3 Best Places to Shop in Ditmas Park and Midwood, New York City

Brooklyn ARTery

Fodor's choice
Jewelry, T-shirts, home decor items, Brooklyn-made artisanal foods like candy from Liddabit Sweets and Mike’s Hot Honey, health and beauty products, and much more: this well-stocked gift shop specializes in handmade and reclaimed merchandise made locally and at sustainable cooperatives from around the world.

Collyer’s Mansion

Brooklyn Heights Fodor's choice
Although this housewares shop is named for New York’s infamous hoarder brothers, it’s actually a thoughtful selection of beautiful textiles, glassware, lighting, and jewelry designed by a mix of local and international artists. The Japanese bath products—Binchotan charcoal soaps and masks, and Yoshii towels made with raw cotton—are especially popular.

Here's a Book Store

On the southern edge of Midwood, this independent bookstore has stood its ground for more than 40 years. Packed with used and new books from the floor to the tin-roof ceiling, it stocks more than 3,000 classic titles, as well as sizable sections for art, children's books, paperback best sellers, and Jewish-interest topics. From Ditmas Park, it's a 10-minute ride from Cortelyou Road on the Coney Island Avenue bus B68 to Avenue P.
1964 Coney Island Ave., Brooklyn, NY, 11223, USA
718-645–6675
Shopping Details
Rate Includes: Closed Thurs.–Sat.

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