The original Court Street Grocers isn’t so far away from this offshoot Red Hook location, but the Hero Shop works especially well if you’re looking for daytime picnic supplies in the form of pork rolls or a delicious (and giant) turkey sandwich with zingy sour pickles. Grab something for breakfast or lunch and walk to the grassy part of Pier 44 near the Waterfront Museum.
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