Carroll's serving Staten Island for 65 years.
Carroll's Florist humbly began as a farmers exchange, a fruit and vegetable stand in 1949.
Being a family owned business, the Cannizzaro family never spent holiday dinners
together. Someone always had to be on location and available for customers.
After enough holidays spent apart, Charlie's mother Carolina
decided that she wanted to have the entire family spend Christmas dinner together.
They left a display of Christmas blankets to buy, and a cigar box to leave payment.
After dinner, they returned to the store to find that money in the cigar box matched
the number of blankets missing.
The Cannizzaro Family had finally enjoyed Christmas family together, and so began Carroll's Florist history.