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Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store

232 Fifth Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 40.67569 -73.981268
nr. President St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-522-9848 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Baby Goods, Children's Clothing, Handbags, Pet Apparel, Pet Supplies, Shelving/Organizers
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Official Website

blueribbongeneralstore.com

Hours

Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-6pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

A, C, G at Hoyt-Schermerhorn Sts.; 2, 3, 4, 5 at Nevins St.; B, Q, R at DeKalb Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Accessories

  • Handbags

Children

  • Baby Goods
  • Children's Clothing

Home

  • Shelving/Organizers

Pets

  • Pet Apparel
  • Pet Supplies

Profile

Brooklyn resident Ann Lopatin abandoned her job in corporate retail to open this corner shop in Park Slope that evokes the feel of a country general store in Vermontóbut with an urban spin. Floor-to-ceiling shelves line three of the bright, colorful space’s walls, displaying items clustered around themes. Shoppers can expect to find pinwheel straws and candles in party supplies; bibs and piggy-bank-making kits in children’s; a shared water bottle for dogs and their owners in pets; slate cheese boards in kitchen; and Dr. Singha’s mustard bath and Cucina lotion in beauty. Books for all ages cover two long tables in the center of the storeóeverything from the Paddington Treasury to The Green Book: The Every Day Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time. More offbeat items like Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning supplies, gourmet pet food, and napkins with driving instructions for cab drivers round out the motley inventory.

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