The printed 2015 Myrtle Avenue Shopping & Dining Guide hit stores today. Please pick up your copy at any Myrtle Avenue business, or on Small Business Saturday, 11/29 at Citibank’s ‘Shop Small’ table. The handy guide is just in time to help navigate stores during the busy holiday gift buying season.
The new 12-page guide features listings of over 160 primarily small businesses located along Myrtle Avenue, along with their addresses and cross streets and phone numbers.
The front cover of this year’s guide features photos from the interior of many Myrtle Avenue businesses, a glimpse of the wonderful products and services contained within.
A rendering of the upcoming Myrtle Avenue Pedestrian Plaza is on the back cover, the upcoming 25,000sf new public space which is expected to be completed in late 2015. Along with the rendering is a map of the Plaza area, which of course includes businesses in the area which which are open for business, all throughout the Plaza construction.
The business listings in the 2015 guide represent the rich and wide diversity of enterprises along the Avenue, from much loved old and new cafes and restaurants; to the local hardware store; to the popular dance and yoga studio as well as jiu jitsu studio; to beauty salons and barbers, to bike shops and clothing stores.
The guide also includes a 2-paneled ‘Meet the Merchants’ section featuring a representative few of the small business owners that make our Myrtle Avenue district special and unique, a 2-paneled map, complete with arrows to local subway and bus lines and Citibike stations and a list of local jaunts and destinations, including Fort Greene Park and the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument, the former homes of author Richard Wright and poet and editor Walt Whitman.
Pick up a copy of the 2015 Myrtle Avenue Shopping & Dining Guide starting TODAY. In addition to Myrtle Avenue stores, guides will also be available to pick-up at the Brooklyn Tourism Center, BLDG 92, BAM and Fort Greene SNAP.