Brooklyn Shops & Galleries

SOLA Sidewalk Soiree, Brooklyn

SOLA Sidewalk Soiree held annually in Brooklyn; (c) SoulOfAmerica

Brooklyn Shops & Galleries

Brooklyn, NY

Clinton Hill Simply Art & Framing Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Their specialty is African-American, Caribbean, Latin American original artwork and prints; also well known for their art collector quality framing
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 11a-7p
ADDRESS: 583 Myrtle Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: G line
PHONE: 718-857-0074
WEBSITE: none

Carol’s Daughter
DESCRIPTION: The Heritage store for this popular bath and body boutique in the Fort Greene district; the concept was developed by Lisa Price
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-8p, Sun 11a-6p
ADDRESS: 1 South Elliott Place MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: G line
PHONE: 718-596-1862
WEBSITE: http://www.carolsdaughter.com

Clinton Hill Art Gallery
DESCRIPTION: An upscale gallery of original paintings and vases from national recognized and emerging artists from the African Diaspora
DAYS & HOURS: Thu-Fri 4p-8p, Sat 3p-9p, Sun 1p-3p
ADDRESS: 154 Vanderbilt Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: G line
PHONE: 718-852-0227
WEBSITE: none

Lewis Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Quality work from up and coming artists; framing, seriographs and prints should also keep bargain hunters content; the gallery sponsors an African American Art Expo each year
DAYS & HOURS: Wed 11a-6p, Thu-Sat 11a-7p, Sun Noon-5p
ADDRESS: 411 Lewis Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: C line
PHONE: 718-624-8372
WEBSITE: none

A&B Bookstores
DESCRIPTION: Look no further for African American fiction novels
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 9:30a-7p
ADDRESS: 223 Duffield Street MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: 2, 3 lines
PHONE: 718-783-7808
WEBSITE: none

Cris Creations
DESCRIPTION: Custom tailored African and African American garments for men, women and children
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 11a-7:30p, Sun Noon-6p
ADDRESS: 645 Vanderbilt Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: B, Q, 2, 3 lines
PHONE: 718-783-6420
WEBSITE: none

ShopTalk and Art Gallery
DESCRIPTION: Artist gallery with studio space that houses Brooklyn Young Filmmakers workshops; emphasize urban art styles that include graffiti art, pop art, experimental art, book art, multimedia shows and traditional paintings
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 5p-9p, Sat-Sun 11a-11p
ADDRESS: 35 Lafayette Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: A, C, 2, 3, 4, 5 lines
PHONE: 718-498-5330
WEBSITE: none

The General Greene
DESCRIPTION: a grocery and organic restaurant emphasis on local produce reservations required small parties of only 6-8
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 8a-11p, Sat 9a-11p, Sun 9a-10p
ADDRESS: 229 Dekalb Avenue MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: G line
PHONE: 718-222-1510
WEBSITE: http://www.thegeneralgreene.com

Courtney Washington Fashion Studio
DESCRIPTION: high end ladies boutique one of several national locations
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 11a-7p, Sat 11a-8p, Sun 11a-6p
ADDRESS: 674 Fulton Street MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: A, C lines
PHONE: 718-852-6899
WEBSITE: http://www.courtneywashingtonstore.com

B2 Gear
DESCRIPTION: clothing boutique run by high school students as part of their business lab classes; super trendy, but a good way to support youth entrepreneurs
DAYS & HOURS: Daily 1p-8p
ADDRESS: 777 Fulton Street MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: A, C lines
PHONE: 718-643-1860
WEBSITE: none

Moshood
DESCRIPTION: A Nigerian clothing store that augments traditional African clothing with urban American style
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-8p, Sun Noon-7p
ADDRESS: 698 Fulton Street MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: A, C lines
PHONE: 718-243-9433
WEBSITE: http://shop.afrikanspirit.com

Habana Outpost
DESCRIPTION: An outdoor market that runs on Saturdays and Sundays from Noon to 8pm; it also hosts seasonal movie screenings; it has franchises in SoHo Manhattan and Malibu, CA
DAYS & HOURS: Mon, Wed-Sun 12p-12a
ADDRESS: 757 Fulton Street, Suite A MAP
RAPID TRANSIT: C, G lines
PHONE: 718-858-9500
WEBSITE: http://www.cafehabana.com

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