Far from public transit, behind the fence that delineates the Brooklyn Navy Yard from the surrounding neighborhood sits an industrial building that is host to the world’s first commercially viable rooftop vineyard. The vineyard, which encompasses the entirety of the roof, is a literal oasis, a green patch in the sky with 360 degree views of the surrounding areas.
Rooftop Reds, the vineyard is called, is not open to the public, but Untapped Cities offers private tours – and Brokelyn’s got a sweet discount code for you. (more…)
Behind No Name Bar’s nondescript door (and down some stairs) there’s a hidden Thai restaurant. Photo by Katie Capri
There’s nothing worse than having a couple drinks too many at the bar and realizing you need to eat, only to be faced with nothing but greasy bar food. We mean, obviously greasy bar food can be good, but wouldn’t you rather just stumble into some room in the bar that turns out be a SECRET RESTAURANT? The folks at Untapped Cities figured you might like that, but they helpfully took the guesswork out of it for you by picking New York’s best hidden restaurants. (more…)