Start 2016 with some New Year’s Day sales! Whether you’re looking for accessories, shoes, books, coffee or holiday gear for next year, you’ll find it on sale in New York City. The below New Year’s Day sales are not to be missed in New York City.
The Brass Owl
36-19 Ditmars Blvd.
Astoria, NY 11105
Hop on the N or the Q to Astoria and check out The Brass Owl — Astoria’s newest boutique with a curated collection of shoes, gifts, accessories and more. On New Year’s Day the Brass Owl will be offering new markdowns on boots, booties, shoes, sleepwear and gifts. Save up to 60 percent off on original prices! The boutique is located right on Ditmars Boulevard near delicious restaurants and coffee shops, so you can enjoy great shopping and great food.
Owl And Thistle General Store
833 Franklin Ave.
New York, NY 11225
Owl and Thistle General Store is located in Crown Heights, Brooklyn and sells sustainable, local and fair-trade products. Products include accessories, books, clothing, food, corporate and wedding gifts, home goods, Brooklyn inspired pieces and more. Enjoy up to 50 percent off select items on New Year’s Day! Don’t forget to check out the store’s DIY classes and workshops, which include topics such as sewing, knitting and tailoring.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St.
New York, NY 10012
Spend your New Year’s Day at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in SoHo surrounded by books and good eats. The establishment will be open from noon through 6 p.m. All books and products will be 30 percent off from Jan. 1 through Jan. 3, and the bookstore cafe will be running cafe specials on New Year’s Day. 100 percent of the profits from Housing Works Bookstore Cafe go to the non-profit Housing Works, so go ahead and splurge on that second cup of coffee!
93 5th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Flirt is a women’s clothing boutique with a new location in Park Slope, Brooklyn whose product line is designed and created by in-house and local designers — or by you, the customer! The shop offers a unique service where customers can design and order their very own piece of clothing. On New Year’s Day, Flirt will be having a 20-percent off storewide sale, and will be offering 20 percent off of in-store class signups. Private sewing classes cost $45 per hour, and are taught Thursday through Saturday.
American Museum Of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th St.
New York, NY 10024
What better way to start the New Year than with a fun and educational visit to the American Museum of Natural History? Founded in 1869, the museum is known as one of the most renowned scientific and cultural establishments in the world. Check out the many exhibits and collections offered at the museum, and don’t forget to stop by the gift shop on your way out. The gift shop will be having a 50 percent off sale on all holiday products, so you can stock up for the holidays next year!
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Lanya Trypupenko is a freelance writer living in NYC and covering all things New York. She is a self-proclaimed shopaholic who is always on the lookout for the latest trends and deals. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.