Stewart’s News, Events and Insights


South Boonville and Queensbury are Hosting Grand Opening Celebrations this Friday, Oct. 18th!

West Glens Falls and Boonville shop exterior

Here we GROW again! Stewart’s Shops has invested $50 million to rebuild 13 new shops and build 4 new shops in 2019.  Our newest shops are in South Boonville and Queensbury. These shops are part of our continuous commitment to meet our growing customer needs; offering a wider variety of food and beverage options, and…
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Stewart’s Shops Partners with American Dairy Association North East and Local Dairy Farms to Offer Fresh Dairy Smoothies to Local Students

Farm to School event group picture

October is National Farm to School Month In celebration of National Farm to School Month, Saratoga Springs High School distributed smoothies made with local New York State milk and yogurt to students during breakfast. Saratoga Springs School District Receives New Blender The school recently received a new smoothie blender donated through a collaborative effort between…
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Stewart’s Shops is the “Sweet Spot” and the “Gettin’ Place”, according to Adirondack Life Magazine

Adirondack Mountains Making Your Life Easier

If you live in upstate New York or Southern Vermont, you are familiar with Stewart’s Shops. In some areas, like the Adirondacks, there are no grocery stores within 40 miles and many consider Stewart’s their grocery store, town diner, coffee shop, ice cream shop, and meeting place. In the six-million acre Adirondack Park, there are…
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Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family Help to Bring Albany a New Community Center

IPH ribbon cutting

Two years ago, IPH (Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless) broke ground on this project at 315-317 Sheridan Avenue in Albany. The goal was to transform two aging buildings into highly productive community centers. Through donations, grants, and tax credits, IPH raised nearly $10 million, including the Stewart’s Shops/Dake Family gifts, allowing an expanded project scope….
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Congratulations to our District Manager of the Quarter!

Left: Senior District Manager, Carrie Danquer Right: District Manager of the Quarter, Samantha Swatling

Congratulations to Samantha Swatling, pictured on the right next to Senior District Manager Carrie Danquer, for being named the District Manager of the Quarter. Samantha has been with Stewart’s for 7 years. She oversees 12 shops throughout central New York. She has consistently been keeping a good balance within her district while growing her staff….
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Kindness is Contagious, Especially when Ice Cream is Involved!

Troy Stewart's Shop donates ice cream to Homework Club in Troy

During the last pint ice cream sale, Eddie Bell, Stewart’s Shop Manager of the shop on Congress Street, encouraged customers to ‘Buy a Pint of ice cream and Give a Pint’. This initiative was an effort to support REACT, which stands for the Resident Empowered Action Council of Troy, a city-wide resident organization for all…
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Stewart’s Shops Truck Rodeo for Road Safety

Stewart's Truck Driver with his family and the text we are closer to you

They drive over 3 million miles a year combined, safety is very important to Stewart’s drivers. We recently put those safety skills in the spotlight during our annual truck rodeo, held in the SPAC parking lot. It’s a friendly competition, but Stewart’s CDL drivers are graded – including a written exam, an inspection, and driving…
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Thank you for Celebrating National Coffee Day with Us!

Coffee being poured at Stewart's Shops

Thank you for celebrating National Coffee Day with Us! Over 102,510 coffees were given away for free from 12pm until close on Sunday, September 29th! This included any size hot, iced or cold brew coffee in any flavor, including french vanilla, hazelnut, richer roast, blueberry crumble and our seasonal pumpkin coffee. Stewart’s Shops is your…
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Stewart’s Shops is Proud to Partner with Coffee with a Cop

Schenectady Police Dept at Stewart's Shops for Coffee with a Cop

National Coffee with a Cop Day grew out of the casual coffee conversations that started in 2011 in Southern California between local law enforcement and its residents. Today, small communities and their local police departments celebrate National Coffee with a Cop Day on October 2nd. What is Coffee with a Cop? Coffee with a Cop…
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