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Exploring The 5 Best Bars In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Beer and Ale Fernanda Paronetto

Explore with our Founder, Fê Paronetto, the 5 best bars in Greenpoint, Brooklyn! She takes you on a short and sweet walk around this upcoming neighborhood, with bars you should go visit with your friends!

There are so many awesome neighborhoods spread throughout Brooklyn and it’s always a thrill to explore them!

Greenpoint is one of the neighborhoods that has been attracting everyone’s attention and eyes, from locals to our type of tourist – the curious ones that want to explore New York off-the-beaten-track.

The neighborhood is not big, making it pretty easy to explore it all on foot. You’ll find everything from independently owned stores and fantastic restaurants to pretty cool bars and delicious coffee shops!

And, since we know that everyone loves uncovering the best bars spread around town, so we decided to give a little hand!

Today we decided to share with you our selection of the 5 best bars in Greenpoint, so be sure to tell your friends and go check it out!

Ok, ok…we agree that there are countless other bar that are amazing! So, if you liked this video, we can maybe do another one with more spots, in the near future! Leave us a message below, if that’s a YES!


Northern Territory

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Northern Territory

During the hot months, Northern Territory is the place to go.

Why? Well, it’s rooftop area has an amazing view of Manhattan’s skyline, drinks are great and it’s always attracts a pretty group of people.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 4pm – close
Saturday & Sunday: 11am – close

Location: 12 Franklin Street

http://www.northernterritorybk.com


Troost

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Troost

One of Greenpoint’s hidden gems is called Troost. Besides having a full bar with great drink selection, great music that attracts a laid-back crowd, it also has a beautiful green garden in the back, perfect now that the weather is getting hotter!

Plus, do you like wine? The owners John Ortiz and Jaime Eldredge opened this place due to the lack of a good wine bar in the neighborhood.

Read more about them here.

Hours:
Happy Hour: 4pm – 8pm
Daily: 4pm – Close
*Close between Midnight – 2am*

Location: 1011 Manhattan Avenue

http://troostny.com


Brokenland

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Brokenland

Brokenland is pretty low-key and also has a great list of creative cocktails. Plus, it’s another bar with a great back garden!

In addition, if you enjoy a low key, laid back environment, you’ll love it here. As they explain, they are a hip bar with wood floors and tin ceilings!

Hours:
Monday – Friday:  4pm – 4am
Saturday & Sunday: 2pm – 4am
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday: 4pm – 8pm

Backyard Hours (open year round):
Sunday – Thursday: Open until 11pm
Friday & Saturday: Open until 1am

Location: 105 Franklin Street

http://www.brokenlandbar.com


Ramona

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Ramona

As soon as you walk into Ramona, you’ll be in awe. The amazing full bar is definitely something to see! This family owned bar serves innovative original cocktails and re-imagined classics.

The house’s main barista, Jeremy, made us a delicious one named The Handsome Grandson. It’s basically gin, bay leaf syrup, pomegranate, basil, lime, topped with soda and goes for $13.

Hours:
Monday – Friday: 5pm – 4am
Saturday & Sunday: 2pm – 4am

Location: 113 Franklin Street

https://ramonabarnyc.com


Greenpoint Beer and Ale

Nightlife Bars 5 Best Bars in Greenpoint Beer and Ale Fernanda Paronetto

Greenpoint Beer & Ale is our last stop! While exploring Greenpoint, it’s hard to miss this place.

You’ll see countless communal tables on the sidewalks, with beautiful people hanging out in this German-style brewpub. Be sure to come early to get your seat outside.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 12am
Friday: 2pm – 2am
Saturday: 12pm – 2am
Sunday: 12pm – 12am

Location: 7 North 15th Street

http://greenpointbeer.com


For other great cocktail spots, you might want to check out a super cool interview we did with the hippest Brooklyn couple that know everything about cocktails! Rachel and Kyle Ford shared with us their 7 Best Cocktail Places In NY.

And last, if you enjoyed this post and you’re also the type of local, or tourist, that simply loves exploring New York off-the-beaten-path, subscribe to our YouTube Channel to be part of our Founder’s adventure around NY!


Videography: Renata Meirelles
Photo CreditsRenata Meirelles and courtesy of the venues
Beauty: Leila Soldeira

Tastings in New York and Upstate that will blow your mind

Dining Red Hook Winery Tastings Glamour Mag Outdoor

We contribute with Glamour Brazil magazine. This post was about great spots for tastings in New York and Upstate.

Here is the Portuguese version and below, the English version:

New York is not only a perfect place for people who love art, shows, nightlife, shopping, gastronomy, but the “city that never sleeps” offers great options for those who enjoy wine, beer, whiskey and gin tastings.

Since several of these tastings take place inside their own factories, many are located in Brooklyn – a neighborhood big enough to host these huge buildings. Another cool spot is a winery only 2 hours from Manhattan with tastings, outdoor yoga classes and happy hours with jazz music.



If you have no time to organize any of these experiences and need help, see below what we can do for you! After all, they are great spots for tastings!

Do you need help to organize any of the tours of the day trips? Contact our experts so they can tell you about our Concierge Services!

Are you a company wanting to host a special event for clients or your top employees? Take a look at how our Corporate Services can help you out and how we can do all the work for you.

 

Who’s having a Brooklyn Beer?

Dining Brooklyn Brewery Tasting Production

Beer tasting can not only be delicious and refreshing, but it can be a fantastic experience when you can see how it’s all actually produced! So, who’s having a Brooklyn Beer?

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Brooklyn Brewery makes beer. Good beer.” Yup, as they already say, their beer is pretty good, hence the success of their tastings, specially during the weekends.

This spot located, in Williamsburg, is not so much a “behind the scenes” place anymore, since the word got out and now they attract big crowds. But, it’s surely still worth writing about!

“Not only does it taste good and make your meal better but we like to think that since its founding in 1988, Brooklyn Brewery has brewed flavorful beers that enrich the life, tradition and culture of the communities it serves.”

As we know, in the beginning of the 19th century, New York became home to hundreds of immigrants. Many came from countries like Ireland and Germany – that are well know for their beer-culture. So, these immigrants brought their knowledge of brewing to Brooklyn, that soon became a hub for fantastic beer!

We’ve all heard about the Prohibition Era that made countless alcoholic-driven businesses collapse, and in the beer industry, it wasn’t different.

Years later, Steve Hindy and Tom Potter joined forced to bring Brooklyn Brewery to life. They brought on board the graphic designer, Milton Glaser, that gave life to the brand.

Its award-winning roster of year-round, seasonal and specialty beers have gained the Brewery notoriety as one of the top craft beer producers in the world.

See below the hours, but it’s basically a first come, first serve line, so you may bump into a reasonable line over the weekends.

After the tour and the tasting, you might want to check out a few places in Greenpoint, just a few blocks North.

We’ve created a fantastic Self-Guided Tour of the neighborhood, so download here and have fun! Oh! This tour can be split into multiple days, so don’t get overwhelmed with the number of places we refer!

If you want help to organize a visit/tour, contact our experts through our Concierge Services. We’ve also done tours with corporate groups that have tremendously enjoyed the experience, so see our Corporate Services for more information.

Hours:
Monday – Thursday (reservation only): 5pm – 7pm – for small batch tours
Friday: 6pm – 11pm; free tours are also available only at 7pm and 8pm
Saturday: 12pm – 8pm for tours & tastings
Sunday: 12pm – 6pm for tours & tastings

Location: 79 North 11th Street

http://brooklynbrewery.com

 

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Brooklyn Beer and Nathan Adams

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