|Venue name:||Northern Territory||Contact:|
12 Franklin St
|Cross street:||at Meserole Ave|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Fri 5pm–2am; Sat, Sun noon–2am|
|Transport:||Subway: G to Nassau Ave|
|Price:||Average beer: $6. Disc, MC, V|
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Northern Pole Territory: A Santastical Bit of Holiday Nonsense
Ah, the holidays. They're perfect for ice-skating, drunk Santas and getting tipsy on rooftops! That's why Greenpoint's Northern Territory is turning its three-floor bar and rooftop into a twisted holiday wonderland. Non-traditional Santas will be onhand...Thursday December 8 2016 - Friday December 23 2016Read more
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Really I just love this place for the rooftop. Go on a weekday so you don't have to wait in line (although the roof has a lot of space). It has the perfect view of the Manhattan skyline and killer sunsets.
Northern Territory is one of my favorite bars in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint area. Few roofs in that area have such a vast amount of space with great views of Manhattan. Bartenders can be a bit grumpy, but it's probably just because they never have a chance to rest with the crowds that gather there. Try the Territory's Tea - fresh muddled fruit and vodka, perfect for a summer day. You can't eat on the roof, but if you do feel like staying downstairs, the Grilled Skewers are great.
I've never had a meal here, only hung out on the rooftop bar a few times. Really beautiful view, places to sit and chill, good beer! Also if you go on a weekend night get ready for it to be packed with a young mostly super hipster and bro-y crowd. My only complaint is that you can't order food upstairs (on the roof) but definitely worth going to!