Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens Branch 396 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY11231 The Carroll Gardens branch of the Brooklyn Public Library has been open since 1905 and is located on a tree-lined…More brownstone block. The Carnegie building, designed by William B. Tubby, is open and light-filled. The library features a children's section and Chinese language materials.
Luso American Cultural Center Inc 619 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY11231 The Luso American Cultural Center sits on a quiet Carroll Gardens block, close to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The…More building was once St. Paul's Lutheran Church and now houses a private club for Portuguese-Americans.
Kane Street Synagogue 236 Kane St, Brooklyn, NY11231 The congregation at the Kane Street Synagogue is the oldest in Brooklyn with the sanctuary dating back to 1865. This…More conservative Jewish community features many services for members, from pre-school classes to community events, volunteer opportunities and music programs. Like many houses of worship in Cobble Hill, the synagogue is situated on a residential block surrounded by brownstone homes.
Proteus Gowanus 543 Union St, Brooklyn, NY11215 Proteus Gowanus is an art gallery and reading room named after the Greek sea god of change, Proteus. In addition to…More exhibitions, it also hosts a number of interdisciplinary projects-in-residence and ongoing events, such as the Fixer's Collective, Writhing Society, Observatory and Morbid Anatomy. There also is a study hall that people can join, allowing them to use the galleries and reading rooms for quiet study and work. Proteus Gowanus also has a shop that sells jewelry, educational blocks, books, artifacts and bicycle vests.
Yesterday's News 428 Court St, Brooklyn, NY11231 This Carroll Gardens antiques store carries items from furniture to kitchenware to old books, posters, records and…More figurines, with much of the furniture displayed on the sidewalk outside the store. Yesterday's News is known for low prices and frequent turnover of merchandise. The store lends out a hand cart to help customers move items, and can arrange for other methods of transportation. Brownstone Treasures, located several blocks north on Court Street, has the same owner.
Founded in 2000 by Carroll Gardens resident Loretta Gendville, Area Emporium and Spa is the twin sister business to…More Area Yoga, both of which were precursors to the Area Kids chain of children's clothing and toy stores.
Area Spa specializes in body wrap treatments, waxing, skin care, aromatherapy and massage. The spa offers combination packages of its various services. Customers who receive a treatment can also attend a free yoga class the same day at Area Yoga located only a few blocks away. Gift certificates are available online. Check the website periodically as Area often posts discounted specials on treatments.