Six spots for repairs in Downtown Brooklyn
Whether you’re looking to polish up a pair of designer shoes or that vintage Rolex your grandmother passed down, there’s a shop in the neighborhood to get the job done. From tailors to technology and everything in between, here’s a guide to where to get things fixed in Downtown Brooklyn.
Shoes: Cobbler & Things
Give your beloved footwear a a makeover, courtesy of Michael, professional cobbler and owner of Cobbler & Things. This space on Bond Street might be easy to overlook, but keep your eyes peeled and step inside. You’ll discover a great shoe repair shop that can re-sole a shoe or fix that broken heel.
64 Bond St.
Clothes: Bridge Cleaners & Tailors
With such a warm and welcoming reception and a keen attention to detail, it’s understandable why Bridge Cleaners & Tailors claims it’s “Fit for Royalty.” This 35-year strong Downtown Brooklyn shop will give you their version of the royal treatment and be your go-to cleaners in the neighborhood.
204 Livingston St.
Devices: Smart Phone NYC
If your phone is banged up, scuffed or cracked, or your tablet isn’t working quite right, Smart Phone NYC is making it OK to be a klutz in Downtown Brooklyn. This smart phone shop offers repairs for screen replacements, water damage, charging port and a myriad of other services for a multitude of devices in a 30-45 minute span. Make an appointment online before heading over, too.
372 Fulton St.
Technology: Urban Wave
If sifting through collections of vintage video games and cards sounds like a good way to spend your time waiting for technology repairs, head over to Urban Wave on Flatbush Avenue Extension. This shop buys, sells, and trades smartphones, games consoles, video games and tablets and repairs electronics and smartphones, too.
395 Flatbush Avenue Extension
Bikes: Atlantic Bicycles
This family-owned bike shop is a smidge outside the confines of Downtown Brooklyn, but it is the area’s cycling authority. New York City cyclists need skilled mechanics nearby for all the things that can go wrong while you ride in our great city, and Atlantic Bicycles will do everythign from small fixes like degreasing a chain to the more complicated installation of a new inner tubes.
278 Atlantic Ave.
Jewelry: Court Jeweler
Court Jeweler is an old school jewelry repair shop that’s serious about the craft with an attention to detail to match. While its main draw is watch repairs, other services — like ring resizing and restorations — are also available at reasonable prices and a quick turnaround time.
60 Court St.