Recently I had a number of Friends and Family assist me in putting the following names and places  together.These made up the Bushwick and part of the Ridgewood area’s.If you know of any names and places of the past, please email me to have them placed on this web page.Thank You

Knickerbocker Ave.

Adam Hat store off Dekalb Ave
Al Stone Appliances
Al's Glassware
Bee's Womans Shop
Bella's Millinary
Betesh Childrens Clothing
Boy's and Men's Shop
Brautmann's Pawn Shop
Buster Brown Shoes
Charlene's Clothing store
Circo Bakery.
Dilberts Supermarket
Eddie Cantors
Fish Store
Fruit Stores (??)
Gluckoff Carpet Store
Harrico Drug Store
Italian Deli corner Dekalb
Izzies Grocery - next to Stella D'Oro
Jack's Deli
King Solomon
Kitchen Set store(owned by Izzy)
Linoleum Store
Lofts Candies
Mazzola Furniture
Meatland
Miles Shoe Store
Moe's Record Store
Morris Toyland
National Shoe Store
Rainbow Shops
Rose Shop
Scaturro's Supermarket
Schotenfelds Carpet Store
Schumacher's Ice Cream Parlor
Schwabben Hall
Stallone's Italian Pastry
Stella Doro Bakery
Store on Knickerbocker and Suydam sold live snails and Dried Codfish hanging outside.
The Chinese Restaurant upstairs
Thom McCann
Vinnies Pork Store
Woolworths
Young Folks
Myrtle Army & Navy Store

Other Business in the area of Bushwick/Ridgewood

       Arion Manor
       Clam House
       Cypress Gardens Restaurant
       Dekalb Diner
       Frank & Sophie Rose
       Gasper Polizzi’s
       Gottlieb Delicatessan
       Dr. Irving Blatt ~ Dentist ~ $2.00 per
       Paul’s Marion Manor
       Paul’s Restaurant
       Pizzeria Willoughby and Central Ave.
       Rathskeller
       Ridgewood Terrace
       Ventimiglia’s Restaurant
       Victory Hall
       Junior's Pizzeria
       Wimpy's
       Wilson Hall


       Bar & Grill’s

        Angelo’s
         B&G
         Café Royal
         Enchanted Hour
         Friendly Tavern
         Gold Key
         Greene Tavern
         Groveland Gardens
         Jay’s
         La Femina (Tippy’s)
         Picadilly Inn
         Royal Café
         Saxon
         Tip Top Inn
         Willow Greene

          Bakeries

          Caputo Pastry
          Circo Pastry
          Giangrasso’s Bread
          Irving and Dekalb Bakery
          Montalbano’s Pastry
          Palermo & Canepa Pastry
          Saieva’s Pastry
          Serro’s Pastry - RIP Frank and Pete
          Venezia’s Bread - RIP Nicky
          Webers German Bakery
           Miano's Bakery
           La Rosa Bread - Remembering Joe,Agnes,Ox
                                    when they lived on Dekalb.
          Companies

          Kirsch Soda Stockholm St.
          Large Knitting Mill Stockholm St.
          Large Knitting Mill,Dekalb Ave
          Rheingold Brewery
          Saurkraut Factory Wilson and Stockholm St
          Schaefer Brewery .
          Sewing Machine on Wilson
          Pauline's Dress Shop

          Grocers

       Amplo Bros. on Wilson
       Brocia’s on Wilson
       Dominick’s  on Wilson
       Jacks on Wilson
       Mr. Rina on Dekalb Ave
       Mr. Jimmy on Central Ave.
       Myers on Myrtle
       Regina on Wilson
       Tobia Family
       Tony’s  on Wilson
       Denaro's on Central
       Irvings Grocery


      Shoe Maker’s
      

      Morreale
        Shoemaker Wilson and Myrtle
        Spadafora’s

       Movie Theater’s
        
         Loews Broadway
          Loews Gates
          RKO Madison
          Majestic
          Parthenon
          Ridgewoood
          Rivoli
          RKO Bushwick
          Starr
          Wagner
          Willoughby
          Wyckoff
          Monroe
          Rogers
          Colonial
           Alba
           Sun

         Drug Stores

      Passalaqua’s Wilson Ave
        Rabin  Myrtle Ave
        Strauss Wilson Ave & Woodbine St
                       Various

        Amendolora’s Soda
        Amendolora Ice and Kerosene Deliveries (When we had ice boxes and Black   Stoves)

       Chicken Market on Irving Ave
 
        Funeral Parlor’s
     
          Bentivegna  
          Carratozzolo's
          Tommasso

    Churches

        St Aloysius
        St Leonard RC
        St. Martin
        St. Barbara’s RC
        St. Joseph RC

Wilson Avenue was once Hamburg Avenue
Arion Place was once Broadway
Menahan St was once Ralph St.

            

     
       
       
       
        

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Wyckoff Heights
Bethany Deaconess
Bushwick
Greenpoint
Arena's
Ridgewood Grove
Candy Stores
Sanzio on Central Ave
Betty's on Central
Ann and Harry on Central
Frank on Wilson Ave
Pop's Candy Store on Evergreen
Hymie's Soda Shop on Evergreen and Myrtle


More to Follow
Central Ave:

Charlie and Sal Barbershop
Cacciopi Barbershop
Leo Barbershop (next to Rabin)
Abie Duzansky Cleaners
Tibor Ringel Glazier
Rayak Butcher
Min and Bill Candy Store (before Ann and Harry)
Rudy's Candy Store


Broadway:

Tell's Dept. Store
Rappaport's Dept. Store
Radin's Kosher Deli
John and Al Sporting Goods
Smilen Bros. Fruit


DeKalb Ave:

Sam's Grocery (cor. Myrtle)
Butter's Candy Store (bet. Central and Evergreen)
Saper's Newsstand (cor. B'way)


Stockholm St:

Cooney's Pet Shop (pigeon coop on roof)
German Clock Factory (bet. Central and Evergreen)
Best Lemon Ice Ever (Italian bakery, cor. Wilson)
Fat Gottlieb Carpenter
Joe's Grocery (cor. Central)
Jack and Ruby Luncheonette (cor. Central)


Myrtle Ave:

Rainbow Shop
Rader Bros. Mattresses
Model Plane Hobby Shop
Anshe Emis Synagogue


Knickerbocker Ave:

Dr. Ralph Levin, Dentist


Roving Shlep:

Knish Man


Al the Hatter ~ Central Ave and Hart St.
Larry the Barber ~ Wilson Ave between Hart St.
and Suydam St.
Chinese Laundry Shop ~ Central Ave off Hart St.
Accardi's Leather Goods Store Central Ave.
Mintz Ice Cream Parlour ~ Across from Loews
Broadway

Groceries:
A&P - Knickerbocker between Starr and Troutman
Sal LaVerdi's Italian Grocery on Irving and Starr
Cohen's Jewish Deli - Knickerbocker Ave near Suydam (His daughter and I were Scouts together)

Halls
Starr Ballroom

Furniture
C Ludwig Baumann & Co - Knickerbocker Ave.

Ice Cream
Sinacore's Ice Cream Parlor - Knickerbocker
Myers Ice Cream Parlor

Florists
Morreale - Wilson Avenue near Saieva's
Speciale - Wilson Ave.

Nat's Candy Store corner of Knickerbocker and Starr
(formerly owned by Al and Vic)

Pharmacies
Liotta's Pharmacy

Ladies Lingerie
DainTee Shoppe - Knickerbocker

Bakery
Sciortino's Italian Bread Bakery - Knickerbocker bet Starr and Willoughby

Charles Tailor Shop - Knickerbocker near Jefferson St.  (I saw my first picture of Frank Sinatra autographed to Charlie, the owner.)

Bars
Hoge's on Onderdonk Ave.

Special Thanks to my friend Jean Ganci from Starr St. for                                   adding the below places
A Special Thank You to the Millman Bros
                     Martin and Edward