Chinatown – Brooklyn – 59th to 64th Street

The final stretch of 8th Avenue in Brooklyn’s Chinatown brings more tea and plenty of amazing desserts. Tsaocaa Tea 773 59th street This tea shop was beautiful. Clean lines, modern look, a fair amount of seating. It is just off the Avenue (towards 7th Ave) so it is a bit quieter. Walk up the stairs, grab a seat and enjoy a lovely well brewed cup of tea. Tiger Sugar 5903 8th ave A tea shop with a 45 minute wait for a cup of tea? I went by during their opening week in Brooklyn and they were releasing the Brown… Read More

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Chinatown – Brooklyn – 40th to 50th street

The northern part of 8th Avenue has a few stores for the community like laundromats, hardware stores and dollar stores. The bustle of the area closest to the subway station has not reached here. I had walked a long way (sometimes I just wander) and wanted something to drink. At 46th street on 8th Avenue I came across The Lorax. A small corner shop advertising frozen yogurt and smoothies. I loved the name so I stopped in. The store was set up like a 16 Handles, you got a cup and filled it with frozen yogurt from one of the… Read More

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