Made in Brooklyn all over Atlantic Avenue

As you walk down Atlantic Avenue take the opportunity to partake in Brooklyn’s finest craftsmanship when it comes to food, drink, home wears, clothes, and art!

Other Half Brewery Beers at St. Gambrinus Beer Shoppe | via Danny S. on Yelp

Other Half Brewing Beers at St. Gambrinus Beer Shoppe | via Danny S. on Yelp

St. Gambrinus Beer Shoppe (533 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217) always has a great selection of American and Imported beers on tap but they do make an effort to highlight local beers such as the Other Half Brewing Company and Sixpoint Brewery.

A cold chocolate drink and a box of chocolates from Nunu Chocolates | via Jane M. on Yelp

A cold chocolate drink and a box of chocolates from Nunu Chocolates | via Jane M. on Yelp

NuNu Chocolates (529 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY  11217) has become famous for its chocolates that are made right here on Atlantic and shipped all around the world. Come taste what everyone is raving about and get hot or cold chocolate drink – depending on the season!

A Kimera Design bridal gown | via Kimera Design

A Kimera Design bridal gown | via Kimera Design

Kimera Design (366 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217) has been designing and making custom bridal gowns and bridal party dresses for over 15 years and has made hundreds of brides happy. Her ready-to-wear casual collection is also available in the store to bring home an unforgettable piece of Brooklyn design.

The beautiful table of crafts at The Primary Essentials | via The Primary Essentials

The beautiful table of crafts at The Primary Essentials | via The Primary Essentials

The Primary Essentials‘ (372 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217) collection reads like a list of the who’s who of up-and-coming Brooklyn-based and other fine American craftspeople. Just inquire at any time and you’ll be surprised by how many fine goods are created right here in Kings County, New York.

 

Manufacture Pascal bags at Steven Alan | via Steven Alan Blog

Manufacture Pascal bags at the Steven Alan women’s clothing store | via the Steven Alan Blog

You’ll find amazing local designers at the Steven Alan‘s women’s clothing store (347 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY  11217) such as Manufacture Pascal‘s bags. With such a great eye for local design you’ll just have to check out Steven Alan’s three other stores on this block: Steven Alan Optical (83 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn, NY  11217); Steven Alan Men’s (349 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217); and Steven Alan Home (373 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY  11217).

Breuckelen Distilling at Free Range Wine & Spirits | Photo Jack C. via Yelp

Breuckelen Distilling at Free Range Wine & Spirits | Photo Jack C. via Yelp

Free Range Wine & Spirits (329 Atlantic Avenue) is a great source of Made In Brooklyn spirits such as Breuckelen DistillingVan Brunt StillhouseKings County DistillingUncouth VermouthIndustry City DistillersGreenhook GinsmithsNY DistillingCacao Preito, and Jack from Brooklyn! Wow, Brooklynites like to make liquors as much as they like to drink them! When you come to Free Range, make sure to ask to taste these fabulous libations – the owner usually has a bottle or two open to oblige the thirsty and curious.

 

Acorn Toy Shop

Acorn Toy Shop (323 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY  11201) is well known among Brooklyn parents as the go to place for traditional wooden and pre-digital toys that kids love. A little known fact however is that Acorn’s owner is an artist herself and subtly curates the walls of the store with Brooklyn-made art. Take a look and pick up something for your home in addition to the toy for your special little girl or guy.

Heights Chateau | Image via bottleshopper.com

Heights Chateau | Image via bottleshopper.com

You’ll want to set aside some time for Heights Chateau (123 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11201) with several Brooklyn-made spirits. Just like Brooklyn, the majority of the wines and spirits come from around the world. Check out their website for their latest tastings, which occur many days each week.

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