CitiFloral’s Involvement in the Yorkville Community Extends to Notary Services

CitiFloral has learned that involvement in our Yorkville community can some sometimes take on unpredictable dimensions. Jeff Gaster has been a Notary Public for decades. But, this was largely unknown. Word has gotten around–and places like UPS and Chase Bank that used to offer notary services have been referring Jeff to people in need of . . . → Read More: CitiFloral’s Involvement in the Yorkville Community Extends to Notary Services

Review – Thank You Citifloral

A few months back I contacted CitiFloral in hopes of receiving a Floral donation for the annual P.R.I.D.E. Brunch at the Legendary SOB’s (Sounds of Brazil) located 200 Varick St. in NYC, and to my surprise they agreed… I was extremely impressed by not only the professionalism but the follow up leading to the actual . . . → Read More: Review – Thank You Citifloral

Facebook Reviews

We love our Facebook friends and it appears they love us right back! Have you seen our CitiFloral reviews. Things like: “Simply the best! You can’t find a better floral shop in NYC!” and “I love it that they are always bringing flowers into the shop that you can’t buy anywhere else.”

Vote for us for the Chase Mission Main Street Grant

We have been entered into the running for a Mission Main Street GrantsĀ®. 20 small businesses are being awarded $100,000 each. Chase bank has been doing this since 2009 and we are a part of it for the first time. If you are a small business owner with less than 100 employees and have . . . → Read More: Vote for us for the Chase Mission Main Street Grant

Celebrating Fathers Day and Pinterest

We have just joined the rest of the world in Pinterest. Being focused all day on flowers and combinations of flowers we still love to look through what people post on Pinterest. We decided to add our own arrangements. You can see our pins here.

But Pinterest is so much more. It is a . . . → Read More: Celebrating Fathers Day and Pinterest

Gene Burdge

Some 27 years ago, CitiFloral had its genesis in the minds of Gene Burdge and Jeff Gaster. They decided to pair their talents and open a flower shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, they created a literal Little Shop of Flowers in a storefront on York Avenue that had seen its better days . . . → Read More: Gene Burdge

Remembering John Gray

Pre-Script, April 16, 2011, by Jeff Gaster:

One year ago today, the gentlle, kind soul of John Gray passed from the Earth bound for Heaven. We still miss him dearly.


John Gray was CitiFloral’s bookkeeper for 17 years. He was a fundamental part of the business, which grew from infancy to an established florist . . . → Read More: Remembering John Gray

Tropical Garden–Reminder of Ira Golden

Tropical Garden from New York City Florist CitiFloral

If you look at our websites, you will see an arrangement called Tropical Garden, which I made for Ira Golden for this 65th birthday. Ira took the picture himself. He was an accomplished photographer who took pictures for a wonderful article about CitiFloral in Teleflora’s Flowers & . . . → Read More: Tropical Garden–Reminder of Ira Golden