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Surprise! Beacon's Closet Just Opened in Bushwick

Photo by Brian Harkin
Photo by Brian Harkin

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While we were busy focusing on Beacon's Closet moving from Williamsburg to Greenpoint earlier this year, the consignment store was busy with a whole other store. A Bushwick outpost has quietly opened.

"We've never made a big deal about openings, even at the Manhattan store," owner Cindy Wheeler told the Gothamist. She also divulged that the opening was delayed due to unforeseen setbacks, like the late arrival of clothing racks and the installment of a security gate.

The 2,500-square-foot shop came about while the team was waiting for the Greenpoint locale to be ready. "We kid this is our unplanned pregnancy," Wheeler said. "We moved the Williamsburg store to Greenpoint and the construction was taking so long that we were like, 'Hmm, smaller stores are faster and easier to open.'"

But don't expect any other shops to come along. "This is the fourth and the last store. This is it, man. I'm exhausted,"she said.

The Bushwick store is in good second-hand company—Gothamist points out that it's right near Fox & Fawn, L Train Vintage, and Mary Meyer Friends. Here, expect to find apparel starting at $10 and topping out at $100.

"Greenpoint is the flagship store, this one is an adorable store," Wheeler added.
· While No One Was Looking, Beacon's Closet Opened in Bushwick [Gothamist]
· Beacon's Closet Set to Reopen in Greenpoint [Racked NY]
· Twelve of New York City's Best Consignment and Resale Stores [Racked NY]

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