A strange mix of industrial decay and residential areas maintains the ‘traditional’ Brooklyn charm while the process of gentrification can be seen in newer housing and in new, hip businesses.
The best Polish food in the city and several centuries-old churches.
Many townhouses and apartment buildings with some in historic districts and landmarked brownstones while multiple new condominium developments are popping up along the waterfront.
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Locals love Lomzynianka for stunning Polish food and Peter Pan Bakery for its donuts.
Greenpoint is filled with the smells of freshly baked treats and smoked meats while locals go about their business and commuters struggle with the G train.
While some are weary of side streets and some awful smells, a healthy number of bars and restaurants encourage a vibrant nightlife while commuters still struggle with the G train.