Espresso/art/love. Nicely-sized coffee house right off the J and M trains, Little Skips has a solid food and drink menu, including Thai iced tea. Has a selection of local art and some music nights.
An industrial outdoor art gallery, Bushwick is an emerging cultural center of Brooklyn with both Michelin-starred restaurants and $3 street tacos. Bushwick has the best lofts in Brooklyn and has quickly become home to artists, musicians and all sorts of creative types. And yes, there are a ton of warehouse parties.