Beauty Salon Comes To Doomed Avenue U Strip Mall


Arthur Borko snapped this photo of the soon-to-open Dream Catchers Beauty Salon, the latest entry to debut at the otherwise bleak “Ave U Plaza” at 3102 Avenue U.

We hope we’re wrong when we say it’s not such a good spot, but the history of the plaza has not been a pretty one. Since completing construction some time in 2009, stores have opened and shuttered many times, including – but not limited to – True Perfection Kitchen & Bath Designs, Rosco’s Doggy Day Care, and It’s All About Me Now.

It looks like the only place that’s managed to stick around that strip mall is the Wine & Spirits shop. Perhaps they’re fueled by the shattered dreams of would-be small business owners…

Regardless, we sincerely do hope we’re wrong, and look forward to welcoming Dream Catchers to the neighborhood.


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  • Dream on.

  • Anonymous


    That is all.

  • Miladylove1

    The wine store has been through at least 2 owners that I know off. The nail salon is the only one that’s doing great. Was the first one to open up there and is not lacking in business.

    • Thanks for the info! I totally forgot about the nail salon, and didn’t know the wine store had seen several owners. Thanks for the help!

  • Anonymous

    Wish them luck in their business. This is gonna help people find jobs. Hopefully more businesses will open, this will help all the unemployed. I’ve been working in a beauty salon for some time. Planning to put up one in the future.

  • POed

    i hope this place fails.. its going to be another thing to drive Russians towards the area (which we definitely do not need). Their menu is a JOKE and their services are overpriced. 

    • Duston

      What group do we need in this area then?

  • brklyngirl27

    Walked in on a whim today and the place is BEAUTIFUL! I was extremely happy with my haircut and didn’t mind the free champagne either! Will DEFINITELY be coming back!

  • Guest

    10% off discount so i got my hair colored today lol. really impressed by the service, also had some champagne and cookies too lol!

  • Michelle

    The nail place seems to do well there. It gets really crowded on Sundays!