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Discover NYC – A Guide to Indie Businesses

Discover New York City is a guide to the local independent businesses that are the heart and soul of NYC. Support indie businesses!

I love the independent businesses in New York, they are the heart and soul of the city! In this section you will find bookstores, cafés, restaurants, arts & crafts markets and more. It's an ongoing project to list the best of indie New York so visit often to discover the real New York City. Experience the hidden gems and places that New Yorkers frequent. Note - I am not compensated for writing these reviews and I'm only writing about the places that I like. 


Ruby's Bar and Grill, Coney Island, Brooklyn

If you want to go where the locals go, then go to Ruby's Bar and Grill. They've been there since 1934! You can sit outside on the boardwalk or indoors! They have historic photos of Coney Island on the wall and they serve food as well. It is one of the few remaining businesses that have been around for more than 75 years.

Ruby's Bar and Grill, 1213 Riegelmann Boardwalk.

Ruby's Bar and Grill