The spacious Ponce City Market location houses an extensive selection of arty inventory, but the streamlined layout makes it easy to navigate. Find notebooks and knickknacks up front; canvases and sketchpads in the back; and neat rows of bright paints, pastels, and pencils in the middle. Take five minutes to give the cashier your contact information and you’ll become a preferred member, scoring extra discounts. 650 North Avenue, bindersart.com
This article originally appeared in our November 2015 issue.