Friday, November 26, 2010

Brooklyn's Black Friday supports Small Business

November 26 is not only the day after Thanksgiving where families have cooked laughed and stuffed their guts. It is also Black Friday which is coined "the biggest shopping day of the year"!!!

This year Shop Brooklyn has launched Brooklyn Friday to attract consumers to grab door buster deals from the largest retailers to the small business that are notable as our darling neighborhood specialty stores.

Below are three quaint stores that have received favorable press and are conveniently located near major subway lines such as #2,#3, at Brooklyn Museum or #4, or #5 trains at Franklin Ave.

About Time is a destination spot nestled in a store space with an array of strong, unique, limited quantity tee shirts and gorgeous dresses and sheek tops which has been mentioned in New York Magazine and Time Out just to name a few. Many of their tee's are limited editions with a great art work. The owners are very friendly and will assist you if you have any questions.

Breukelen Coffee House offering it's customers coffee, delightful pastries along with a DJ to hear great tunes while shopping at it's highly anticipated new pop up vintage clothing store. This coffee house made such a splash that New York Times took note. Find this great place on facebook.

Calabar Imports is more than just a little nook in Prospect Heights which recently favorable mention in this weeks Daily News shopping section and mentioned on CNN. This speciality store is a neighborhood gem because it offers unique artwork, clothing and jewelery from many areas of Africa Asia, Central and South America . Great shop to visit for a birthday gift and definitely a Christmas or Kwanzaa gift.

So if you are out and shopping definitely stop by one of theses great stores to support small businesses and grab a unique item with a door buster price.