Explore Life in Greenpoint, Brooklyn
Greenpoint is one of Brooklyn’s most exciting neighborhoods. Located at the northernmost point of the borough, it offers so much more than just breathtaking views of the East River and Manhattan skyline. Art studios in converted warehouses and live music venues allow this area to uphold Brooklyn’s signature attitude, while old school bodegas on the corner offer an experience that is quintessentially New York. This seamless juxtaposition between the old and the new make Greenpoint an incredibly cool place to call home.
Eateries &
Although it houses quiet residential streets, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Greenpoint. Nearby Franklin Street offers a veritable smorgasbord of delicious eateries all eager to make a name for themselves. Although Greenpoint is home to trend-setting eateries like Citroen – a 1920’s inspired, Michelin-rated French bistro – and you’ll also find restaurants like Karczma, which pay homage to the neighborhood’s original Polish roots. Local hotspots like Eavesdrop and Sama Street serve up delicious cocktails, while Skyline Drive-In NYC offers an unforgettable movie viewing experience when the sun goes down.
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Parks &
Its location on the East River means that Greenpoint offers a unique variety of outdoor spaces. Places like WNYC Transmitter Park to the West or Manhattan Avenue Park to the North offer respite from city life. For even more breathing room, you’ll be just blocks away from Bushwick Inlet Park's expansive soccer fields, vistas, playgrounds, and more. Or simply walk along the neighborhood’s waterfront streets in the early morning for a sense of tranquility with beautiful city views in the background.
Arts &
Greenpoint has long been a hub for artists and creatives. Explore the work of local artists by visiting local creative centers like the Greenpoint Gallery, the Brooklyn Art Studio, Faurschou, or nearby ArtsDistrict Brooklyn, which offer exhibition spaces for both established and emerging artists. Co-op collectives like the Greenpoint Art Circle offer activities and events that connect the community with Greenpoint creatives, while the ELM Foundation uses education to foster a love of art in the next generation.
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Franklin Court’s unique location makes it easy to get virtually anywhere in New York City. Along with nearby bus stations, you’ll be located just a few blocks away from the Bedford Avenue Station subway station - which is served by Brooklyn’s L train – and the Nassau Avenue Station – which is served by Brooklyn’s G train. The nearby Greenpoint Landing Ferry Terminal also provides you with an easy way to traverse the city.
Restaurants & Bars
  • Chez Ma Tante
  • Fulgurances
  • Pencil Factory
  • ACRE
  • Grand Republic Cocktail Club
  • Ovenly Greenpoint
  • Taqueria Ramirez
  • Threes Brewing Greenpoint Bar & Beer Shop
  • Cafe Riviera Greenpoint
  • Sereneco
  • The William Vale
  • Westlight
  • Le Crocodile
  • The Mallard Drake
  • Rule of Thirds
  • Tørst
Points of Interest
  • WNYC Transmitter Park
  • Triskelion Arts
  • Ferox Ninja Park - Trampolines, Ninja gym, Parkour
  • ArtsDistrict Brooklyn
  • McCarren Park
  • VITAL Climbing Gym - Brooklyn
  • Brooklyn Athletic Club
  • G
    at Greenpoint Av
  • G
    at Nassau Av
  • Ferry
    at India Street Ferry Landing Business
  • B
    Bus Lines B24 B43 B62 Q32