Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Go to OTBKB for Some "Shop Local" Ideas for the Holiday Season

Check out the popular blog, Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn (OTBKB,) for some holiday shopping tips for Park Slope's two main commercial corridors. On 5th, OTBKB's holiday gift guide takes you from Flatbush to 9th, but keep your feet going deep into the teens-- as the Avenue's richness doesn't stop there! Here is a sample, starting at Flatbush. Check it out!

☆BERGEN STREET between Flatbush and Fifth

Babeland: Sex toys for women; great gifts!

Bump Brooklyn: Fashionable pregnancy wear and more.

Bergen Street Comics: Cool and sophisticated comics in a sleek atmosphere.

Ride Brooklyn: Bikes, bikes, bikes and accessories.

Bark Hot Dogs: A great place to stop when you get hungry. Great beer, too.

Eponymy: "One-of-a-kind cleverly-curated boutique–part clothing store, part gallery, part antique shop."

☆FIFTH AVENUE Bergen to St. Marks

Lulu's Cuts & Toys: Great toys including Ugly Dolls in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Schilling vintage toys.

Lulu's for Baby: Right next door to Lulu's Cuts & Toys. Gifts, clothing, strollers and more.

Visit OTBKB for more...

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