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The Best Places To Drink Outside in North Brookyn

Brooklyn Barge Bar When the weather gets warm, finding a bar in Manhattan where you can drink outside is next to impossible. The few places that are suitable for outside libations are always too crowded. Thankfully, North Brooklyn has you covered. From Freehold’s grassy courtyard in South Williamsburg, to the impressive skyline vistas at Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Barge Bar, North Brooklyn is packed with options. By Nabe Williamsburg greenpoint bushwick map Williamsburg Spuyten Duyvil, credit Pinterist Spuyten Duyvil 359 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg We say: A spacious garden with lawn chairs and a wall covered in ivy that never seems to get too crowded. Spuyten Duyvil is a favorite for craft beer lovers and has one of the larger selections in the neighborhood. They…

Greenpoint Beer and Ale is reopening this spring, Northern Territory is not

We mentioned back in the fall that Greenpoint Beer and Ale and Northern Territory were set to be demolished for generic office space. Since then, Greenpoint Beer and Ale has shuttered but will happily be reopening this spring at 1150 Manhattan Avenue. No date has been announced, but their colorful beer tower has arrived. Northern Territory had initially hoped to reopen in its current location for one final summer, but Greenpointers reports that their plans have changed: This past November, we announced that Northern Territory would be hibernating for the winter and planned to reopen this Spring (as in now) for their final year at the corner of Franklin and Meserole Avenue…

Two new bars have opened in Greenpoint: Sama Street and Magazine

Sama Street Two new bars have opened close to the Greenpoint Ave. G stop in Greenpoint. Sama Street is a new cocktail bar on Manhattan Ave. with small plates. More from Greenpoint Post: A new Asian-inspired cocktail lounge opened last week on Manhattan Avenue. Sama Street, located at 988 Manhattan Ave. in north Greenpoint, is the brainchild of two longtime friends, Avi Singh and Rishi Rajpal. The bar, which opened last Monday, serves up handcrafted cocktails infused with Asian ingredients and small pan-Asian plates… On the drinks menu is wine, four different Asian beers and 15 cocktails that all feature Asian ingredients. The Eastern Medicine cocktail utilizes Japanese whiskey, yuzu and black cardamom, while the Slow …

Two out-of-scale, Tetris-like towers coming to toxic, floodzone site in Greenpoint

credit OMA Just what the community wants! Two more out-of-scale towers to be inhabited by fedora-wearing tech bros and trust fund jet-setters casting shade on the neighborhood. The towers will be constructed at Greenpoint Landing and will be 30 and 40 stories high, housing 745 insanely expensive apartments. That’s a couple thousand more people on your G Train commute and at that great local bar you can no longer get into. And of course, this is all happening in an area that’s inches from a Superfund site that’s been designated a Zone 1 hurricane evacuation zone (the area was underwater during Sandy). Curbed has more. The architecture firm founded by Rem Koolhaas is known for structures that appear to…