Don’t let the name fool you. Although their namesake was taken from New York City’s boroughs, this little shop’s ethos is to celebrate local creativity. With colourful bunting adorning its interior and wooden tables displaying the wintry warmth of Otto and Spike, Emily Green’s abstract jewellery and Tufts ceramic wares, this shop is a haven for lovers of kitsch crafts. Nobody needs Hallmark anymore. Go and buy one of Able and Game’s cards that are infused will illustrations that scream Melbourne culture.

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Five Boroughs details

345 Lygon St

Brunswick East 3057

Telephone 03 9388 1618

Open Tue-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat-Sun 10am-5pm

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