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VE18 Attendee tips: where to get what you’ll need

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

Where can you find  a good book, copies, printing, office supplies, stamps, overnight shipping, data recovery, computer repair and (if all else fails) drugs?

Look no further. In consideration of all the things you will forget to bring to New York, the VE18 team has assembled the below list of useful places to find them around the main conference site.

 

SOME GOOD BOOKSTORES

St Mark’s Bookshop

31 Third Ave (at E 9th St), 212-260-7853 An East Village institution.

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

126 Crosby St (btw Jersey St and Prince St), 212-334-3324

Shakespeare & Co Booksellers

716 Broadway (btw Waverly Pl and E 4th St)

Strand Bookstore

828 Broadway (at E 12th St) Another East Village institution.

Book Culture

536 W 112th St (btw Broadway and Amsterdam Ave), 212-865-1588 Near Columbia University, this place (formerly known as Labyrinth Books) remains among the best bookstores in the city.

Barnes & Noble

33 E 17th St (btw Union Sqr W and Union Sqr E), 212-253-0810

NYU Bookstore

726 Broadway (btw Waverly Pl and E 4th St), 212-998-4667 The main NYU bookstore.

 

COPY/PRINT/INTERNET/SUPPLIES

Unique Copy Center

252 Greene St (btw W 8th St and Waverly Pl), 212-420-9198; Right around the corner from 727 Broadway. Open 8a-10p M-F; 10a-7p Sat; closed Sun.

New University Copy Inc

11 Waverly Pl #1 (btw Mercer St and Greene St), 212-473-7369; Right around the corner from 727 Broadway.

Staples

769 Broadway (btw E 8th St and E 9th St), 646-654-6660; 5-9 Union Sqr W (btw E 14th St and E 15th St), 212-929-6323; Broadway location open 7a-8p. Union Square location open until 10pm, and open 24 hours weekdays.

FedEx Office Print and Ship Center

(see below)

Digital Society

(see below)

 

SHIPPING/MAIL  SERVICES

U.S. Post Office

93 Fourth Ave (at E 11th St),  Closest U.S. post office to 727 Broadway.

FedEx Office Print & Ship Center

21 Astor Pl (btw Broadway and Lafayette St), 212-228-9511; 4 Union Sq E (btw E 14th St and E 15th St), 212-353-3860; Astor Pl location open until 11pm. Union Square location open until 9pm.

Village Postal Center

217 Thompson St (btw W 3rd St and Bleecker St), 212-505-0303 UPS shipping.

 

COMPUTER SUPPLIES AND REPAIR

Digital Society

60 E 10th St (btw Broadway and University Pl), 212-777-3093 Apple and Mac computer repair specialists. Also sells supplies.

NYU Computer Store

242 Greene St, 212-998-4672 Computer supplies – hardware and software.

 

DRUGSTORES

University Chemists

74 University Pl (at E 11th St), 212-473-0277 A small-business, single-location store.

Duane Reade

769 Broadway (btw E 8th St and E 9th St), 646-602-8274; and 4 W 4th St (btw Broadway and Mercer St) Two locations.

CVS Pharmacy

20 University Pl (at E 8th St), 212-260-3052

Walgreens Pharmacy

20 Astor Pl (at Lafayette St), 212-375-0734

 

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