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Topic: Fabric, Yarn, and/or Thrift shops near Rutgers/New Brunswick?  (Read 3577 times)
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tkyro57
« on: August 01, 2006 04:13:30 PM »

Hi guys,
Do any of you know of any good fabric, yarn or thrift shops near Rutgers University or in the general New Brunswick area? I'm new down here, and have no idea where to shop for stuff!
Thanks a bunch.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2006 08:24:41 PM »

I live about 10-20 Minutes from you!  Aren't you excited! Sorry, I'm crazy.

Anyways, if you go south on Rt. 18 into the East Brunsiwck area (not far from you at all), first there is a Ragshop on the souhtbound side, then an A.C. Moore later on  on the Northbound side, then even further down on the southbound side is a goodwill.  The goodwill is in a little stripmall with a Jenny Craig, a Vitamin world, and a smoke shop. 

I hope this helps!
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« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2006 10:34:09 AM »

Wow, thank you so much!
I had no idea Rt. 18 had pretty much... everything I need. Thank you so much for the help!  Smiley

And don't worry about the crazy - I'm quite insane myself. And yeah, I'm pretty excited to meet a neighbor!  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2006 10:59:29 AM »

Actually, I'm leaving for college at the end of the week. Cry  But seriously, I live on Rt. 18. 
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« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2006 12:29:39 PM »

That section of Route 18 is great, those two miles or so. Everything is there. ...I live in Old Bridge.


(If you're looking for real stores, too, and don't know where to go, even more south on 18 from where you are is the Brunswick Square Mall in East Brunswick and back behind there is a Target in Milltown, which is actually close to you if you go the back way. And 18 has an A&P and just everything. Don't worry about not being able to find stuff. If you have a car, which I assume you do, go out and drive around and you'll fid tons of things. Good luck in Rutgers!)
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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2006 12:37:18 PM »

I live just over in the next town of Highland Park!

I only have on other thing to say.
There's a great little thrift store in one of the churches here in town.  Most of the stuff is ugly but the prices are very cheep. 

Just go down Rt. 27 into Highland Park.  Make a right into the parking lot with the sign that has all the community events.  the thrift shop is right there. 
(Inside the shop is a little fair trade store.)

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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2006 06:48:02 PM »

Oooo, thanks kinky twinkie.  Now I can't wait to come home  Grin
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2006 09:48:41 PM »

Shoppers World still lives?  I thought it closed down?  I don't know.....
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« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2006 01:23:28 PM »

Yeah, I thought it closed, too.

What's Tuesday Morning? I've heard of it, I think.
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« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2006 05:31:07 PM »

There is a thrift shop a a couple houses/stores down from the Ronald McDonald House.  I don't remember what it is called though.
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