Opening Doors Participants

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A list of all the businesses that have taken part in Opening Doors so far!

1. Barclay School Supplies  166 Livingston St (ramped entrance and widened door, evelator inside and additional help desk to fast track those who cannot wait in line)  www.barclayschoolsupplies.com

2. Bella Pizza   40 Hoyt St (sloped access, pull door, no bathrooms)

3. Greyhound Bus and Ticket station   206 Livingston St (level access, pull door, no bathroom, all greyhound buses are reportedly accessible)

4. IHOP   253 Livingston Street (Level access, push door, stair lift, disabled bathroom with lever door)
5. The New Apollo Diner    159 Livingston St (Level access, push door, disabled bathroom)

6. Lait Café      129 Livingston Street (level access, lever handle door, disabled toilet via a narrow hallway)  www.laitcafe.com

7. Exit 9     127 Smith Street (sloped entrance, wide entry, wide aisles) http://www.shopexit9.com

8. Flight 001      132 Smith St (0.5inch lip on door, good pull bar wide aisles) www.flight001.com

9. Something Else    144 Smith St (level access, pull door, wide aisles)

10. Brooklyn Tattoo    88 Smith St (portable ramp and doorbell) www.brooklyntattoo.com

11. Van Leeuven Ice cream          81 Bergen Street  (level access small bathroom) http://www.vanleeuwenicecream.com/

12. Granada Wines and Spirits     177 Smith st (level access wide aisles)

13. Kings Theatre                       1027 Flatbush Ave     (Disabled toilets, Braille signage, transfer seats, spaces for wheelchair users, ASL interpreter upon request, hearing loops in box office, lowered help desk, no access to the first floor except via stairs, 3 wheelchairs available for use, level access from sidewalk into the theatre and seating) http://www.kingstheatre.com/

14. Jennifer Convertibles              229 Livingston Street (level access from sidewalk, stair lift inside to main showroom)        http://www.jenniferfurniture.com

15. Brooklyn Industries     100 Smith St (level access, bar handle doors, large changing room)

16. Amy’s Cookies    Online store www.amyscookies.com/ with online and telephone purchasing, delivery and pick up from location in Sunset Park. Business owned by Amy Berg, who has a disability.

17. 18. Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union         1417 Myrtle Avenue, 834 Dekalb Ave, Level access, pull handle entry, chairs upon entry, push bar exit, low ATM    http://brooklyn.coop

19. Flatbush Food Coop     1415 Cortelyou Road (Automatic doors, wide aisles, street parking, level access) www.flatbushfood.coop

20. Pinots Palette            382 5th Ave (disabled toilet, large space, 2 steps into venue, portable ramp available, with a steep incline but tested with powerchairs, angle is steeper than recommended) http://www.pinotspalette.com /parkslope

21. Collyers Mansion     179 Atlantic ave (concrete ramped entrance with less than 1 inch step, pull lever door and help desk right next to door)  http://shopthemansion.com

22. Acme Wines and Spirits      487 5th Avenue (3 inch step to door, with a clear sign on window for a portable ramp available on request) http://www.acmewinesandspirits.com/

23. Postmark Café       326 6th street (1 inch step into door, small rubber ramp fitted, small lip still on exit. Bathroom small and not disability friendly due to size)

24. South Pub      629 5th Avenue (ramped entrance with rail, wide push entrance with lever handles. Disability friendly bathroom) www.southpubnyc.com

25. Accurate Pharmacy      639 5th Avenue (two steps into store, clear sign with low level doorbell and a portable ramp, low counter and wide aisles)

26. Fleisher’s       192 5th Avenue (fixed metal ramp into store, push door with lever handle) www.fleishers.com

27. Bagel Factory       612 5th Avenue (sloped concrete entrance, level handle door, wide aisle)

28. Corner of Vermont       374 5th Avenue (level access, lever handle door, seating outside, high tables inside not wheelchair height, low counter) www.cornerofvermont.com

29. Hanoi      448 9th st (level access, wide aisles, push level handle door, wide bathroom with heavy door)

30. Paws in Paradise      410 5th Avenue (less than 1/2″ lip on front door, mainly level access, lever doors, turning circle between two entry doors) www.pawsinparadisenyc.com

31. Slope Drugs      406 5th Avenue (level access, wide doors, lever handle, low counter)

32. Powerhouse Bookstore on 8th       1111 8th Avenue (concrete ramped entrance, bench outside, lever handle door, upstairs section not accessible but books brought down) www.powerhouseon8th.com

33. Luke’s Lobster 327 5th Avenue (portable metal ramp screwed into place, push door, mixed seating, bathroom not visited) www.lukeslobster.com

34. Petland on 5th 510 5th Avenue (sign on door offering assistance, level entrance with push handle doors, clear aisles)

35. Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store 232 5th Avenue (concrete ramped entrance, slightly short/steep, push handle door, wide aisles)  www.blueribbongeneralstore.com

36. David’s Teas 234 7th Avenue (blue portable wooden ramp to fit the step into store) www.davidstea.com

37. Vespa Properties 262 Court St (portable ramp with sign and low doorbell) www.vespaproperties.com

38. Buckleys Caterers 2926 Avenue South (level access and pull entry door with disability friendly bathroom)

39. TD Bank Avenue R (level access and low counters) www.tdbank.com

40. O live Brooklyn 140 5th Avenue (portable ramp with clear sign and low level doorbell) www.olivebrooklyn.com

41. Bizio & Soci 234 5th Ave (level access door hinges both ways and pull handle) www.bizionyc.com

42. Townhouse 275 275 94th Ave (portable ramp available) www.townhouse275.com

43. BK9 62 5th Ave www.bk9.nyc (disability friendly bathroom, level access, nominated by the 5th ave BID)

44. Three Star Restaurant 1611 avenue U (level access disability friendly bathroom)

45. First Oasis Restaurant 9218 4th Avenue www.firstoasisbrooklyn.com (level access, disability friendly bathroom)

46. Michaels of Brooklyn 2929 Avenue R www.michaelsofbrooklyn.com (valet parking, level access, disability friendly bathroom)

47. The Oasis 2132 Flatbush avenue (graded entry, ramp, pull entry door, disability friendly bathroom)

48. Spoons Cafe 2923 Avenue J (graded entry, disability friendly bathroom)

49. Emcon pharmacy 49 5th Ave. (level access, good push and pull door, wide aisle and low counter)

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