Wednesday, February 12, 2014


Love is in the air, as they say. And that means it's time - really time - to wrap up that Valentine's Day shopping. Friday will be here before you know it. And if you're doing last-minute shopping, no one needs to know Maria Luisa Boutique and ML by Maria Luisa (Gifts & Accessories) are waiting for you with thoughtful, stylish and fun gifts ideal for anyone you're shopping for. It might be a scarf for your mom, luxurious lotion for your sister, something for your daughter, a quirky toy or desk accessory for your son or even a new lamp for your significant other.
Or maybe you're shopping for yourself- anything from a new necklace to an entire new outfit for a special night out. We've got plenty of options, and our team members are ready to offer all the help and advice you might need. And if you want to make things easy for anyone that might be shopping for YOU, feel free to, um, forward this email by "accident" or print it out and just happen to leave it on the ol' kitchen table. Just sayin'... HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

Sunday, February 2, 2014


Maria Luisa Whittingham would be the first to say it wasn't about her, but we want you to join us in saying congratulations again to Maria on her recent award, presented Jan. 17 at the Nyack Seaport. Maria was honored, along with Leadership Rockland and The Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center, Inc. in Spring Valley,
during Nyack College's 2104 Social Justice Day luncheon. The event, which featured a moving dramatic presentation by Mark Judelson and a special recognition of The. Hon. Donovan Richards, Jr., New York City Councilman (who attended Nyack College), recognized those whose efforts carry on the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In presenting her award, Earl Miller, executive director for community relations of Nyack College & Alliance Theological Seminary, noted that Maria is a "boutique owner whose second business is helping her community and the world." We agree.

Saturday, February 1, 2014

“Love, Loss, and What I Wore”

A BENEFIT FOR RIVERTOWN FILM > Wednesday, February 5 – at Elmwood Playhouse > Dessert and Wine at 7:30, Performance at 8:00 WEAR YOUR MARIA LUISA outfit and be recognized with a 'shout out' > > Rivertown Film and our Cultural Partner Elmwood > Playhouse bring you an evening of outstanding > theater; a special benefit performance of a play by > three-time Academy Award nominee Nora Ephron > (Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in > Seattle) and her sister, about women’s > relationships and their wardrobes. > > “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is a hilarious > collage of experiences that women share in their > lives, and a feel good play celebrating women of > different ages, backgrounds and ethnicities. > Wonderfully different and uniquely staged, this play > offers men insightful belly laughs about the > opposite sex…and is a perfect evening out for a > group of women friends who have and continue to > share insights about each other’s lives. > > The critically acclaimed Ephron brilliantly uses > recollections of What They Wore to trigger memories > and share what clothes say when we are trying to > find our identity through them. Funny, powerful, > sweet & saucy; goes right to your heart and soul! It > won the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical > Experience, which is exactly what you can expect at > this Elmwood Playhouse performance benefiting > Rivertown Film. This performance will sell out so > reserve now for a memorable evening, and thanks too > for supporting Rivertown Film. > > Tickets are $30. Seating is limited so order in advance > HERE. > > DidierWebAvida > > Dessert from Patisserie Didier Dumas & wine courtesy > of Avida Wine Bar at 7:30; play begins at 8 PM. >