New Yorkers may remember the shine-infused, city-wide shopping mall in the borough of Queens.
But if you’re a resident of the boroughs Bronx, Staten Island and Brooklyn, the mall has disappeared from your streets.
Instead, you can now shop at one of dozens of retail outlets in the metropolitan area, including some of the largest chains in the country.
This is where you can find high-end fashion, high-tech, luxury goods, electronics and even food and beverages.
Here are a few tips to help you find a place that will suit your shopping needs.