Bushwick City Guide

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New York City Guide part 1: Things to do in Bushwick

28 November 2013
Photo credit: Bushwick City Guide

With this city guide you’ll get to those hotspots in cool and upcoming Bushwick!

Just to help you guys out on where to find the best hotspots Your Little Black Book made this map with handpicked shops, coffee places and restaurants located in the coolest parts of Bushwick. Just realize that Bushwick is becoming uber cool so it might be already outdated in a couple of months from now. What’s that? Maybe a couple of weeks. Things go fast here in New York.
Even the most beautiful street art is changed into new and fresh pieces eventually. Combine a (self-) guided graffiti tour with the below mentioned spots for a classic taste of vibrant Bushwick!

Shops in Bushwick – Bushwick City Guide

Name: 1. Collections
Address: 16A Wilson Ave
Website: collectionsbk.tumblr.com
What: The owner travels through whole America just to find the best pieces for her store. She sells the beautiful item for a very low price. Soon coming: the possibility to buy her through the website. And yes! From around the world!
Bushwick City Guide: Collections
Name: 2. Worship
Address: 117 Wilson Ave
Website: Facebook page Worship
What: cool leather jacket for me for you and your lover
Bushwick city guide: Worship
Name: 3. Chess and the Sphinx
Address: 252 Knickerbocker Ave
Website: chessandthesphinx.com
What: I bought a unique silken blouse here. And stood there for a half an hour with an Italian super soft leather jacket in my hand (it really was too big). Nice prices.
Bushwick guide: Chess and the Sphinx
Name: 4. The Urban Jungle
Address: 118 Knickerbocker Ave
Website: urbanjunglevintage.wordpress.com
What: Lots of stuff. Super cheap. You have to be in the mood though. Luckily they make sure the store doesn’t become a mess.
Bushwick guide: Urban Jungle

Coffee shops in Bushwick – Bushwick City Guide

Name: 5. Cafe 248
Address: 248 McKibbin St
Website: Cafe 248 Facebook page
What: Cute very small coffee place. Check the openings hours!
Bushwick city guide: Cafe 248
Name: 6. Kave
Address: 123 Knickerbocker Ave
Website: kavebrooklyn.com
What: Yes! My favorite. Love it. Great coffee. Great terrace.
Bushwick guide: Kave
Name: 7. AP Cafe
Address: 420 Troutman St
Website: AP Cafe Facebook page
What: Unique. Cool. Awesome.
Bushwick city guide: AP Cafe

Bars in Bushwick – Bushwick City Guide

Name: 8. The Narrows
Address: 1037 Flushing Ave
Website: narrowsbar.com
What: Nice cocktail bar. If you like Asian food, read this post about King Noodle next door.
Bushwick city guide: The Narrows
Name: 9. Wreck Room
Address: 940 Flushing Ave
Website: Wreck Room Google +
What: Cheap. Rough. Sketchy. Wrecked.
Bushwick city guide: Wreck Room
Name: 10. The Rookery
Address: 425 Troutman St
Website: therookerybar.com
What: Beer. And lunch/brunch/small bites/meat roast. More on The Rookery in this blog post.

Bushwick city gide: The Rookery
Name: 11. The Sampler
Address: 234 Starr St
Website: thesamplerbk.com
What: Store, bar, beer tasting, cheese and meat platters, cool music. Nice people!
Bushwick City guide: The Sampler
Name: 12. The Bodega
Address: 24 St Nicholas Ave
Website: thebodegawinebar.wordpress.com
What: Perfect in summer. Love love love their terrace.
Bushwick city guide: The Bodega

Restaurants in Bushwick – Bushwick City Guide

Name: 13. Dear Bushwick
Address: 41 Wilson Ave
Website: dearbushwick.com
What: Weekend brunch, dinner every day.
Bushwick city guide: Dear Bushwick
Name: 14. Roberta’s
Address: 261 Moore S
Website: robertaspizza.com
What: Lunch and dinner every day. I always recommend Roberta’s. Definitely worth a visit! Also go and read Anne’s blog post on Roberta’s.
Bushwick city guide: Roberta's
Name: 15. Mominette
Address: 221 Knickerbocker Avenue
Website: mominette.tumblr.com
What: Weekend brunch, dinner everyday. Fantastic cozy garden to have brunch. With 2 for 1 Bloody Mary’s! Here’s a more detailed blog post by Anne about Mominette.
Bushwick city guide: Mominette
Name: 16. Tandem
Address: 236 Troutman St
Website: tandembar.net
What: Perfect for easy breakfast or brunch. Very cool, low profile, spicy Bloody Maria’s! Party in the back room…
Bushwick City Guide: Tandem

Like to read more about Bushwick? Here you can read other posts from Your LIttle Black Book about Bushwick.
PS: more hotspots are in the New York Little Black Book. A city guide to New York with the best restaurants, shops and things to do. Every week I will post new adventures on Your Little Black Book so stay tuned for the latest gems I spotted!

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