coolstuff.nyc neighborhood guide

Greenpoint, Brooklyn


May 13, 2022

We love Greenpoint for a lot of reasons. It’s a creative neighborhood with great shopping and dining that is also home to TONS of our cool friends. We’ve put together a little guide of all the places you need to check out during a day in Brooklyn’s northernmost neighborhood ︎




Sip


Homecoming
Also seen in Best Coffee Shops in NYC

For: coffee & flowers & plants.

Bakeri

For: an adorable interior for afternoon pastries & cortados.


Ramona

For: a surprising large bar (2 stories!) with chic cocktails. (PS- try out their sister bar, Elsa in Cobble Hill!)

Eavesdrop

For: craft cocktails, natty wine, small plates & DJsb in a space designed for sound.

Milk & Roses

For: a mid-day tea or early evening wine in their book-filled cafe or green backyard.


Eat


Frankel’s

For: pastrami brekkie sammies as big as your head.



Cafe Alula

For: Mediterranean fare & a dang good coffee.

Bernie’s
Also seen in Best Burgers in NYC

For: well…the best burger in Brooklyn.




Oxomoco
Also seen in  Best Frozen Drinks in NYC

For: the freshest and most delicious Michelin-starred Mexican food. Don’t leave without a bottle of their off-the-menu hot sauce.

Paulie Gee’s Slice Shop
Also seen in Best Park Take-Out

For: the slice shop outpost of Paulie Gee’s Pizza. We love taking a slice to eat in Transmitter Park.

Edy’s Grocer Also seen in our Cool Friend Interview with owner, Edy Massih

For: authentic Lebanese snacks, sammies & the perfect spot to stop at before a picnic.


Shop


Big Night Also seen in our Cool Friend Interview with owner, Katherine Lewin

For: everything you need for a dinner party at home.



Archestratus Books & Foods

For: an incredible selection of cookbooks & kitchen goodies.

Yoseka Stationery

For: beautiful Asian stationary.


Dobbin Street Co-op

For: thrifted & vintage finds for the home.


Dream Fishing Tackle

For: specific designer vintage pieces in an eye-candy of a store.


Seven Wonders Collective

For: thrifted & vintage clothing finds.



Porter James

For: custom upholstered modern furniture & the prettiest velvet pillows.
 

Word Bookstore

For: the neighborhood’s bookstore.


Dandelion Wine Shop

For: the neighborhood’s natural wine shop.


Bellocq Tea

For: an inconspicuous jewel box of a tea shop tucked away into a quiet corner.

We love Bellocq’s new blend made in collaboration with Cool Friend Mickey Ashmore of Sabah.



Greenery Unlimited

For: so many plants! Come here ready to discover a new plant & take home a pretty pot.



Tula Plants

For: a lot more plants in a fun space!
 

See


Transmitter Park

For: the best view (of the city) in the city!


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