit our medical services directory.

Back to School on BroadwayIf they’re starting college, they may need a car to get there.  It’s not always possible to share a vehicle if both parents work.  Your young scholar may need a vehicle of their own, and Broadway can help.  Stop by Jack Daniels Kia at 29-09 Broadway and view their collection of new and used vehicles.  They have a number of lease and purchase options available that can fit just about any budget.  You can view their current offers, and new or used vehicles on their website.

Another good thing for older students, especially if they have a job, is to have a savings and/or checking account.  It is never too early to teach your children how to save and how to be responsible with their spending habits.  It is also a good way to teach your children how to research their options and see which bank and types of accounts work best for them.  On Broadway, there are a few banks to choose from.  Among them are Chase Bank at 27-02 Broadway, Columbia Bank at 25-00 Broadway and Valley National Bank at 31-00 Broadway.

Back to School on BroadwayOne of the most important things for the majority of growing students is food.  There are many eateries on Broadway and the selection is fairly diverse.  Great Wall  at 22-11 Broadway and China Express Kitchen at 25-05 Broadway bring us Chinese cuisine.  A Family Affair at 23-17 brings us Italian, as does Mico’s Pizzeria  at 25-07 BroadwayNatural Way Café at 23-25 Broadway brings organic options to the table.  Saigon Kitchen at 30-08 Broadway brings us Vietnamese fare, while Top Bagels and Deli at 34-05 Broadway, Chicken Galore at 34-01 Broadway and Gotham City Diner at 39-10 Broadway round out American classics.  Juicy Platters at 23-16 Broadway, in a class all their own, brings a mix of cultures to the table.

For many of these establishments, you can take a look at their menus on their websites.  For a few you can even order online.  The best thing about all of these different food options is that none of them cost an astronomical amount of money for a student on a budget.  Some of these eateries have daily specials, or coupons that can be applied to an order.  Mico’s Pizza offers a very budget friendly two slices and a soda special for $4.99.  Great Wall offers lunch specials for $5.50 and each comes with a beverage and a choice of soup or eggroll.

With all of these options to help prepare your children for the upcoming school year, why wouldn’t you visit Broadway?

Chris Bernardo
By Chris Bernardo September 3, 2015 09:44 Updated