5. Game Shop | Coffee Shop: The Brooklyn Strategist

The Brooklyn Strategist in Carroll Gardens runs after school programs for kids by day and becomes a BYOB game center for adults by night. They have over 350 board games, including rare and out of print games.
Kids can learn card games, ancient strategy games, chess, checkers, role playing games, and more. For adults, there are trivia games, Dungeons & Dragons tournaments, a fantasy sport club and more. They serve French press coffee, teas, old fashioned sodas and snacks. Address: 333 Court St.