A new environmentally-friendly Greenpoint public library is replacing an old one-stone library located on 107 Norman Ave. The new library is two-stories high and part of the library is going to be an Environmental Education Center. Click here for more information.
Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint is filled with Polish bakeries and restaurants. The Polka Dot Cafe at 726 Manhattan Avenue is filled with authentic Polish food. Stop by to check it out! Click here for more information.
Longtime bar, Enid’s, announced its closing after being in Greenpoint for 20 years. Enid’s was in business for 20 years and the owners went on instagram to thank their customers for staying with them for all those years. The manager said the reason for closing had nothing to do with rent, but they simply felt […]
Greenpoint’s Sunshine laundromat is going to be hosting The New York State Pinball Championship on January 19th. There will be 24 contenders in the competition and these are the best pinball competitors out there. The competitors were picked out of over 670 registered players. The winner is going to take home $2,500 and the opportunity […]
Taxidermy, the art of preparing and preserving the skin of animals, is currently thriving in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. The taxidermy studio is located at 681 Morgan Ave. Amber Maykut, the taxidermy owner and operator, has previously interned at the American Museum of Natural History. Maykut ensures her customers that no animals are harmed or killed during […]
A $12 million renovation of a Sergeant William Dougherty Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn was revealed this week. The park’s upgraded facilities included a playground, skate park, basketball court, handball court, and waterplay area. The park is named after Sergeant William T. Dougherty, a World War II hero. The park is currently being expanded and renovated […]
“The Palace Cafe”, the bar at 206 Nassau Ave is going to be reopened by Greenpoint locals after 80 years of being in business. The Palace opened its doors for the first time last weekend since the owners retired a few years ago. The bar promises to revive the feeling of the historic Palace Cafe. […]
The 3rd annual Kingsland Wildflowers Festival will be held Saturday, September 22nd from 12:00-4:00 at 520 Kingsland Ave. Brooklyn, New York. The festival will celebrate the third season of our green roof and community engagement in Greenpoint. Local residents are encouraged to explore the 22,000 square foot green roofs while also having community organizations. Click […]
The Newton Creek Nature Walk is located along the Newton Creek Wastewater Treatment plant. The Nature walk is located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on 100 Paidge Ave. All are welcome as long as all children are accompanied with adults. Click here for more information.
Greenpoint’s newest coffee shop is now on wheels. Stacy Carillo rides around Greenpoint on a tricycle wearing overalls and a hat selling coffee. She bikes over to small businesses that are not located near any coffee shops. Her and her husband invested $6,000 in the customized coffee cart and now sells coffee for $5 a […]