This venue is closed.
Back in 1996, when clued-in collectors Sarah Lichtman and Rachel Kueny opened this vintage emporium, Smith Street was a still-affordable retail outpost in the unknown wilds of Brooklyn. Today, nestled between bars, bistros and high-end boutiques, Astro-Turf offers an eclectic collection of furniture, housewares, and knick-knacks from the fifties, sixties, and seventies. The store specializes in colorful mod, retro, and kitsch items—think martini shakers, funky lamps, orange couches—along with the occasional treasure like an Eames or Knoll piece. Prices are reasonable compared to similar stores in Manhattan, but turnover can be quick, so take another peek if you don’t find what you want the first time. Thankfully, it's all well-organized and easy to sort through.