Comfort Inn Sunset Park / Park Slope
353 38th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone: (718) 369-7171
Fax: (718) 369-7178
Found Object is a collaborative effort by brother-sister duo Salvo Stoch and Juditha Sakinofsky. It showcases beautiful accessories, bags, jewelry, home decor and scarves that accentuate your attire, making you stand out from the crowds. Their studio combines artwork and textiles from across continents to bring out a novel style and design that has its own appeal. Drop by to browse through their selection.
If you are looking to shop for home decor and furniture, then the Ikea superstore is the right place for you. Located on the Beard Street in Brooklyn, this franchise of the famous furniture store chain offers a range of well-crafted wardrobes, double beds, sofa sets, office tables and much more. With a number of options in furniture you are bound to be spoiled for choice. This is where the expert staff comes in handy as they guide you in choosing the best products that suits your budget and taste. Watch out for special offers as Ikea is known for offering huge discounts on some excellent products. Apart from providing products, the store also assists in delivering and assembling the furniture at a small price. Visit their website for more information.
Union Market aims to be the kind of grocery store at which everyone from the neighborhood will be able to meet their needs. The store on Seventh Avenue is one of their ventures, which aims to cater to the needs of Brooklyn's Park Slope. This store, with its emphasis on sustainability, stocks organic products of the highest quality. The food is locally grown, and you can bet it is 100 percent fresh.
This place is a shopper's delight. You get to shop for almost everything your shopping bag could possibly accommodate. From clothes to shoes to jewelery, 4 Play BK has all of it in store. Check out their Brooklyn T-shirts which are a good gifting option or choose from a range of Paul Frank accessories like belts, wallets and slippers or even try on a pair of flared jeans from Big star or even a Marilyn Monroe-esque halter dress. They have plenty for all age groups and sizes. Friendly sales people and affordable prices make for the icing on the cake.
Park Slope has gone decidedly upscale in the recent past, and its future looks to be even more so. Of course, with gentrification comes services for the gentry. Socio-economic conditions aside, there's much to love about Otto's selection of silk and cotton underwear, pajamas and bathrobes. Perfect lounge wear for a brownstone. Also available here are garments, jewelry, bags and other accessories. All of the clothes stocked here come with personal touches of Annette Englander. Do glance through their website to have a look at some of their collections on display.
If you're a proud patriot of the pie you should visit the Four & Twenty Blackbirds, located on the 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn. Dedicated entirely to pies of different kinds, this precious bakery dishes out some of the most delicious pies in the city. Choose from a wide range of seasonal pies made with great care which is evident from its gorgeous presentation. A meal here is sure to be life-changing! Drop by asap!
Melt Kraft acts as a restaurant and shop selling the cheese of Valley Shepherd Creamery, which is located in Long Valley, New Jersey. It is also popular for its variety of grilled sandwiches and draft beer. The menu features items like Shepherd Classic sandwich packed with three kinds of gourmet cheeses, and Goat Crème sandwich, a blend of onions pickled with balsamic, smoked salmon, watercress and goat cream. It also has a special sandwich for kids with Brioche or Yellow Cheddar cheese. Other snacks include Roast Chicken Breast and Roasted Fennel with Tomato Soup, along with beer such as Dogfish Head Aprihop, Empire White Aphro and McKenzie's Hard Cider.
Erie Basin is an upscale antique shop, that is the place to go to if you are looking for early 19th and 20th century antiques which include jewelry and objects with contemporary stylistic and cultural relevance. The store has an eclectic collection of artifacts ranging from early 19th century Neoclassical Furniture to Egyptian revival jewelry and American folk art. Do check out the online collection which has very attractive trinkets ranging from 'Mary Preston Earrings' to a sombre 'Garnet Mourning pin'. The shop is definitely worth visiting, if not to buy something, then at least to browse through what it has to offer. Call ahead for appointment.
Baked is a cheerful and pleasant dessert and coffee shop and is the place to go to for heavenly baked goodies. The heavenly aroma of freshly baked goodies is sure to lure you and make you want to devour these delicious treats on display. This charming bakery also offers coffee, tea, iced tea and fresh juices along with soups, salads and sandwiches for those looking for a light meal. All their brownies, cookies, muffins, scones, cupcakes and other offerings can be ordered through their site. Baked gift sets make an interesting option to pamper your loved ones. So what are you waiting for? A pack of marshmallows or chocolate chip cookies is just a click away!
Even superheroes have needs. Luckily, the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. can fulfill those needs with its assortment of utility belts, invisibility sprays, canned chaos, leotards, and wall-scaling suction cups. Need a new cape? Try out a selection on the testing platform and let the wind whip through your cape until you find the perfect fit. Superheroes out of work can register with the sidekick placement services or find help to deal with an arch-nemesis. In fact, everyone who shops at this store is truly a superhero, as the Superhero Supply Co. is a front for a creative writing tutoring program, 826NYC, started by Dave Eggers. Each purchase is followed by a recitation of the vow of heroism when customers promise to use their superpowers for good, as all money spent at this store assuredly does.
Parkway Flower Shop is an old flower shop, that has been catering to the people of Brooklyn for more than 75 years. This roadside store looks just like any other florist shop from outside, but once you step in, you are hit by an abundance of color and fragrance. The flower baskets and bouquets are set up systematically according to the occasion that they serve. Find flower arrangements for almost very occasion; be it anniversary baskets, new baby baskets, get well flowers and seasonal collections. Gift a special someone with a clear glass vase of red roses and orchids and show how much you care. A decent place to check out if you need a quick-fix-gift for someone during a visit to New York.
A humble grocery store, Caputo’s Fine Foods is a favorite Brooklyners. Specializing in selling the best of Italian produce, they are well-known for their fresh mozzarella and handmade pasta. Located on Court Street, they stock everything, that you will ever need to cook up a decadent Italian meal. Olives, parmesan, pastas, cured meat, fresh ricotta et al are classic finds. Open till 6:30p, they sell items that are imported straight from Italy, along with goodies, that are made freshly on-site.