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Strand Bookstore

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Just walking in here is exciting. For some reason secondhand books are almost like you're looking at a little piece of history or something. I can't explain it. …more

MoMA Design Store Soho

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There are a lot of places to get really high end stuff, but there aren't a lot of really good places that aggregate design and curate things or think about design in terms of a "whole hog" kind of perspective. So that's what I really like about the MoMA store. …more

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Victoria
Redel

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McNally Robinson

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This is a really beautiful independent bookstore right off Crosby and Spring, run by Sarah McNally. …more

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Amy
Sedaris

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Rebel Rebel

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Rebel Rebel is great. It's really nice and small. The owner's name is David. He doesn't have everything out so if you can ask him he'll go in the back and get it for you. …more

All the Right

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A lot of the spray paint that we use comes from Europe, which are hard to find. A lot of graffiti artists from back in the day started with Krylon and all those other cans, but then, when we started painting and we had like rainbows of colors, we started using Belton and Montana—he started to carry a bunch of that paint. …more

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Beat
The Devil

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Butala Emporium

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You can buy a fairly cheap shehnai or cheap conch shells or percussion instruments, which aren't in the best condition, but if you're beginning and you just want to hear the sounds, it's a really good spot to go. …more

Charette Electronics

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We use a lot of weirder, beat up, vintage equipment, which is continually breaking, so whenever I have anything electrical, I bring it to John to fix. …more

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