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Rare Device Announces Closure of Bklyn Shop, Huge Sales Starting This Weekend

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Rare Device, the 3-year-old gallery, store and benevolent soft goods curator in Park Slope will close up shop for good on May 18th or thereabouts. (The SF branch of the store will remain open.) But, here's the small victory to soften the blow, before the shop closes, there's going to be a blow-out sale, beginning with a 25%-off sale starting tomorrow. Proprietress Rena Tom, via email blast, laid out the basics for us:


After nearly three years in Park Slope, I am closing the New York branch of Rare Device. I moved to California a year ago to open a second store and it has been a learning experience to operate an East coast store from the West coast, to say the least, but it is time for me to focus on the (larger) San Francisco store and gallery.

Everything in the Brooklyn store will be on sale beginning Saturday, May 3. The sale schedule is as follows, with all sales final. The discount does not apply to custom orders or web orders. We'll be open our regular days/hours (Wed-Sat 12-7, Sun 12-6) but may end up staying a bit later in the evenings depending on foot traffic. We have a great selection of housewares, books, home decor, jewelry, handbags, and even a bit of clothing for men and women. We accept cash, Visa, MC and Amex.

may 2 - friday - CLOSED FOR PREP

25% OFF
may 3 - sat
may 4 - sun
may 7 - wed
may 8 - thu

45% OFF
may 9 - fri
may 10 - sat
may 11 - sun
may 14 - wed

65% OFF
may 15 - thu
may 16 - fri
may 17 - sat
may 18 - sun

Sale location: 453 7th Ave (between 15th and 16th St), Brooklyn, NY 11215. Phone 718.301.6375.

Please note that Rare Device in San Francisco is still going strong (we are actually having an art opening tonight), as is the webshop, so New Yorkers can still purchase items online at .

Thank you for your support over the years! Any future inquiries can be directed to me at or at 415.863.3969.

Best regards,
Rena Tom

Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn has some color on Rena and the shop, too.
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