Nov 27, 2013
Bed-Stuy Couple Brings New Home Decor Shop to Former True South StorefrontBy Paul

Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY – A new home decor and gift shop is opening just in time for the holidays in Bed-Stuy, occupying a storefront that fomerly housed an independent black history bookstore.

Peace & Riot Pop-Up is owned by longtime Bed-Stuy resident and business owner Achuziam Maha and husband Lionel Sanchez, who say they’re trying to fill a void for everyday gifts like greeting cards, candles and bath and beauty products.

“We’re really trying to fill a lot of holes I think are in this neighborhood,” said Maha, who previously owned the African home decor shop Ibo Landing. “We can’t fill everything, but I definitely want to fill some of them.”

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