Two pre-war industrial sites reconverted into one of New York City's largest store for vintage and thrift clothing
This neighborhood features a mix of residential and industrial buildings, encompassing it’s namesake 1.8 mile long canal of polluted waters. Although there are many jokes about the murky stench in Gowanus, it’s also got some of the coolest places to visit in Brooklyn. Feeling the need to get your shuffleboard game on in a tropical themed bar with flamingo wallpaper? Check out the local favorite Royal Palms. For those looking for more physical fun, stop by Brooklyn Boulders or Gotham Archery. And for all you nerds, there’s the hilarious Secret Science Club. Gowanus has got it all: fantastic foods, brewery trails, and activities for everyone.