23. WORD Bookstore
The 1,000 square foot Greenpoint independent community bookstore, WORD opened in 2007. Its goal is to carry the kinds of books its neighbors are looking for, from the classics to cookbooks. In addition, they have a variety of cute cards and stationery, Word Bookstore is located at 126 Franklin Street in Brooklyn, with a second shop that opened in 2013 located at 123 Newark Avenue in Jersey City.