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Israeli Media Network Claims Ricky’s Protests Boost Sales

According to a West Bank-based Israeli media network, protests against Ricky’s sale of West Bank-made products have been a boon for the store and for Ahava, the manufacturer. A Brooklyn-based group trying to convince locals to boycott Israeli-made Dead Sea skin care products has managed to promote the region and boost the company’s business […]

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Another Ricky’s Boycott Protest on Montague St.

Approximately 20 activists protested Ricky’s yesterday evening on Montague Street, some waving Palestine flags, and holding signs encouraging boycott of an Israeli-made cosmetics company called Ahava whose products are  carried by the store. Video after the jump.

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Ricky’s Costume Superstore Moving In

With 83 more days until Halloween, Ricky’s Costume Superstore plastered signage into the vacant ex-Jennifer Convertibles space at 121 Montague Street. The shop will be temporary for the Halloween season, offering an extensive selection of costumes, wigs, makeup, and scary accessories. Perhaps the seasonal store will spark a permanent business to take the empty space?

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Protest at Ricky’s Draws Attention

The Brooklyn Paper reports on a protest by members of anti-war group Code Pink at Ricky’s on Montague Street Friday: Brooklyn Paper: The centuries-old Middle East conflict turned into a bizarre form of mud-slinging on quiet Montague Street on Friday when protesters demanded that the Ricky’s cosmetics shop stop selling a dirt-based cosmetic that, apparently, […]

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Report: Old Heights Books Spot Soon to be Ricky’s Halloween Store

BHB contributor/author/Brooklyn Heights resident/Celine Dion’s #1 fan/Vanilla Ice expert Chuck Taylor dispatched this missive to us tonight: I noticed on the way home today that the Heights Books space is being prepped for a new opening and asked the workers what was coming. They told me that Ricky’s next door is opening a temp Halloween […]

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Ricky’s Move to Nabe is Historic

The New York Sun has a great piece in today's edition about the opening of Ricky's NYC on Montague Street: New York Sun: In Symbolic Move…:Two weeks after opening his first store in Brooklyn, the founder of the costume and cosmetics store Ricky's NYC said he is planning to open three more in the borough […]

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Swizzle Guests at Ricky’s Montague Party

As previously reported, BHB pal Dick Swizzle — host of the Sudden Death Game Show at Magnetic Field — will be staging a version of his triviafest at Ricky's (107 Montague Street) opening party Friday night (9/7/07). Ricky's, which staged a "soft" opening last week was first greeted with minor controversy over its sale of […]

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Montague Ricky’s is Open

This weekend marks the "soft" opening of the new Ricky's at 107 Montague Street. We took a look last night and noticed an interesting mix of excited 20 and 30 somethings and perplexed seniors. Either way, 21st Century cool has arrived in Brooklyn Heights. On Friday September 7, Ricky's "officially" opens with a big party […]

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Daily News on Ricky’s

Interesting quote from Judy Stanton in today's NY Daily News story about the new Ricky's on Montague Street: NY Daily News: New Beauty Shop…: The glitter and glitz of Ricky's cosmetics stores are coming to quaint Montague St., producing mixed reactions from residents. The Ricky's chain, which sells cosmetics, hair dye, wigs, bachelorette party fare […]

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Eagle Freaking Out Over Ricky’s?

As previously reported, Montague Street is about to get a shot in the arm as popular sundries chain Ricky's opens there soon.  The Brooklyn Eagle reports on neighborhood reaction today, with a focus on some of the more "controversial" aspects of the store: Brooklyn Eagle: Ricky's – Is Brooklyn Heights Ready?: But then, there’s that […]

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