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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Has Expanded Holiday Shopping Hours

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, located at 55 Pierrepont Street, between Henry and Hicks, has expanded its in-store shopping hours for the holiday season. They are now Tuesday through Wednesday, and Friday, noon to 4:00 PM; Thursday, noon to 7:00 PM (the store will be closed this coming Thursday, November 25, for Thanksgiving); and Saturday and […]

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Holiday Shopping at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

The holiday shopping season officially begins this Thursday, November 4 at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street, between Hicks and Henry. This from the Exchange: [T]he shop will be fully decorated for the holidays and stocked with hand-made treasures for Christmas and Hanukkah. We will stay open late on Thursdays throughout the holiday season, […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Announces New In-Store Shopping Hours

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Henry and Hicks) has announced its new schedule for in-store shopping. Starting this Thursday, September 9, the Exchange will be open six days a week, Tuesdays through Sundays, from noon to 4:00 PM. On Thursdays, there will be late shopping hours until 7:00 PM. On line shopping is […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Now Open Sundays

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange (photo), which has been open Thursdays through Saturdays as well as taking orders on line (and you may still do so) has now opened for in person shopping from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. If you shop on line, you may now pick up your purchases curbside Tuesday […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Has Expanded Hours for December

Update: During Christmas week the Exchange will be open for in-store shopping Tuesday, December 22 from noon until 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 23 from noon to 7:00 p.m., and Thursday, December 24 from noon to 2:00 p.m. The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, which offers a large selection of ornaments, cards, and gifts appropriate for Christmas or […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Plans to Re-Open Soon; Meanwhile, You Can Shop On Line

This window, at the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange earlier this year, promised better days ahead. COVID-19 forced the shop, at 55 Pierrepont Street, to close. For a time the Exchange could only take orders by phone or email. Now they are able to take orders on line; you may shop here. The Exchange hopes to be […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Taking Orders For Crafted Items; Offering Resources for Mask Making

The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange has closed its store at 55 Pierrepont Street for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, but is taking orders by phone – (718) 624-3435 – or by email – bwe@brooklyn-womens-exchange.org – for crafted items made by artisans who have consigned goods for sale at the store. There’s a more extensive list of crafters here. The Exchange […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange to Close Until March 24; Will Take Email Orders

As a precaution because of COVID-19 the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange will close its store at 55 Pierrepont Street until Tuesday, March 24. At that time, the Exchange will evaluate the situation, and may, if necessary, continue to close on a week by week basis. At all times, while the brick-and-mortar store is closed, the Exchange will gladly […]

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Brooklyn Women’s Exchange Hosts Valentine’s Craft Event for Kids Sunday

This Sunday, February 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, 55 Pierrepont Street (between Hicks and Henry) will present a Valentine’s Day craft event for kids: We’ll be making quilled designs for Valentines Day. Also known as paper filigree, quilling is a technique that turns rolled paper into intricate patterns and designs. […]

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Brooklyn Heights: Den of Spies?

It’s fairly well known that Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, the Soviet spy who was caught, convicted, and later exchanged for U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, lived in the Heights, specifically at 252 Fulton Street, near Clark Street, a building later demolished to make way for the Cadman Plaza apartment towers. The story is told here by […]

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