The Best Vegan Restaurants in Greenpoint: Jungle Cafe, Xilonen, and more

Greenpoint is known for its wide variety of destination-worthy eateries, garnering points with vegan eaters as plant-based dining options are plentiful here.

Whether you’re craving critically acclaimed Mexican food, a casual Lebanese lunch or dairy-free gourmet ice cream, Greenpoint is the place to be! Here’s a round-up of the best vegan eateries in Greenpoint.

Jungle Cafe

The burrito bowl at Jungle Cafe.

Jungle Cafe (131 Greenpoint Ave.) is a vegan restaurant that wears its heart on its sleeve. Community members personally built Jungle Cafe using reclaimed wood. Their website states, “build it with love and people will feel it when

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Jimmy’s in Wrightsville Beach lands on bracket for best college bar

First, it was a win against seven other Wilmington area bars. Then, Jimmy’s in Wrightsville Beach bested a regional bracket against such well-known spots as Player’s Retreat in Raleigh and Chapel Hill’s He’s Not Here.

Now, the local bar is going head-to-head against a bar representing Clemson University, the Tiger Town Tavern (or TTT). Voting began at 3 p.m. Monday and continues for 72 hours until organizers can tally votes on Twitter.

“If you have Twitter, vote #bestbarjimmys,” said owner Jimmy Gilleece. “If you don’t have Twitter, download it.”

Is easing of restrictions too late?:Will easing of pandemic restrictions

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Orion Coffee & Tea In Cedarville, Ohio

The small town of Cedarville, Ohio—population 4000—may not be on your specialty coffee map just yet, but hear us out! We think that should change after today. Sprudge Media Network’s international Sprudge Maps program is out there looking for incredible coffee bars near and far, in towns large and not-so-large. Which is how we found out about Orion Coffee & Tea, a little coffee bar with a big commitment to drink quality and offering a world-class coffee experience to the people of Cedarville, including students and faculty at Cedarville University.

We spoke digitally with Orion Coffee owner Eric Irwin

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The Latest: Billie Eilish wins record of the year at Grammys

She told fellow nominee Megan Thee Stallion, “Megan, girl, I was going to write a speech about how you deserve this, but then I was like ‘There was no way they’re going to choose me.’”

She also beat fellow nominees Beyoncé, Black Pumas, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Dua Lipa and Post Malone.

It was a night women made history as Beyoncé and Taylor Swift hit milestones.

— The Grammys are drunk in love with Beyoncé and Taylor Swift: the singers both made history at the 2021 show.

— Doja Cat went for neon feathers and DaBaby brightened up the Grammys in

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Music clubs across US featured during 2021 Grammy Awards

Representatives from three music clubs across the U.S. were chosen to present trophies during the award show. Each of the venues holds a unique place in music.

LOS ANGELES — The Grammys are spotlighting some of the nation’s best-known music clubs that were forced to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Representatives from the Station Inn in Nashville, the Troubadour and Hotel Café in Los Angeles, and the Apollo Theater in New York were chosen to present trophies during Sunday night’s show. Each of the venues holds a unique place in music.

JT Gray from the Station Inn, known for

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‘Health emergency’ prompted Richmond cafe to launch juice bar

RICHMOND, Va. — A health emergency prompted a Richmond man to expand his family’s cafe to also focus on cold-pressed juice.

A.J. Brewer started the juice line at Brewer’s Cafe after he said the health emergency gave him a wake-up call to make changes in his business and personal life.

Brewer said that while the start of the pandemic in March was stressful, the cafe eventually saw record daily sales in June thanks to expanded take-out and delivery.

However, a crisis struck in late June when he was hospitalized and then diagnosed with kidney failure and “stroke-level” high blood pressure.

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