Brooklyn

A Girlfriend’s Getaway to Bed-Stuy

Bed-Stuy Graffiti Street Art
Credit: MsAnthea / Creative Commons

Bedford-Stuyvesant is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway with your girls. In the historic neighborhood of Brooklyn, tucked away in the blocks of Brownstones, you’ll find vintage shopping, Haitian treats, a beautiful Bed & Breakfast, and plenty more.

With warm weather just around the corner, our team decided to curate a list of our member’s recommended black-owned businesses in Bed-Stuy to stay, eat, and shop.

Recommended black-owned businesses in Bed-Stuy…

Where to Stay:

Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Akwaaba Mansion

“Beautifully decorated historic property in the heart of Bed-Stuy. The owner is a former Editor-In-Chief of Essence magazine.” – Recommended by Norell

 Where to Shop:

Tracy Chambers VintageTracy Chambers Vintage

“My favorite vintage store because her eye is amazing and so are her prices. Also, there are lots of great pieces from the 70s…” – Recommended by Ayana

Where to Dance:

Bed-Vyne Brew in BrooklynBed-Vyne Brew

“This was my favorite late night hangout during summer 2015. Outdoor seating, a good DJ, and friendly bartenders.” – Recommended by Tanisha

Where to Find Sweets:
Kafe L'Ouverture in BrooklynKafe L’Ouverture

“New Haitian bakery and coffee shop. You must try the home-made patties that they make fresh daily! Delicious!” – Recommended by Ashaka

Where to Dine:
Peaches Restaurant in BrooklynPeaches

“Peaches feels like you’re having dinner at a dear friend’s home. The waiters are always pleasant. I recommend trying any of their entrees with grits.” – Recommended by Tanisha

See Also: Brooklyn Travel & Culture Destination Guide

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