The Best Things to Do and Places to See in Park Slope, Brooklyn - The Brooklyn Teacup

The Best Things to Do and Places to See in Park Slope, Brooklyn

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The Brooklyn Teacup's studio and active workshop is located in the vibrant and historic neighborhood of Park Slope. Whether you're visiting us to shop, design a bespoke serving tray from our impressive collection of vintage fine china or are waiting for your old dinnerware set to be upcycled, we encourage you to explore our slice of Brooklyn and the exciting things it has to offer. 

From the magical brownstone architecture to the unique shops and cultural destinations, there's something here for everyone. All of these spots are within a 15 minute walk of the studio–an embarrassment of riches!


Favorite things to do & places to visit
in/around Park Slope, Brooklyn

Prospect Park in Brooklyn

1. Walk around Prospect Park (Brooklyn’s Central Park) & Grand Army Plaza

    2. Window shop and patronize the fabulous local businesses, vintage shops and boutiques on 5th Avenue: 

    Just a few of our favorites include:

    Annie's Blue Ribbon general store

      Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store - gifts and greeting cards
      Beacon’s Closet - vintage clothes
      Something Else - Brooklyn lifestyle brand for clothes, accessories & gifts.
      Artist and Craftsman Supply - Art supplies and gifts (between 4th & 5th)
        For more local favorites,
        check out our Brooklyn-centric gift guides.

        3. Eat & Drink:

        Featuring some good food spots around Park Slope in Brooklyn

        There’s no shortage of incredible food options to grab a bite near the studio.  A few go-to spots that we recommend include:

          For coffee & tea: 
          For a quick bite:
          Brooklyn Larder (Cheese & Sandwiches)
          Flatbush Counter (Mediterranean farm to table)
          R & D Foods (prepared foods)
          Sky Ice (Thai)
          Five Spice (Vietnamese)
            For a sit down meal:
            Al Di La Trattoria (Italian)
            Alta Calidad (Mexican)
            Miriam (Israeli)
            Ghenet (Ethiopian)
            For dessert: 
            Ample Hills (ice cream)
            Culture (frozen yogurt)
            Julien Boulangerie (French pastries)


             4. Walk around & explore some of our favorite nearby areas and neighborhoods:

            • Walk down 5th Ave to ogle the brownstones and architecture (take Union Street up to Prospect Park!)
            • Take Vanderbilt Ave. up to Grand Army Plaza and straight into Prospect Park
            • Explore the many cafes and shops on Smith Street
            • Stroll down Court Street from Atlantic Ave. to Carroll Gardens
            • Walk down Atlantic Ave. to Brooklyn Bridge Park and explore the waterfront by foot, Citibike or Revel!

              5. Explore the historic neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens & DUMBO.

              A beautiful afternoon tea spread at Brooklyn High Low

              6. Enjoy Afternoon Tea at Brooklyn High Low.

              Beautiful tulips at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden

              7. Take a little nature break at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

              8. Peruse world class exhibits at the Brooklyn Museum.

              Brooklyn Academy of Music auditorium

              9. Watch a live performance or movie at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) or see a concert or sporting event at Barclays Center.


              String Thing Studio Beginner Kit Red Yard and Crochet Brooklyn

              10. Take a class; Learn something new: 


              Before you visit the studio, afterwards, or as you wait for creations to be made and packed up, we hope you get the opportunity to immerse yourself in our eclectic Park Slope neighborhood. Discover some of the unique shops, savor culinary delights, and explore iconic landmarks–all within a 15-minute stroll.

              We look forward to welcoming you in Brooklyn very soon!

              Note: there is a $50 deposit to book a studio visit. 
              Our privately listed address will be sent to you by email upon booking. 

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