The owner of St. James business Sewnonymous is seeing more interest in sewing classes in the area, just as she's decided to sell the shop and take her classes on the road.
The owner, who only goes by her first name, Tia, said although the shop opens when clients call and schedule sewing class appointments, a boost in interest has her planning on opening the location for a set three days a week.
That's until the business sells. According to MLSLI.com, the circa-1930 location at 539 Lake Ave. is for sale for $485,000. Coach Real Estate Associates in Stony Brook is managing the listing.
If the location were to be purchased now, Tia said she has no set plans for where she'd hold sewing classes in the future.
"Whatever happens is going to happen ... you get up every day and do what you love," she said.
The shop sits in a section of the road that is littered with empty storefronts, from north of the location to a just south.
While there are multiple Lake Avenue vacancies one has recently been filled next to Sewnonymous by .
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