Comfort Inn Brooklyn - Downtown
279 Butler Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 855-9600
Fax: (347) 436-1953
279 Butler Street, Brooklyn, NY, US, 11217
- Phone: (718) 855-9600
- Fax: (347) 436-1953
Since 1983 Retrofret Vintage Guitars has been serving musicians and collectors both locally and worldwide from their shop in historic downtown Brooklyn. Retrofret specializes in vintage instruments and fine used guitars, banjos, mandolins, resonator instruments, basses, ukuleles, lap steels and tube amps. Shop in a relaxed and private atmosphere.
Are you an avid cyclist? Are you looking around for a place that will cater to your beloved bicycle? There is a haven out there for you guys; it's called 718 Cyclery. This shop offers a range of bicycles and all the accessories and parts required for repair and maintenance. They also offer a 'Do It Yourself Bench', where you can work on your two-wheeler under expert guidance. If you are a newbie, worry not! Their friendly team will cater to your needs. If you are in the city and need a space to park your bike, leave it in the safe hands of 718 Cyclery. Let them remove the glitches in your bike, hop on and enjoy a smooth ride.
Film Biz Recycling is an interesting initiative with a cause. This store features items from film and television sets that are more often than not thrown away as trash. They collect these items and segregate as retail, reuse or donate. Walk down aisles of designer clothes, jewelry and shoes, furniture and home decor, e-waste, books, toys and other knickknacks, and take home a great purchase. In addition, they have tie-ups with local charities and recycling centers.
Spice up your pickles from Brooklyn Brine Company. The freshly prepared pickles are a local favorite and come in delightful variations and interesting mixes. Try the hard-to-find hops pickle or whiskey sour or take home a jar of Spicy Garlic Dill Wax Beans. The pickles go well with most recipes, making it a good idea to stock some in your refrigerator.
A. Cheng is an eclectic women's boutique in the Brooklyn. The simple but stylish designs fill this tiny Brooklyn clothing store. There are uncomplicated fashions ranging from shirts to dresses to slacks. A-line skirts might feature a side slit or two, or several practical pockets that could hold coins or keys. Luckily, prices fit with the neighborhood and are as no-nonsense as the clothing.
The Betty Bakery is a joint venture by wedding cake experts Cheryl Kleinman and Ellen Baumwoll. The bakery is a homage to the teacher, Betty Von Nostrand, who familiarized the experts to the craft. Apart from that the name gave a homely feel to the place. Cupcakes, fruit pastries, Cinnamon Challah Twists, to name a few, are favorites and Valrhona Chocolate Cakes, rustic plum pie are to die for. Of course, the signature wedding cakes will still be baked, but you can also look out for rich, creamy, chocolaty puddings, and tapioca. You can also place orders for cakes and pastries to take along on a holiday.
Flirt is for all you lovely women who love to have fun and are conscious about fashion. The shop is known for their distinct and selective mix of clothing and accessories. You will find a lot of local designer labels as well. The staff at Flirt is passionate and lively, and are eager to show you all the exquisite things they have in the store. Flirt is also famous for their custom skirts and you can design your own skirt! At Flirt, you will find gorgeous and affordable stuff, so come and flirt your way.
Neatly organized according to the period they date back to, the clothes at Guvnor's are an absolute treat for all lovers of vintage. This thrift store stocks reasonably priced items for men and women, and there are limited options for children as well. The leather jackets and dresses from the '50s are probably the most popular items.
Cog & Pearl is one of those stores that stands out from the rest and definitely isn't your usual run of the mill home store. All the goods in this place are totally handmade by local artists. The stuff on sale includes jewelry, personal and home accessories, apparel, fine art as well as books, cards and occasionally something that you just have to have.
With regular jeans, t-shirts, shirts, accessories, bags, laptop cases and pouches all emblazoned with native borough affinity; Brooklyn Industries is known for creating stuff in small batches, so every design is a limited edition. Well known for its messenger bags and t-shirts, they also have furniture made by local company, Scrapile. So if you want something at the beginning of the season, go there early to ensure you get what you want.
Butter always sticks to their classic garments, that can be worn at any time and anywhere. These include loose fitting blouses and slacks in basic colors like gray, black, brown and white. The clothes are unassuming and you will certainly not find any jazzy colors, designs, patterns and styles. They also have swim suits, sweater, dresses, jackets, jeans, shoes etc. Do not be disappointed with just the size displayed, they display only one size the rest are kept in stock and you will find what you are looking for. The fashionable sea of neutrals is where you can never go wrong.
Grumpy Bert is a shop and gallery located in the heart of Brooklyn. As opposed to its name, the owner Bert ensures friendly service. On sale are contemporary artwork, plush toys, books, magazines, signature merchandise and home accessories like mugs, pillows and lamps. A selection from their artsy collection makes for great gifts, or purchase a gift card if you’re spoiled for choice. They also organize weekly workshops, exhibitions and art events that are popular among patrons.