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Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store

Very rarely do I revert to the 8 year old version of myself who wore tutus while climbing trees and playing make-believe. I can think of two , make that three exceptions: Magic Kingdom, anything Harry Potter related and a new discovery - The Superhero Supply Store. I almost bought a cape, that's how charming it is. This place is serious business.

Read more here: Brooklyn Superhero Supply

And here's the NYTimes article about their mission to make kids (and adults) feel like superheroes. nytimes article about the "store"

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The best part of this organization is that reading, seeing a tutor, and learning now have a cool guise. Super heroism!

Read more here about the good guys behind the "front": 826 NYC

And there is one in DC! Must go visit. The "Unnatural" Museum of History 826 DC

Brooklyn love...

After a quick weekend trip to NYC, it's official, I have a real life crush on Brooklyn. Here's why: (more detailed posts are in the works)

1. Outdoor Sunday Market on 5th Avenue with local vendors and interesting products.

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2. Brooklyn Superhero Supply. This is the coolest concept for a "store" that I have ever seen. Jaw dropping-ly cool, I kid you not.

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3. Brunch at Mac's Landing. A diamond in the rough with amazing service, delicious and fresh food, awesome hot drinks and a cool, hip but not hipster-snobby atmosphere. Just good down to earth fun with a splash of quirky.

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