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10 Things To Do And See Around NYC's Barclays Center

The Barclays Center | © Aron Roth
The Barclays Center | © Aron Roth
With the New York Islanders’ new home at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, ice hockey fans can indulge in some NYC culture with over 55 local food and drink vendors throughout the venue. Wine and dine at a selection of clubs, restaurants, and lounges, or venture out to the surrounding neighborhoods of Park Slope and Fort Greene to discover the local culture. We profile ten things to do and see around Atlantic Avenue’s Barclays Center.
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Blueprint

Cocktail Bar, Restaurant, Pub Grub, American, $$$
Blueprint is a warm, trendy restaurant, perfect for saddling up to the bar or getting cozy at a table. A simple but delicious menu of snacks, appetizers, small and large plates of seasonal dishes will keep you occupied, while you sip on handcrafted cocktails made with fresh juices, syrups, and bitters, all prepared in-house.
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The Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club

Food Truck, Bar, Pub Grub, $$$
The Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club
The Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club | © Aron Roth
The Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club is a great place for anyone seeking more than their average evening of dinner and drinks. This 17,000-foot facility houses ten shuffle board courts and two bars. Grab a bite from a food truck, play a board game, or host a party at this unique Brooklyn venue.
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Diamante's Cigar Lounge

Pub, Restaurant, American, $$$
Kick back, chat, and relax at Diamante’s Cigar Lounge, which fosters a homey atmosphere akin to your own living room. Leather chairs, wooden floors, and tin ceilings create a cozy, old-timey ambiance. No alcohol is served, but HDTV, a stocked humidor, and ladies nights on Wednesday are all perfect occasions to indulge in a cigar, as well as ‘conversation, contemplation, [and] celebration.’
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Union Hall

Bar, American, $$$
Union Hall’s interior looks like a library, with bookshelves and fireplaces separating cozy seating areas in which to eat, drink, and chat. In the back, you’ll find traditional booths and two side-by-side bocce courts. There is also a downstairs bar area where they have live bands, dancing, and comedy, while the space is uniquely accented with taxidermy.
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These recommendations were updated on February 9, 2017 to keep your travel plans fresh.