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Review of Valley Junction

Valley Junction
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

While we have our favorites, including the Theatrical Shop for great costumes and the Atomic Garage for vintage clothing, we stroll Fifth Avenue at least once or twice a year to discover a new gallery, antique shop, gift shop or cafe. The shops come and go and some of our former favorites are gone now, but the space soon fills up. There's plenty of free parking, although you should be prepared to walk several blocks to see it all.

Thank PaulSFraser
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Reviewed June 9, 2012

Lots of great shops and great restaurants. Not a lot of parking.

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Reviewed June 6, 2012

Some good places to eat and shop,but too many keitchy 'antique' stores.

Thank Blancaontheroad
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Reviewed May 29, 2012

Enjoyed the BBQ competition, only wished we could have tasted the contestants entries! Nice little (expensive) shops in this area.

Thank Complete_Travel
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Reviewed May 14, 2012

Much better and reasonable shops than East Village!! I would highly suggest this area for food and shopping.

Thank Christa B
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