• Babeland New york
  • Babeland may be the first adult store in which you feel comfortable. Why? It's actually adult, as in mature. The store stocks everything from condoms and lubes to exotic motorized devices and good old whips and chains, but the best part is you’ll be more likely to buy than to snicker. Babeland has ingeniously replaced the inflatable novelties and creepy clerks at most adult stores with practical tools and a staff of friendly, knowledgeable… More info
    462 Bergen St, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Brooklyn charm New york
  • Basking in the glow of Etsy superstardom, former Artists & Fleas vendor Tracie Howarth sought a way to surpass her success as an online supplier of jewelry and charm-making materials. So in March 2010 Howarth—a jewelry designer herself—opened Brooklyn Charm, a brick-and-mortar complement to her Etsy venture, Epoch Beads. Now, just off bustling Bedford Avenue sits a veritable toy box of beads, stones, metal trinkets and chains waiting to be… More info
    145 Bedford Ave Entrance on N 9th St, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11211
  • Pink olive New york
  • Some people are great gift givers, seeming to always know what will be greeted with a genuine smile. It’s a gift to the rest of us when one of these people opens a store. Pink Olive in the East Village near Tompkins Square and in Park Slope, Brooklyn, carries great gift options for babies, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and other giving celebrations. Owner Grace Kang is one of these great-gift-giving people and opened Pink Olive in 2007 after… More info
    167 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Stewart/stand New york
  • Walking through Stewart/Stand is kind of like walking through the gift shop of a design museum. But only kind of. The difference is that, instead of a museum in the more typical sense, the museum that this shop belongs to is the City of New York itself. Putting their fingers on the pulse of NYC style, the owners of Stewart/Stand have filled their shelves with highly-unique and highly-functional design objects. Sleek and durable, yet also… More info
    141 Front St, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Superhero supply company New york
  • The Superhero Supply Company may carry masks and tights, but don't call it a costume shop. As New York City's premier outlet for anti-gravity, truth serum, periscope binoculars and wall-climbing suction cups, the volunteer staff takes their work very seriously—even requiring all customers to recite the Vow of Heroism, in which one pledges to use their purchases for good, not evil. "That's how we weed out the super villains," said Scott Seeley… More info
    372 5th Ave, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11215
  • Papillionaire  New york
  • Founded in 2009 by an Australian family, today Papillionaire spans the globe, bringing European-inspired bicycles to savvy city commuters from Melbourne to New York. The Brooklyn headquarters, located in Red Hook, doubles as a fully-functioning bike shop and a showroom for the four classic styles designed and manufactured in a variety of colors by the Aussie company. Each vintage Dutch style option strikes the balance between urban chic and… More info
    390 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY 11231
  • Pilgrim surf + supply New york
  • Some people may be surprised to see a surf shop in the middle of the concrete jungle of Brooklyn, but it turns out that Pilgrim Surf + Supply has found their niche in what is a surprisingly large urban surf culture. Owner Chris Gentile is a visual artist, art professor and avid surfer who opened the space in 2012 to offer the best of what’s available in the surf market, tailored to the needs New York City surfers. The shop houses an impressive… More info
    68 North 3rd St, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11211
  • 718 cyclery New york
  • Joe Nocella was stuck in an unending cycle of desks and computer screens working as an architect in fast-paced New York City. One day his bike was stolen, and when he decided to build a replacement himself, 718 Cyclery was created along with it. The spacious bike shop, located in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, caters to everyone from bike enthusiasts to novices. Nocella stocks the store with standard riding gear, but the true… More info
    254 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11215
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