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Know Your Side Street

Dumbo’s been resurgent for years, but only recently has Jay Street become its most interesting artery.


Map by Chris Dent  

1. Choice Market
108 Jay St. (718-797-1695)
The newly opened outpost of the Clinton Hill café has a large beer selection and tasty prepared foods.

2. Egg by Susan Lazar
72 Jay St. (718-422-7811)
Lazar’s pop-up shop for dapper tots became permanent last fall.

3. The White Gown
69 Jay St. (718-222-4696)
Brides spend hours trying on gowns at this no-pressure, no-rush bridal shop.

4. Trunk
68 Jay St. (718-522-6488)
A local design collective featuring flouncy dresses from Mel en Stel and leather bags by Corrente.

5. Cha Cha’s House of Ill Repute
68 Jay St., Ste. 312 (212-420-7450)
Studded fedoras and feathered headpieces from New Orleans–inspired milliner Dina “Cha Cha” Pisani.

6. Emily Thompson Flowers
57 Jay St. (323-896-1494)
Sculptor turned florist Thompson stuffs her tiny studio with sculptures, stained glass, and wild, ferny bouquets.

7. Aviva Stanoff Design Studio
25 Jay St. (718-422-1262)
Best known for her botanical-print pillows, Stanoff also sells collectible glassware, bedding, and photo albums.

8. Brooklyn Eagle Claw
25 Jay St., Ste. 203 (718-858-5037)
What 8-year-old aspiring black belt wouldn’t want to train at a kung fu studio called Brooklyn Eagle Claw?

9. Priviledged
14 Jay St. (718-797-0464)
The two-week-old boutique is currently showing some great spring jackets and gauzy skirts.


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