Greenpoint is the furthest North Brooklyn neighborhood before you’re in Queens located on the East River waterfront. This vibrant neighborhood is celebrated for its rich Polish history reflected throughout the culinary scene here.

The neighborhood is primarily residential with fewer sightseeing, other than great Manhattan skyline views from its waterfront parks, and is a haven for artisans, its industrial spaces house creative studios, making it a magnet for artists and young professionals. 

People visit for the authentic Old World charm, waterside parks with skyline views, and a burgeoning culinary scene. 

Neighborhood Highlights:

  • WNYC Transmitter Park is a scenic waterfront park with great views of the Manhattan skyline at the site of a historic transmitter building and antennas used for radio broadcasting.
  • Explore Manhattan Avenue for authentic Polish eateries on or off the avenue, more restaurants, bakeries, bars, and the overall atmosphere of the neighborhood.
  • Skyline Drive-In offers a classic drive-in movie theater with the city skyline as your backdrop! Most New Yorkers don’t have cars, so guests are welcome to walk up and sit in chairs at this seasonal outdoor theater.
  • Like the neighboring Williamsburg, Greenpoint is known for having an excellent foodie scene, nightlife, and bar scene.
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Greenpoint Guides

Check out our neighborhood guides to Greenpoint, Brooklyn.