If you love music especially vintage vinyl records, Princeton Record Exchange is the place to go. It's a veritable treasure trove of new (but mostly used) CDs and vinyl. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and can help you find any obscure album you may be searching for. Be sure to browse through their budget section, for forgotten favorites.
The Brooklyn Strategists prides itself in its expansive collection of games, including a generous number of rare board games. But The Brooklyn Strategist is no ordinary game store. It is a unique space where anyone interested can, for a nominal fee, play any of the games available. They promote interactive and strategic games, those that challenge our cognitive capabilities. The staff, well-versed in the rules of various games, are avid players themselves and are more than willing to assist people. Even if you don't have a partner to play with, they'd be happy to play or to find a suitable partner for you. The store is often host to a number of game nights and other related events.
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.
Unassuming from the outside, Cigar Emporium is a nostalgic cigar lounge on the inside. Its decor features vintage chandeliers, charming accents and a wall clock on the carved tile wall. Guests can select from an array of branded hand-rolled cigars from luxury labels like Alec Bradley, Jamie Garcia, Gurkha, Casa Magna, Ashton and San Cristobal. Also on offer are paraphernalia like humidors, hookah, tobacco and lighters, as well as instructions and other services. Their television sets broadcast live sporting action through the year and hosts private barbecues and parties as well.
Shoes in all shapes and sizes for the entire family can be found at Soula. Puma, Adidas, Dr. Martens, Converse and Birkenstock are just some of the brands that line the racks. For comfortable shoes that also look great, drop by this store.
Old is truly gold. All the items at Yesterday's News might be old, but they sure haven’t lost their shine. Browse through the passel of old silverware, furniture and jewelry and you might find a treasure here. You need a lot of patience, as the store isn't very well organized. Giving a home-feel, you can spend hours here just picking and shifting through it all.
Debbie Fisher's collection is more of subtle creativity than loud, make-a-statement pieces. Drawing inspiration from museum art, the jewelry is crafted using gold, silver, precious stones, moonstones, and the like. Necklaces, anklets, delicate earrings, rings, all complete with glittering stones and intricate patterns form a majority of the merchandise. Candles, slippers, personal accessories, and other paraphernalia are also on display. A must-visit for those who know their jewelry. Call ahead for timings.
If you're looking for excellent customer service and a friendly staff during your hunt for great wines, then Mission Fine Wines is probably one the best you will come across. Located in Staten Island, this fantastic store offers you a variety of wines. The place stocks several wines from vineyards around the globe including quintessential wines of Bordeaux, Tuscany, Spain and Australia. The store deals mainly in online deliveries and is a great place to order a large cache of wines from. The "1961 Chateau Mouton Rothschild" is worth your money.
Located in the Bridgewater Commons, Vera Bradley offers a wide array of products- travel bags and accessories, beautiful handbags and much more. Apart from this, they house a good collection of gifting items and jewelry.
Dandelion is a local jewelry store that offers a wide range of handcrafted and unique designer jewelry. From engagement rings to wedding bands, earrings, bangles, bracelets and necklaces, find all your jewelry requirements fulfilled at Dandelion.