Vegan Ethiopian restaurant and cafe. Roasts their beans on-site. Offers events frequently, including a performance series called 'Under the Grass Roof.' Warm, friendly vibe with a definite local and artistic presence. Not to be missed, even if you aren't vegan!
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.