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CONSUMERS’ CORNER - Summer recreation & deals

If you weren’t a savvy comparison shopper before, you’re probably learning very quickly. The Consumer Corner is here to help. Each week we look around the borough for the best deals that Brooklyn merchants have to offer. Check out what we have this week.


Even in cash-strapped times there’s a need for beautiful little things. The Hutch, located at 8016 3rd Avenue specializes in beautiful little things. Whether it’s a gift for someone special or a keepsake for your very own, The Hutch is the place to find the exquisite. Crystal, fine china and giftware of all types and all variety are plentiful at The Hutch. Names like Waterford pour forth from their shelves, but the prices won’t soak your wallet. New designs and collections are arriving all the time, so if you haven’t been to The Hutch lately come on down and experience this very special shop for yourself.

Check out The Hutch online at or call 718-748-4574.

Staying home this summer does not have to be boring – not when you live in the greatest city in the world. Don’t look now, but the Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars is coming your way at Aviator Sports. The Cole Brothers Circus of the Stars is the largest circus under the big top. Aviator Sports is hosting two shows daily from July 28 to August 1 at 5 and 8 p.m. and three shows daily August 2 and 3 at 1:30, 5 and 9 p.m. Get ready to chow down on plenty of cotton candy and hotdogs because you won’t want to miss a minute of high-flying aerial action and comic clown hi-jinks.

Aviator Sports & Recreation is located at Floyd Bennett Field located off of exit 11S on the Belt Parkway. Visit for more information or call 718-758-7500.


A&S Italian Food Store is your one-stop shopping address for mouthwatering delights that’ll have your guests smacking their lips and patting you on the back.

A&S Italian Food Store, located at 8614 5th Avenue, specializes in the finest selection of fresh meats, cold cuts, homemade gravies, pasta, rice balls, seafood, salads and more. Newly, renovated, A&S Food Store is the name that should be on your lips when planning to barbeque or throwing a party.

Give them a call today at 718-238-6030.


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