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Main Drag: The Mighty Atlantic

Mapping the new arrivals—including Brooklyn’s first Barneys—on the borough’s busiest thoroughfare.


1.The Roebling Inn
(97 Atlantic Ave.; 718-488-0400)
A craft-beer-devoted neighborhood pub from the folks behind the near-ancient Brooklyn Inn.

2. Crop to Cup Café
(139 Atlantic Ave.; 917-531-8754) A new, cooperatively run direct-trade roaster with locavorish snacks and antique furniture for sale.

3. Charlie-n-Diamond
(147 Atlantic Ave.; no phone)
Elizabeth Lind and Anna Man’s boutique just relocated beneath Man’s hair salon, Boy Luv Girl.

4. Mini Max Toys and Cuts
(152 Atlantic Ave.; 718-222-8697)
Four local moms offer haircuts for $22 a tot (less for siblings), plus toys.

5. Barneys Co-op
(194 Atlantic Ave.; 718-637-2234)
A 10,000-square-foot hulk of a store selling all the usual designers, as well as exclusive pieces from VPL, Helmut Lang, and Alexander Wang.

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