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August 15, 2019 Tiffani Samaroo

Near our Wall St.- Pier 11 landing

Café Grumpy started out in Greenpoint and has since grown to have 10 locations! Since 2009, their coffee has been sourced and roasted in house. Their goal is to “share their coffee with as many people as they can and make sure if you come in grumpy, you leave happy”! Café Grumpy is open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm. Café Grumpy is a 9-minute walk from the landing.

Near our DUMBO landing

Tutt Heights is the place to go for Middle Eastern cuisine. They offer outdoor seating to enjoy their delicious food. they Tutt Heights is open every day from 11 am- 10:30 pm. Tutt Heights is an 8-minute walk from the landing.

Jack the Horse Tavern offers Maine mussels and salmon to roasted half chicken and Angus Hanger steak. It’s a restaurant “with the friendliness of a London pub, the intimacy and sophistication of a French bistro, and the food of a first-rate New York City restaurant”. Jack the Horse Tavern is open Monday to Thursday from 5:30 pm to 10 pm, Friday and Saturday from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm, and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm. Jack the Horse Tavern is an 8-minute walk from the landing.

Vineapple Café gives you the cute and cozy vibes that make you feel as if you’re in someone’s living room. Their menu features items from pastries to coffees to teas. Vineapple Café is open Monday to Wednesday from 7 am to 7 pm, Thursday and Friday from 7 am to 8 pm, Saturday 8 am to 8 pm, and Sunday 8 am to 7 pm. It is a 12-minute walk from the DUMBO landing. 

Bluestone Lane is an Australian café that gives you a quick escape. Their menu items are health-oriented, but you can also satisfy your bacon craving with a Bacon Egg Roll. Bluestone Lane is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 6:30 pm. It is an 11-minute walk from the landing.

Near our Atlantic Ave. landing

La Vara emphasizes the “Jewish and Moorish legacies in Spanish cuisine”. You’ll be enticed by the aromas of saffron, cumin, and orange blossom. Their menu ranges from deviled eggs, house-cured salt cod, to stuffed rabbit loin. La Vara is open Monday to Thursday from 5:30 pm to 10 pm, Friday from 5:30 pm to 11 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm and 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm. It is a 12-minute walk from the Atlantic Ave. landing.

La Vara

Books Are Magic has been the home to many bookworms since 2017. This cozy bookstore has books from new releases to classics you thought were forgotten. Books Are Magic is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 9 pm, and Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm. Get lost in a book that is a 20-minute walk from the landing. They also have a promotion for 10% off one book in-store until August 24th!

Books are Magic

Greenlight Bookstore has plenty of books for you to lose yourself in! In addition to your traditional paperback and hardcover books, they also have a selection of audiobooks. Greenlight Bookstore is open every day from 10 am to 10 pm. It is a 35-minute walk from the Atlantic Ave. landing. 

LizzYoung Bookseller is for all who are culinary enthusiasts! From cooking, cocktails, to the overall culture of culinary, there is a book for you. No matter what you have a taste for, you’re bound (pun intended) to find a fitting book. LizzYoung Bookseller is open Wednesday to Sunday from 12 pm to 7 pm. It is a 16-minute walk from the Atlantic Ave. landing. 

Buffalo Exchange first opened in Tucson, Arizona, introducing the idea of being able to “Exchange” fashionable clothing. Buffalo Exchange is open Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 7 pm. It is a 16-minute walk from the landing.

Buffalo Exchange

Near our Red Hook landing

Mazzat caters to your Mediterranean cravings. All of their food is made fresh to order in-house. Some items on their menu include hummus, shish and kofta kebab, and falafel.  Mazzat is open every day from 11:30 am to 10:30 pm. The restaurant is a 17-minute walk from the Red Hook landing. 

Avlee Greek Restaurant has traditional Greek food that has been passed down through generations. They also always strive to buy their ingredients from local farmers! Alvee Greek Restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from 11 am-10 pm and Sunday from 11 am to 9 pm. It is a 26-minute walk from the landing. 

Near our Bay Ridge landing

Consign Connection is your go-to for designer thrifting! No matter what item you find, there is a 100% authenticity guarantee! Consign Connection is open Wednesday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm. It is a 35-minute walk from the Bay Ridge landing.

The Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center has been around since 1878 and has been fulfilling their Christian mission since then helping those in need. The Salvation Army Family Store & Donation Center is open Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. It’s a 16-minute walk from the landing.

 

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