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Annies Blue Ribbon General Store

232 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Between President & Carroll Streets
(718) 522-9848
 
Info@BlueRibbonGeneralStore.com
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Annies Blue Ribbon General Store
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Located in Brooklyn, Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store brings the charm of small town shopping to big city life; find a wide array of accessories, toys, and home items with ease and pleasure.

 

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Thousands of curious items to fill thousands of daily needs ascend the jam-packed high shelving at Annie's Blue Ribbon. A wide variety of old world games and toys; personal & necessary items such as vintage toothpastes, soaps and luxury lotions; things for the home: detergents, towels, bowls & utensils. Gifts for friends and family including man and his best friend. Books range from art to motherhood - perfect for gift giving. Annie's Blue Ribbon is a Modern day general store stocking just about everything a city dweller would need to survive creative today's living and giving "with a contemporary edge."

Written by Samantha Tate

This charming one-of-a-kind general store fulfils your urban needs in modern times. Everything in the store is a clever interpretation of something useful. Annie’s offers modern conveniences like innovative washing nuggets that dissolve when they come into contact with water. Or for your next trip, pack reusable travel towels the size of a pill - hydrate to watch it expand to full-size! For pet lovers, the Pooch Sport Bottle allows you to share your water with your pet without sharing the germs. Shelves full of these imaginative items make the Brooklyn shop fun just to browse, but with Annie’s reasonable prices, there’s no need to hold back. You might discover something you don’t even know you need.

The store is thoughtfully organized into sections to help you easily find what you want. The kitchen area is packed with the fun and functional. Practical dressing jars with pre-measured ingredient levels marked on the side help you make a perfect classic dressing without picking up a recipe book. In the beauty & bath section, you’ll find everything from the first tube of toothpaste ever made to romantic scented candles. If you are searching for the perfect gift, Annie’s is the place to find that special something. Colorful gift bags, clever cards and whimsical wrapping paper make the presentation as fun as the gift itself. The papers are nice enough to frame as artwork: wrap your next gift in a map wrap of New York!

Annie’s is a treasure chest of vintage novelty and classic toys that bring you back in time: Mattel’s original Colorforms, the Magic 8 Ball, Lincoln Logs, Silly Putty, Etch-a-Sketch and the unforgettable Hypotrochoid Art Set. For families, flip through how-to books for first-time parents and classic interactive pop-up books like Alice in Wonderland. You can also build creative goody bags for your next birthday party, choosing from a large variety of small party favors. Annie herself will create a custom birthday bag in time for your celebration.

There is always something fun to look forward to at Annie’s. And Annie is doing her part for the environment, too; bring your own shopping bag and Annie will put a tree on the wall in your honor. If you can’t make it in person, be sure to visit her online shop—a truly modern version of the traditional American general store.

Written by Sarah Burstyn
 
Last Update: 2016-11-21 14:37:37

 

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