The Storefront in Bellport is three stores in just one: boutique, bookstore and gallery.
The 1st flooring is a specified art space showcasing nearby artists in both of those solo exhibits and group exhibitions, states operator Melissa Feldman.
From January through February, there is a buddies and relatives show that includes new and recognized artists of all unique generations. In March, Maureen Mahony curates “The Environmental Display,” with operates by several Extended Island artists whose do the job focuses on the surroundings.
On the next level, you will locate a bookstore/tea shop, the place you can look through books when acquiring a cup of tea, sandwich or scone, or buy bins of “In Pursuit of Tea” tea.
The broad choice of books involves existing fiction, photography, art and layout, cookbooks, gardening, memoirs, poetry, spirituality, guides about pet dogs, children’s and youthful older people, and is effective by neighborhood authors.
“And all different inhabitants from Bellport add booklists, so it is kind of a community venture,” says Feldman, adding, “We even have a seven-yr-previous curating a section.”
On the lower level is a boutique with nearby brand names as nicely as creations from some of Feldman’s designer/artisan close friends.
“It is a very little little bit of every little thing,” claims Feldman, incorporating that several of the designers are neighborhood to Bellport and Brookhaven.
There’s jewelry by Me & Ro Farmhouse Natural soaps, H. Botanicals and other regional soaps and system goods Elisabettu Bellu clothing and ceramics clothes by Thaddeus O’Neil Agnes Baddoo bags Graf Lantz presents ceramics by Katie Kimmel HotSox socks attire from Turquoise and glassworks by CJS.
An avid traveler, Feldman brings again finds from Mexico and from artisan friends in Greece, exactly where she’d the moment owned a household, to insert to her eclectic wares.
Selling prices variety from $10 for chocolate to $1,000 for an artwork.
The Storefront Bellport is found at 139 S. Place Street in Bellport. The shop is open up Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment 631-803-2190, storefrontbellport.com.