Step out onto Franklin Street on a Monday at noon, and Greenpoint is a world away from its bustling Saturday afternoon self. Local business owners, freelancers, dog walkers and babysitters are out buying a loaf of bread, taking a stroll, and often, looking for a delicious new lunch spot to break up the work day.
North Greenpoint offers an exciting range of options for lunching, laptopping and loafing. In our three-part series, The Lunch Counter, we’ll guide you through the lunch options for the north, south and east sides of our rather large neighborhood.
Whether you’re looking for a creative sandwich, a quick slice, a seafood special or a comfortable spot to linger over coffee, you can truly eat (or drink) your heart out at midday in northern Greenpoint. Continue reading
Category: Eat & Drink
Tags: Anella, Archestratus Books and Food, cassette, Eagle Trading Company, Early, Esme, greenpoint lunch, Le Gamin, Littleneck Outpost, Lobster Joint, milk and roses, mrs. kim's, ria bella pizza, Vamos al Tequila
If you love music, videos, community, innovation, and fun, I hope you follow The Wild Honey Pie. It is a Greenpoint-based “online publication, music media, and events promotion collective.” I recently spoke with founder/CEO Eric Weiner and editorial director/CFO Lauren McKinney at the Wild Honey Pie home office on Franklin Street. We talked about many things including their upcoming second season of On the Mountain, an interactive recording series that will feature six bands and provide free lodging, ski passes, and rentals to 100 lucky music fans to participate in the taping. Read on for the conversation and details on how you can be part of the event. Continue reading
Category: Art/Music, Culture
Tags: Concerts, Eagle Trading Company, Eric Weiner, events, Five Leaves, Franklin Street, Freelance Whales, Greenpoint creative community, Greenpoint media, interactive, live video, Magic Man, Manhattan Inn, Modern Rivals, music video, On the Mountain, performance, Ra Ra Riot, ski trip, Tei Shi, The Orwells, The Wild Honey Pie, Transmitter Park, Welcome Campers, Wilsen