Eccentric. Unique. Alive. It’s no surprise why Williamsburg and Greenpoint are two of the most exciting and up-and-coming neighborhoods in Brooklyn. For starters, there is just so much to do, so much to eat, and so much to explore. All of which you can do by just walking a few blocks. Whether you’re a foodie, artist, musician, vintage lover, whatever it may be, chances are you’ll find something that tickles your fancy here. Not to mention this area are a true mecca for creatives. Yep, these neighboring neighborhoods have it all. Just make sure you allow enough time to take it all in! And with this area being known for its hipster-ness, well, you know you’re in for a good time!
Check out some of our favorite places below…
Eats – Sitdowns:
(Free pizza with a beer during happy hour…Yep, you read that right!)
174 Bedford Avenue (718) 599-9599
Eats – Quickbites:
Radegast Hall & Beirgarten
(Very spacious place with a cool, European atmosphere!)
113 N 3rd Street (718) 963-3973
Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop
(some of the best donuts you’ll ever come across!)
727 Manhattan Avenue (718) 389-3676
SO many sweet treats for less than $2. It always takes me forever to decide on just one!
(Great rooftop with amazing views of the city skyline!)
4 Berry Street (718) 782-2829
(If you want a tasty slice, this place definitely lives up to its name!)
33 Havemeyer Street (718) 599-2210
Things to Do:
You’ll even get to visit a rooftop community garden at the Navy Shipyard!
If there is a wait at the bowling alley, go right next door for a drink at Brooklyn Brewery.
Explore the countless antique shops.
So much fun just rummaging through all the piles of stuff!
Don’t Miss Out On:
(Great place for a picnic!)
All the shops along Bedford Avenue
(So many vintage clothing stores!)
(Best place to please your taste buds!)
And of course, don’t forget to take in all the beautiful murals, graffiti and art along the streets!
Williamsburg is such an eclectic neighborhood, and if you take the time to simply walk & explore, you’ll soon realize all its unique charm.