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Air Conditioner Installation – see here


Air Conditioner Repair


Aquarium and Aquarium Equipment

  • Tamco Aquarium  6310 Bay Pkwy
  • Boogie Doggie – 7401 3rd Ave – very small selection


Auto Repair in Bay Ridge






Baking and Cooking Classes 


Bike shops


Bookstores in or near Bay Ridge







Camera Stores


Camera & Camcorder Repair


Camping Sites not in Bay Ridge, but I may want to go to


Car Repairs   


Car Rental – short term

  • ZipCar
  • Enterprise Car Share – formerly carpingo

Car Service

  • Uber – has an app you can download
  • Carmel – has an app and there is usualy a $6.00 code discount
  • Victory (718) 836-6666 has booster seats
  • Harbor View, (718) 680-2500
  • Elegante (718) 972-5555
  • Legends – has car seats for kids (718) 788-1234 or (888) 534-3637 $5 for booster.


Car Service 


Cell Phone Repair


Children’s Birthday Party Venues


Children’s Birthday Party Entertainment





Cleaning Services


Cosmetics –higher end cosmetics 

  • Century  211 – 86th Street between 4th and 5th Avenue
  • Green Spa
  • Sephora – 210 Joralemon St, Brooklyn,  11201 (718) 422-7722
  • Essential Oils – Appletree health food store on 3rd ave.


CPR Classes – see here






Dishwasher repair  – Accurate Appliance   7624 15th Avenue   718-236-7718  


Donating Items in Bay Ridge












Garden – Indoor and outdoor plants and garden items

  • Indoor Outdoor Gardener on 5th and 83rd
  • David Shannon Florist & Nursery on Ft. Hamilton opposite Greenwood Cemetery – healthy plants and the owner has tons of advice to give


Glass or Mirror Replacement

  • Rose Glass 8514 3rd Avenue  718-748-0414


Gyms – Workout Classes

  • Bad Ass Academy 238 Bay Ridge Ave. – spin classes , killer cardio (see video 10 classes for $107 or  year contract it’s 94.99/ month 
  • Harbor Fitness – has day care 9215 4th Avenue
  • NY Sports Club 7118 Third Avenue
  •  Alana Life and Fitness $59 – $89    Formerly Silhoutte Fitness – 530 86th Street







































Man with a Van – moving short distance  – Terrance is trustworthy – Above Movers Man with a Van – reasonable



Mason Jars – Tops Restaurant Supply –  corner of on 80th Street  and 3rd Avenue,   You can find the quart size mason jars at the 99 cents Store 99 cents store between 82nd and 80th on 5th Ave  or for $1.39 at Save on Fifth Store on 8th Street and 5th Ave. in Park Slope


Massage   The Green Spa







Notary in Bay Ridgelisted here






Bay Ridge Parks












Radiator covers

  • United TrueValue Hardware store 7905 3rd Avenue (718) 748-0590
  • RoseGlass 8514 3rd Avenue  (718) 748-0414 $300 each cover
  • Shades of Elgance 7609-13th Ave 1718 232 3061
  • I saw this guy Jeffrey posted a message that he made custom radiator covers
  • Warren Stewert builds them 347-683-8068
  • Lucky Window Products 5401 3rd Avenue (718) 492-7774
  • Big Reuse (near Lowes in Brooklyn) Formerly called Build it Green- they sell used items
  • Stanley Radiators – around $150 each  in Queens
  • Online Store
  • Fichman Furniture has a good price on radiator cover – fichman.com





  • Installation – Bay Ridge Carpeting (Richie) – high quality 77th Street and 5th Avnue
  • Cheap carpets – Ikea
  • Carpet cleaning/upholstery  cleaning: Jared






Sandwich Shop

  • Paneantico 9124 -3rd Avenue
  • Charlie’s Sandwich Shop
  • M&M
  • Bagel Boy – known for their giant Bagel wheels – always easy to order
  • Lioni’s – Not in Bay Ridge, but the deliver here fast


Sewing Machine Repair


Shoe Repair in Bay Ridge

  • Sami’s Shoe Repair –  95th Street off 4th Avenue – 386 95th Street  (718) 921-1457


Skateboarding Lessons

Summer Camps


Summer Stroll







Toy Stores in Bay Ridge











Vacuum Repair


Vegan restaurants in Bay Ridge – see here   









Washing Machine Repair – for when the Best Buy Service Agreement runs out – Accurate Appliance in Dyker Heights (718) 236-7718  7624 15th Avenue





Baby Items

  • Infant probiotics – Gabriel pediatrics on 77th and 4th, Rite Aid has powdered florastor at the pharmacy counter, Bridge pharmacy (they deliver)
  • Brooklyn t-shirts for kids – Legends Sports Store on 83rd and 84th and 5th Avenue
  • Girls hair bows

Boy Scouts 


Children’s clothes

  • Children’s Place
  • Gap
  • Century
  • Brooklyn logo t-shirts for kids – Legends Sports store on 5th Avenue
  • Children’s belts – On 86th Street between 4th and 5th Avenue at The Children’s Place, Century’s or Gap Kids. At Kohls at Cesar’s Bay , JC Penny in the Staten Island Mall or the Children’s store on 5th ave between 45th and 46th street
  • Communion dresses – Little Lords and Ladies in the area ($$$)  – Angels World 5502 5th Ave..reasonable $, Century’s, David’s bridal ($150+) Cookies in Downtown Brooklyn

Children’s Shoes

  • Century’s has Robeez. Pedipeds and tons of other shoes – 472 -86th Street
  • Continental Shoes – Stride Rite Shoes – 6210 18th Avenue (718) 837-1650
  • Area Kids sells cute clothes, Pedipeds shoes (Several stores in Park Slope and Downtown Bklyn)


Children’s Sports Equipment

  • Skates – Modells, Panda Sport  92-93rd St. on Fifth Avenue.
  • Ice Skates Sharpened – At Prospect Park Ice Skating Rink (Wonderland on 11th Avenue closed)
  • Life vests/Puddle Jumpers – Toys R Us, Target, Costco, BJs and some Rite Aids have them
  • Pump – for workout ball or pool – Modell’s on 86th Street
  • Snowboards – Homage  64 Bergen Street
  • Skateboards -74th or 73rd on Third ave, Panda Sports,
  • Leotards & Dance Bags – Dance store on 76/5 Grand Prix -2nd floor  (718) 745-5300 , Claire’s on 86th and 5th Avenue, the Disney Store in the Staten Island Mall


Children’s Party Locations in Bay Ridge or in Brooklyn

Hire an awesome Elsa – georgia.aj.johnson@gmail.com

  • Art Room –  a lot of great themes on their site
  • Painted Pot – -ages 2 and up
  • Fort Hamilton Army Base Bowling 
  • Alpine Movie Party
  • Ariang – fun place – preteens like to have dinner here too
  • Bookmarke Shoppe – yes the bookstore does parties for small groups
  • Amerikick MMA on 86th street two hours (play games, mini class, pizza, drinks and paper products included. Bring your own cake)  Ages 5-8
  • Twinkle Playspace – nice, but $750 for 2 hour party
  • Kids in Action – 1149 McDonald Avenue – $200 for 10 kids + $70 extra for more tokens
  • Jane’s Carousel
  • Superstarus – good for small kids 2 and up 736 – 61st Street 718-492-2928 – bounce house. slides, obstacle course – $500 for 15 kids
  • Funtasia – 1726 Bath Avenue  $389 – 10 kids/2 hours
  • Little Gym – 8681 – 18th Avenue  good for little kids 2 and up
  • Party Gym – 1130 – Avenue Z Brighton Beach
  • Kidzrock in Staten Island Around $400 for 15 kids (includes food)
  • Puppetworks – Park Slope – age 3 and up
  • Bounce U – not for small children
  • Twinkle – a party place in Brooklyn that has a tree the kids can climb and also a robot that comes out of the wall (kinda expensive)
  • Klub 4 Kidz  159 North 4th Street Williamsburg
  • PLAY 33 Nassau Avenue Greenpoint – great for very small children
  • Frolic in Williamsburg   $$$

Classes and Lessons for Children

  1. Ice Skating – Aviator Sports (10 week program) or Prospect Park Ice Skating Rink, Places that have free skating time (not classes though)
  2. Cooking Classes


Classes for Adults

Coffee in Bay Ridge- I am really into coffee – sorry Starbucks

  • Kathy’s Diner – 96th and 4th Avenue
  • Mike’s Donut Connection
  • Steve’s Bagels on 4th between Ovington Avenue and 69th (get a bialy too)

      Places to purchase coffee beans or grind in Bay Ridge:

  • Ily – Little Cupcake Store and Met Food (96th and 3rd Ave)
  • Brewklyn Coffee
  • Gevalia is sold at Walgreens 95th and 3rd

Craft Supplies and Fabric  in Bay Ridge

  • Norma’s Craft Supplies 7813 3rd Avenue (718) 921-9200 – craft paint, paper, everything!
  • J&A Fabric Store 4th Ave  lots of fabric – recovers chairs cushions there too
  • The Bookmark Shoppe – sells some craft supplies
  • Scribbles in Borough Park – sells school supplies
  • Brooklyn Foam Store – 180 Bay Ridge Avenue – yeah I didn’t know this was here until I needed foam to redo my chairs. Owner will cut any shape you need exactly – she’s awesome.



Doctors – Quick Care

  • City Md
  • SUNY downstate urgent care


European converter – Rite Aid sells a multi county converter


Food in Bay Ridge

  • Beef bacon (it’s not the same as port bacon)- Balady 7128 5th Ave  718-567-2252
  • Bread – Panentico 9124 – 3rd Avenue and Artisan Food Valley 9204 – 3rd Avenue  718-513-0071
  • Challah Bread – Weiss Bakery 5011 – 13th Avenue makes the best (slightly outside the hood in Borough Park), Brooklyn Market (8102 3rd Avenue (718) 567-8600), Strauss Bakery (5115 13th Avenue (718) 851-772),   Rossman Farms 770 3rd Avenue (718) 788-3999, and Fairway has it too, this private baker in Mill Basin also has nice challah
  • Cheese Blintzes – BJs
  • Gluten  Free bread (Uti’s) Foodtown 9105 3rd Avenue (upstairs – freezer section -2nd to last case)
  • Daiya cheese (Lactose free) – Tofutti makes cream cheese, slices and frozen pizza. Key Food has a great selection of frozen desserts that are dairy free and/or soy free too.
  • Dairy free desserts – Keyfood 242  Bay Ridge Ave  718- 836-5545
  • Fish stores 
    • Brooklyn Market – I love this place – 8102-3rd Avenue – parking across the street
    • Cosentino Fish Market 68th and 69th Street and 3rd ave  they deliver. 718-745-4710
    • Lucky Five 7620 5th Avenue (718) 745-4848  (sells frozen lobster tails – not the whole lobster)
    • Lobster (live) is available in Bay Ridge at Foodtown 9105 – 3rd Avenue
  • Growler’s – 5.00 Lockyarrd Menu
  • Kinder Eggs – Met 96th Street and 3rd Avenue, Metropolitan City Market 9310 4th Ave
  • Kosher Chicken – Trader Joe’s on Court Street,  Shoprite (1080 McDonald Ave   718- 252-5770)  Fresh Direct delivers Kosher chickens. (Pathmark on 60th Street and 12th does not have kosher chicken – neither does Foodtown)
  • Organic Food –

             Upstairs at Foodtown 9105 – 3rd Avenue
             Artisan Valley Foods –  9204 – 3rd Avenue  718-513-0071  foods/cheeses/bread.
             Appletree – order things they do not carry them  
             Bay Ridge Greenmarket in the Spring to Fall outside Walgreens on the weekend 95th and 3rd Ave                                                                            Bay Ridge Food Coop 
             Whole Foods – 3rd Street and 3rd Avenue 

             Trader Joes – Court Street Downtown Brooklyn,  Staten Island and Queens



Fresh Direct delivers to Bay Ridge

Grass Fed Meat – Fleisher’s (192 Fifth Avenue) ALC sells LaFreida meat and the Embers Meat Store (next to Embers) on 3rd Avenue between 95th and 96th Street


  • Kimchi – Vegetable Store on the corner of Ovington and 3rd Avenue OR the Korean vegetable stand on 77th and 5th Avenue
  • Sugar free lollipops – Appletree on 3rd Ave
  • Tahini – Baylady Foods (7128 5tth Avenue), Foodtown, the Family Store, Bay Ridge Health Food (3rd and 93rd), Metropolitan Market on 4th and 93rd and Appletree.


Girl Scouts – daisy scouts start in kindergarten

  • St Anselm’s – $80 fee plus other expenses
  • St. Pat’s – St. Pats. Daisies meet Monday 2:30 – 4pm Dues are $10 per month
  • Christ Church – Brownies meet for an hour each week

Gift Stores in Bay Ridge

  • Lola’s Boutique 8503 3rd Avenue
  • For Men – Hom Store beer kit, Cigars from The Humidor 9212 3rd Ave , Sports gear – Legend Sports  8224 5th Ave   or  Panda Sports 9213 5th Avenue


Health & Beauty Aides

  • Get straight edge razors sharpened – Chris’s sharpening on 11th Avenue   or brighton beauty supply to get his sharpened

Home Items

  • Ice Melt – United Hardware on  79th Street and 3rd Avenue (sells the large 50 lbs bag),  Polsteins on 76th Street and 13th Avenue (higher priced)
    Brooklyn Best Hardware in park slope in 4th Ave & 20th street

Fish Market/ Fish Store

  • Cosentino Fish Market 6927 – 3rd Avenue – they deliver. 718-745-4710
  • Lucky Five 7620 5th Avenue (718) 745-4848  (sells frozen lobster tails – not the whole lobster)
  • Lobster (live) is available in Bay Ridge at Foodtown


Jewelry Repair – Battery Replacement

  • Bobby’s Jewelry Store – 8105 – 5th Avenue Brooklyn 11209  718-745-1725 replace battery in watch (reasonable and fast)



  • Bridgeview Locksmith and Safe  9221 5th Ave  (718) 745-8300


  • Joe the Landscaper 917-217-6014

Liquor Stores

  • Lemoncello – Liquor store on 99/3, Liquor store on 86/15th ave by Vegas diner & Liquor store on 75th & 18th ave, Hardes Liquor Store, Mckey liquor store has it on 86th

Mommy and Me Classes

Movers / Moving Companies

  • Flatrate  Moving – good for cross country moves
  • Sammy at Sanho Movers – cheaper – $300 for a 1 bedroom apartment move about 10 blocks

Office Supply/Stationary Store Items 

  • Staples – 9319 5th Avenue
  • Wrapping Paper  (good kind) – Morris Discount – corner of 93rd and 3rd, Century 21 on 86th Street between 3rd and 4th Ave, Costco, Kohls

Party Supplies

a) Invitations

  • Little Wedding Works    8018 – 3rd Avenue – any occasion, not just weddings
  • Tiny Prints online shop
  • Etsy – you can get one designed for around $10 on etsy and then have them printed at Staples (some etsy sellers print too)

b) Food – trays

  • Gino’s is excellent,
  • Paneantico 9124 -3rd Avenue
  • M&M   Mulgannon Catering.com
  • Mikes Deli 9510 – 4th Avenue
  • Bagel Boy – known for their giant Bagel wheels – always easy to order

Party Supply Stores

  • Helium Balloons: Having a Party,  Kaleidoscope, Heart to heart,
  • Party fair (like a discount party city) on 20th ave between 86th Street & Benson Avenue
  • Cheap Party Favor Bags – The 99 cent store right next to Pizza Wagon near 86th Street, Clear bags are at Chocolate Store on 5th Avenue,

Passport Photos in Bay Ridge

Need a passport immediately – same day – Passport Place on Hudson Street  – no appointment – takes 4 hours.

Cadman Plaza Post Office – no appointment,  You need to fill out the application and take 2 pictures pictures there (or bring your own). You can choose to have  expedited if you need it right away. See more about rush passports here.  it takes about a week to receive it by mail.

Fort Hamilton Post Office – appointment needed

Pet Stores

  • Paws Truly 
  • Boogie Doggie – 7401 3rd Ave 


  • Kathy Valentine


  • Netipot – Bridgeview Pharmacy, Walgreens, Rite Aid

Piano Lessons in Bay Ridge

  • MusicBox School – 9402 – Frt Hamilton – many instruments taught here – violin, viola, guitar,saxophone & clarinet
  • Piano Masters -behind Giacomo’s rRstaurant 276-  79th street.
  • DG Rockers on 72. And Fort Hamilton Parkway – guitar lessons too
  • Brooklyn Music House on 86st & 18th Ave

Places You Can Take Your Kids for the Day

  • Prospect Zoo
  • NY Hall of Science – http://nysci.org   It’s about a 25 minute car ride – 47-01 111th St, Corona, New York 11368
  • Coney Island zoo – not all parts have been restored since Hurricane Sandy
  • Bay Ridge Library has free events for kids See here
  • Historic Richmond Town in Staten Island is fun for kids when they have events going on


Toy Stores

  • Gamestop video game store on 86th Street Between 4th and 5th Avenues 443 86th St   (718) 921-3731

Travel Agent

June Marcus (718) 748-5611  e-mail: June@bbmtravel.com www.bbmtravel.com