Solana prepares to open its own Web3 “cultural center” and “embassy” in New York City.

opening IRL retail store and Web3 “embassy” in New York

A themed store called “ Spaces” will officially open in Hudson Yards, New York by Foundation. This space is positioned as a “cultural center” and “embassy” of Solana.

“Come to the store, you will learn about how Solana works, what Web3 is. We'll set up a wallet for you first while also guiding you through your first trades.”

In addition to basic tutorials, the space will also display and sell artwork and a wide variety of Solana-branded items, including a limited number of Blanksoles sneakers.

Ahead of its grand opening, Solana Spaces opened its doors last weekend to a group of 30 early visitors. Although not yet officially open to customers, the store has already made a significant splash on social media.

and Web3 is slowly infiltrating mainstream culture along with many celebrities such as Tom Brady, Steve Aoki, Snoop Dogg, … Brands like Collections  Bored Ape Yatch Clubs even created a product and business arm “IRL,” including a theme restaurant in Los Angeles. Solana recently announced plans to launch her own Android smartphone, but has been hit with a lawsuit alleging are unregistered securities and intra-company whales manipulating project prices earlier this month.