July 4th is a holiday for picnics and parades, fireworks and family fun. But it's also a day for shopping, if you head to a Brooklyn mall. Precisely because it's a national holiday, many national chains stay open. And so do some local stores, as well.
Why? Because, said one bookseller in Fort Greene, "Half of New York City leaves for the Fourth of July but the other half stays — and a lot of them use the day to shop."For More Info: