Gifts, Music & Novelties

Altman Luggage

135 Orchard


Sun–F 9am–6pm; Sat closed

Altman Luggage has been selling high quality name brand luggage since 1920.We feature all the major brands of luggage, business/computer cases and travel accessories. In addition, we offer all the famous European makers of fine writing instruments..


94 Rivington


Sun-W noon to 10 p.m.; Th-Sat noon to 11 p.m.

Welcome to Babeland: Sex toys, tips, discovery, education, satisfaction and passion for all. Famously fun, critically renowned.

Bluestockings Books

172 Allen


7 days, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Bluestockings is a radical bookstore, fair trade cafe, and activist center in the Lower East Side. They carry over 6,000 titles on topics such as queer and gender studies, global capitalism, feminism, police and prisons, democracy studies and black liberation. You can also find some good 'ole smutty fiction. They also carry magazines, 'zines, journals, alternative menstrual products and other oddly hard-to-find good things. They host readings, workshops, performances, discussions and films almost every night. Please see events calendar on their website for details on upcoming events, and when visiting the store, take a look at their community bulletin board to learn about other events happening around the city. Oh, and they run a cafe that is full of organic, vegan and fair-trade goodness.

Dear: Rivington

95 Rivington


Espy Display Inc.

327 Grand


M-F 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Specializing in display and building equipment, ESPY Display Inc. can decorate your space with custom contemporary retail display goods, exhibition equipment, signage and shelving. While you wait, their laser system designs custom pieces. Choose from a selection of Japan Home Centre products featuring a wide selection of stationary, housewares, kitchen and bath products and other accessories.

Gold Music and Video Store

273 Grand


Hello Sari

261 Broome


7 days a week, noon to 5 p.m.

Housing a beautiful collection of fine fashions imported directly from Pakistan and India, this nabe nook sells shawls, dresses, sarongs, saris, shoes, accessories and linens, all delicately hand-embroidered and hand-embellished in an array of vibrant colors.

La Tiendita LES Girl Club

120 Essex Street New York, NY 10002

Longboard Loft NYC

132 Allen Street


Daily Noon-8pm

Longboard Loft offers the largest, most diverse variety of longboards in NYC, ranging from basic campus cruisers to the most advanced and technical downhill race boards. A knowledgeable staff of real skaters will help you find the board best for you.




87 Orchard


7 days a week, 11am - 7pm

Maraya is a new brand of premium, small-batch, hand-made cigars of interesting blends. We also have premium 84% chocolate. Call ahead to enjoy an intimate setting for a business meeting over cigars, a small gathering of friends or to relax with a smoke.

Come smoke at MARAYA, inside or out, bring your own beverage if you want.  We also have on-site events:  Cut & Light, Cigar Tastings and Pairings; and convene on Manhattan cigar-friendly rooftops once a week and enjoy a city smoke. Cigar
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