Cobble Hill’s architecture includes row houses and brownstones dating back to the 19th century. The neighborhood’s lively feel comes partially from its vibrant Italian and French populations—you can still see longtime residents playing bocce, and the bars, streets and restaurants fill with revelers for Bastille Day celebrations. The area, which neighbors Carroll Gardens and Boerum Hill, is a good choice for a leisurely day of shopping at cozy boutiques or a relaxed night of dining and drinking.
This cozy Brooklyn neighborhood is teeming with food, shopping, nightlife and art.
BoCoCa offers a plethora of shopping options, including menswear, women's wear, home furnishings, vintage finds, items for kids and more.
An adorable throwback to the golden age of neighborhood cinemas—complete with classic film–inspired paintings on the exterior of the building as well as inside the stairwell—this family-friendly theater serves up a good mix of blockbusters, indie films and top kids’ fare.
The Clover Club is a cocktail connoisseur’s dream—with a menu featuring works of mixology wonder like the Green Giant (Old Tom gin, lemon, sugar snap peas, tarragon and dry vermouth) or the Blush Baby (rum, demerara syrup, lemon, blackberry, raspberry and rosé wine) as well as custom concoctions authored by guest bartenders.
This eclectic and family-friendly New American spot has a little something for everyone, with a menu that includes wild Alaskan king salmon, chiles rellenos, strip steak, mac and cheese, trout wrapped in jamon serrano and an ever-changing list of daily specials.
Part of the Smith Street shopping strip, Article& (formerly Dear Fieldbinder) specializes in high-end but hip togs from designers like J Brand, Lauren Merkin, Cheap Monday and Ladakh, jewelry by Vanessa Mooney and Dream Collective, and shoes by Jeffrey Campbell, Dolce Vita and Nina Payne.