It’s Monday at Dawn in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint…

An Eastern European sensibility and industrial undertones endure in the borough’s northernmost pocket.

The East River ferry transports Greenpointers from factory-dotted shores to the skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan.
Left: From 4:30 am, Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop serves up crullers and coffee at this counter-only classic. Right: Beloved for its ricotta pancakes and sidewalk seating, nautical-themed Five Leaves first put the ‘hood on the map in 2008.
House-cured bacon and smoked kielbasa hang in Nassau Meat Market’s time-tested storefront.
Left: Bower manufactures its modern furniture out of a jute mill dating from 1868. Right: A/D/O has turned a Greenpoint warehouse into a café, communal workspace, and fabrication lab for the area’s designers and artisans.

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