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"Foodie scene is growing rapidly."
"rent-a-cops - aka public safety "
"Very Clean!"
"Easy commute"

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#1 - Up 3 spots in Queens

#24 - Up 3 spots in Manhattan

#16 - Up 7 spots in Manhattan

Top community reviews

3/5 rating details
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 1/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5

"Hard to get to, but lovely to be in"

Greenpoint starts a lot of debates amongst people I know. That's for sure. I was vehemently warned to not look in this neighborhood when I was first moving to New York. I ended up moving to Williamsburg and I'm glad I did; but, Greenpoint really wouldn't have been so bad if I knew where to look. It has always been predominantly Polish up until the last few years wherein hipsters, artists, musicians and students moved in en masse due to the huge rent hike in Williamsburg. Now, there's a pret... Full review
  • cute bars and restaurants
  • polish eateries
  • close to McCarren Park, Williamsburg
  • enjoy the Williamsburg bar scene without having to hear it from your apartment
  • quaint, clean, affordable
  • kind of smelly in parts
  • residents are often forced to take the G train
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Hipsters
  • Students
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