66 Avenue A, 212-358-1126
Selling used CDs usually means having a High Fidelity moment of your very own: Clerks either snicker at your taste or haggle you down to the point where you should have saved the subway fare. Etherea is an exception. While this isn’t the place to unload your Manilow collection (the staff leans more toward the contemporary), these guys are friendly, and most important, they will pay well for your cast-offs—often upwards of $6 per disc.
Best Used-CD Marketplace
From the 2003 Best of New York issue of New York Magazine
So what exactly does “best” mean in a city with thousands of pizza joints, hundreds of celebrity masseuses, and museum-worthy concept shops on every corner? Well, in the case of this, our annual “Best of New York” roundup, there’s a heavy emphasis on what’s new or what has somehow remained virtually unheard of (until now, of course).