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  • Sixpoint Craft Ales

    The best beer in the city is made by two twentysomethings who met at the University of Wisconsin, won a bunch of home-brewing prizes, then relocate... More
  • Sleep

    A sumptuous bed in the store's window is strewn with high-end lingerie (Cosabella, Eberjey, Leigh Bantivoglio) - perhaps the place should be called... More
  • Smith & Vine

    Opened by Patrick Watson and Michele Pravda as a companion to their renowned Skinky Bklyn cheese shop down the road, this wine shop in Carroll Gard... More
  • Soda

    Claiming the longest happy hour in Brooklyn (12–7 p.m.), this former 1930’s ice cream parlor just north of Prospect Park fills its cherry-red bar a... More
  • Stinky Bklyn

    However playful its tangerine walls and funky signs, this specialty cheese and meat shop in Carroll Gardens is serious about its search for unique ... More
  • Sugarlounge

    Cozy bar, serious cocktails More
  • Superfine

    Located directly under the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood, this former warehouse and popular site of wedding receptions offers p... More
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  • The Banquet

    When you enter the Banquet you're likely to find the owners--dressmaker Miranda Bennett and accessories designer Pamela Johnston--hard at work. The... More
  • The Future Perfect

    Opened in 2003, this furniture/home goods/design store/gallery serves mostly loft-dwelling New Yorkers and curious visitors. At any time, the sto... More
  • The Gutter

    This bowling alley on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint opened less than a decade ago, but it manages to transport bowlers to the Midwest i... More
  • The Orchard

    This Coney Island fruit shop carries the gamut of fruit-based creations, from platters and baskets to chocolate-dipped fruits. Daniel Spitz started... More
  • The Rub

    DJs at the Rub play only the best old-school hip-hop and pop jams, and the mostly-local crowd comes expecting to boogie ‘til the wee hours of the m... More
  • Williamsburg Gallery Association

    The association is an excellent resource for planning gallery tours. More

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