Sections

Fright fest

for The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Need a French maid outfit in a hurry? Fresh out of ghoul face paint for that perfect Frankenstein costume? And what about fake blood — everyone needs fake blood, right?

Thankfully, Ricky’s temporary costume store is back for a second Halloween-season run at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Bergen Street in Park Slope.

The store, an offshoot of the Ricky’s NYC beauty and cosmetics chain, will open as early as this weekend.

And if it does well this year, there’s even talk of it becoming a permanent fixture on the strip, said the store’s landlord, the hardware mogul Michael Pinchik.

“Bergen Street is turning into a better Bedford Avenue,” said Pinchik, referring to Williamsburg’s hip commercial spine compared to the block of Bergen Street between Flatbush and Fifth avenues that includes the sex toy shop Babeland, an organic food store and a bookstore. “So they’re really attracted to that.”

It also didn’t hurt that the Ricky of Ricky’s — Rick Kenig — lives in the neighborhood.

Updated 5:08 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:


Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: