Plan a Visit

If you are in the New York area, please schedule an appointment by emailing stephen(at)srithreads(dot)com or via DM on Instagram @srithreads

Although New York State has relaxed Covid restrictions it is asked that face masks still be worn during visits.

Toilet facilities are not available. 

If you are running behind for your appointment please email, text or call. A phone number will be provided once you book your appointment.

Appointments will be cancelled if you are 20 minutes late if there is no notice.

Please read directions below for access to Sri once you are at 18 Eckford Street: you need to pass through a courtyard upon entry and directions for that are noted below.

We are located at;
18 Eckford Street, #8
Brooklyn, NY 11222
For a map of where we are in Brooklyn, click here.

We ask that no photographs are taken during your visit.  Thank you for your understanding.

Here are local directions:

BY SUBWAY

From Manhattan
TAKING THE L TRAIN* to the BEDFORD AVENUE STOP, FIRST STOP IN BROOKLYN
WEEKDAYS: approx. 12 minute walk

-board the front of the L train
-take the train to the first stop in Brooklyn, Bedford Avenue
-ascend the stairs closest to the front of the train and you'll arrive at Driggs and North Seventh
-walk in the direction of Joe's Busy Corner, NOT Acqua Santa: you want the numbered streets to become larger, not smaller
-continue up Driggs. You'll pass a Russian church and a park
-continue on Driggs to Manhattan Avenue
-take a right on Manhattan Avenue two blocks
-you'll see Eckford Street intersecting Manhattan on an angle
-take a left. We are right there: 18 Eckford Street #8 which has a black door and is to the left of a pull down gate. 
-Press Buzzer #8
-Once you are buzzed in, you will walk through to the very back of the courtyard, you'll take a left into to building, and up one flight

*You can also take the L train one stop past Bedford Avenue to Lorimer/Metropolitan and transfer to the G train in the direction of Queens/Court Square. The G is a shorter walk to Sri than the L

BY SUBWAY

From Manhattan
TAKING THE G* TRAIN to the NASSAU AVENUE STOP
FROM MANHATTAN YOU CAN ACCESS THE G TRAIN VIA THE 7, E OR THE M TRAINS
approximately 5-7 minute walk from the Nassau Avenue stop to Sri

-exit the train at Nassau Avenue
-walk on Manhattan Avenue in the direction of a Japanese restaurant, Sapporo Haru
-continue on Manhattan past Driggs Street and Engert Avenue.
-Eckford Street intersects Manhattan Avenue at an angle; you'll see a sign for it
-take a direct left: our place, 18 Eckford has a black door and is to the left of a pull down gate
-Press buzzer # 8
-Once you are buzzed in, you will walk through to the very back of the courtyard, you'll take a left into to building, and up one flight

*from Manhattan you can take the E or the M trains and change to the G at the first stop in Queens: 23rd Stree/Ely Avenue Court Square stop. As this is the first stop for the G train, any train will go in the direction of Sri.

*from Manhattan you can take the #7 train to the third stop in Queens, Court Square and change there for the G train.  As this is the first stop for the G train, any train will go in the direction of Sri.


DRIVING from MANHATTAN
Yellow cabs may have trouble with directions. It may be easier to take a car service such as Lyft or Uber.

Via Williamsburg Bridge with normal traffic, from the Manhattan side of the bridge to Sri about a 15 minutes drive

-Cross the Bridge and continue on to the BQE, taking the first exit off: McGuinness/Humboldt
-Take the left fork on the exit, continuing left onto McGuinness Blvd.
-Get in the left lane of McGuinness Blvd. and continue just a few blocks.
-You will pass, Bayard St., Newton St., Engert St., Broome Street: after Broome is Driggs Avenue
-Turn left onto Driggs Avenue, there is a light there
-Go down one block past Graham Avenue to Eckford Street. Take a left (it doesn't look like you can take a left, but you can)
-Continue on Eckford.We are  one-half block past the stop sign at Eckford and Engert.
-You'll see a building, number 18 Eckford which has a black door and is to the left of a pull down gate. 
-Press buzzer # 8
-Once you are buzzed in, you will walk through to the very back of the courtyard, you'll take a left into to building, and up one flight

Via 59th Street Bridge: with normal traffic from the Manhattan side of  bridge to Sri about 15 minutes
-Cross the 59th Street Bridge, upper level, right lane
-upon exiting the bridge, take the right exit to 21st Street
-at the light at the end of the off ramp, turn left onto 21st Street
-continue on 21st Street just past the Post Office (right hand side)and PS1 (left hand side), turning right on Jackson Avenue
-go on Jackson Avenue to the Pulaski Bridge
-cross the Pulaski Bridge and continue on McGuinness Blvd.
-continue on McGuinness for about a dozen blocks: you'll then see crosstreets: Meserole, Norman, Nassau: note: you'll want to turn right just after Nassau Avenue.
-take a right 1/2 block after Nassau Avenue (the road forks to the right) to the stop sign on Driggs Avenue
-take a right on Driggs Avenue one block to Eckford Street
-turn left on Eckford to the stop sign: note: it looks as if you cannot take a left here but you can. BE CAREFUL and make a wide turn
-continue on Eckford one-half block after the stop sign. We are at 18 Eckford Street #8 which has a black door and is to the left of a pull down gate. 
-Once you are buzzed in, you will walk through to the very back of the courtyard, you'll take a left into to building, and up one flight