Red Hook, Brooklyn’s ‘industrial funk,’ charm attracting creative types

A popular spot for area residents looking to drink and hear live music since it opened in the 1980s.


Brooklyn Ice House

318 Van Brunt St.

Patrons enjoy beer and bar food on the backyard patio.



220 Conover St.

Stop by for drinks and Italian food in this bar that is modeled after an old-world Venetian hotel.


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388 Van Brunt St.

This vintage jewelry retailer specializes in engagement rings dating back to the 1700s.


Kempton & Co.

392 Van Brunt St.

Fashionistas with a penchant for totes will be delighted with this shop’s maritime-inspired bags and clutches bearing the words “Red Hook.”



359 Van Brunt St.

A tasty stop along Van Brunt Street that will leave visitors craving birthday cake any day of the year.


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Valentino Pier, Ferris Street between Coffey and Van Dyke streets

Beginning July 12 and lasting for eight weeks, visitors are treated to an evening flick on the pier with a backdrop of New York Harbor.


Waterfront Barge Museum

290 Conover St.

Get a taste of old-school Red Hook with exhibits, performances and tours on a former railroad barge.


Pioneer Works

159 Pioneer St.

Tap into your creative side at this contemporary culture center’s exhibitions, classes and more.


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