Things To Do And See In Cobble Hill

New York City has an array of fun things to do and amazing things for you to see
New York City has an array of fun things to do and amazing things for you to see | © Jon Arnold Images Ltd / Alamy
Dani Kowalczyk

Tucked away in Brooklyn is the small, enveloped neighborhood of Cobble Hill. Nicknamed ‘little SoHo’, this stylish but cozy area is home to young professionals, stylish families, and similarly interested folks. Amongst the dreamy, tree-lined brownstone blocks are some of the best attractions New York has to offer. It’s even convenient to get to (take the F or G trains to the Bergen stop). We profile ten things to do and see in Cobble Hill.

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Cobble Hill Park

Just along Clinton Avenue lies one of the most gorgeous parks New York has to offer; it’s been officially handed such a title by numerous media outlets and newspapers. Cobble Hill Park is a small, half-block gathering space reminiscent of a leisurely Parisian green space. Grab a book or a friend, lunch or a snack and find a bench to recline on. It’s beautiful any time of year, from the changing leaves in autumn to the spring blossoms.

Collyer’s Mansion

Collyer’s Mansion is a home goods boutique specializing in home necessities and specialties ideal for gifting, stocking, or just browsing. Couple-owned and operated (Mauri and Ben), Collyer’s Mansion has it all, from the curate mid-century modern furnishings to Aztec textiles with Americana twists. It is said that there are over 25,000 books, 14 pianos, and tons more of rusted bicycles, booby traps, and chandeliers within the shop. The boutique’s objective seems to be practical but not ordinary, and rich but not expensive.

Cobble Hill Cinemas

If you’re a movie goer or enjoy a quaint reception of a favored film, Cobble Hill Cinemas may be just for you. The theater has only five screens but makes a point to offer a range of films from independent to blockbuster. Becoming one of the celebrated veterans of the Cobble Hill community staples, the theater is a neighborhood favorite. Tuesday and Thursdays are the most celebrated days of the week by avid movie-goers as the cinema offers a discounted ticket price at only $8.50 per ticket!

Café Luluc

A large part of the Cobble Hill neighborhood is occupied by French expats and familial influences thus the neighborhood has plenty of French cuisine readily available. Amongst the top French establishments and eats in the area is Café Luluc. Offering what is considered a typical French bistro brunch and lunch, Cafe Luluc serves each dish with the full experience. Well, the full experience includes a nostalgic interior and cozy backyard dining deck. Cash only!

The Invisible Dog Art Center

Founded in 2009, the blank canvas-like space has been a haven for art and artists of all types. The Invisible Dog Art Center offers evolving installations, workshops, gatherings, rental opportunities, and gallery exhibitions. The center was historically a belt and jewelry factory then became a factory for Invisible Dog toys. Still holding on to fixtures and molds, as well as belts and buckles, visitors not only receive a historical background of the space but also the city.

Homage SkateShop

Homage Skateboard Academy, Brooklyn

Homage Skate Shop is the self-proclaimed, yet unpretentious skate shop featuring gear that ranges for the dry and wet slopes. Whether you’re snowboarding, biking, skating, or boarding there is something for everyone here. The deck-lined shop offers classes, group trips, and even local hang out tips for all those interested. They are known best for their shoe collection and their impeccable customer service so no need to fear if you prefer pink skates, boards, or skis, because Homage has it all!

Henry Public

The very hip bar and bistro that is Henry Public serves up some of the best turkey sandwiches locals have ever munched on. Salads, creative cocktails, and beer are also featured on the cash-only menu. Weekend brunch and late night dining are a key point in the service of Henry’s. Not to mention the old-school theme coupled with a wonderful staff which creates an atmosphere where kicking back and relaxing comes easily.

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