Greenpoint Kids Neighborhood Guide

Though not quite as hipstery as nearby Williamsburg, Greenpoint is certainly just as family-friendly. The old-school Brooklyn nabe boasts a number of well-kept green spaces including Monsignor McGolrick Park, the recently opened Transmitter Park and the 35-acre McCarren Park; two funky indoor play spaces PLAY Greenpoint and The Gym Park; plus a slew of retro Polish restaurants serving up carb-filled comfort food. Local family organization Town Square sponsors lots of free annual events for kids, notably popular Easter, Earth Day, Halloween and Christmas celebrations. Our guide to Greenpoint gives you all of the high points and the best places to eat, play and visit in the area with kids.