Come see Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn; and LuLu’s for Baby’s Famous Baby Shower Gift Baskets


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Shopping in Brownstone Brooklyn is fun (if you pick the right street). Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue commercial corridor is one excellent choice.

Entrepreneurs with ingenuity and staying power rule the roost on this picturesque thoroughfare, where many of the storefronts are situated in historic rowhouses or old-fashioned multifamily buildings.

Strolling down Fifth Avenue we spoke to merchants about the top-selling items in their shops.


A baby shower basket with the cutest toothbrush ever

Baby shower baskets are a very big thing at Brigitte Prat’s shop.

People from all over the city call to order them from LuLu’s For Baby. The store at 44 Fifth Ave. sells clothes and toys for children ranging in age from newborn to 4 years old. Prices for the baskets start at $80, Prat said. Some custom orders cost as much as $500.

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