Miss Lily’s Variety

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Greenwich Village
A love of record stores inspired friends Matt Goias and Serge Becker to open this music-themed variety shop. Patrons can jam to the beats of reggae icon Bob Marley—spun from a retro DJ booth that also houses a 24/7 Internet-radio station, Radio Lily—while browsing through Caribbean-inspired T-shirts, jewelry and albums. The space is meant to resemble a 1960s Jamaican record store, with classic album covers from the era hung on the wood-paneled walls. Baubles from local jewelers such as That’s Mona ($75–$95) and Kaya Jackson ($47–$600) fill the front counter with unique designs, including Africa-shaped gold-wire earrings ($168) and multiband rings ($47). Women and men alike can scoop up tees emblazoned with "I Heart NY" ($35) and graphics from a Jimmy Cliff concert ($35), as well as stylish tops from a forthcoming Steven Alan collaboration. You’ll also find House of Marley headphones ($300) and earbuds ($40–$120) alongside vintage reissued records ($7–$200). Hungry customers can snack on Jamaican patties ($4), sweet treats ($6) and fruit juices ($7–$10) at Miss Lily’s Bake Shop and Melvin’s Juice Box, located at the back of the store.
Venue name: Miss Lily’s Variety
Address: 130 W Houston St
New York

Cross street: at Sullivan St
Opening hours: Daily noon–10pm
Transport: Subway: 1 to Houston St; C, E to Spring St
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