• Greenlight bookstore New york
  • In 2009, the Fort Greene Association took a poll of the neighborhood asking what types of retail options residents thought were most needed in their community. The response was an overwhelming consensus: a bookstore. Serendipitously, Rebecca Fitting and Jessica Stockton Bagnulo had just formed a business partnership to open an independent bookstore and been awarded the funds to do it. The FGA contacted the two women, and Greenlight Bookstore was… More info
    686 Fulton St, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Feliz New york
  • Feliz is a little bit of this, a little bit of that – and it works. Owner Genevieve Platt, a resident of Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood for nearly a decade, prides herself in her knowledge of the diverse community and its funky aesthetic. Trained as a textile and interior designer at the Rhode Island School of Design, Platt uses her artistic eye to find items that are beautiful, functional, and handmade. Whether you need to find a gift for… More info
    185 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11205
  • Brooklyn flea New york
  • Founded in 2008 by Jonathan Butler and Eric Demby, Brooklyn Flea has already become one of the most beloved fixtures on the NYC weekend activity roster. Part of its popularity comes from the fact that Brooklyn Flea is an antidote to boring shopping that takes place year-round: from April through Thanksgiving the event is held in Fort Greene (Saturdays) and Williamsburg (Sundays). During the winter months, the action relocates to the Williamsburg… More info
    176 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Gnarly vines New york
  • Studying abroad in France instilled a deep love for wine in Brian Robinson, and his passion has flowered into Gnarly Vines, a wine shop in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Robinson and his staff believe in the broad spectrum of wines and spirits, and carry a global selection that ranges from well-known regions to obscure and up-and-coming sources. The majority of the wines come from small producers that use sustainable practices, and… More info
    350 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11205
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