309 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Almost all the Indian and Asian clothes and collectible knickknacks in Special are priced between $1 and $40, making it one of the few truly affordable stores on inflationary Bedford Avenue. Numerous Jade plants, butterfly-shaped objects, and blowfish swimming in glass bowls give the store a new-agey feel, without making it seem flaky. Their homemade cards make for good gifts.

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