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Hipster is not a dirty word..............

The term ‘Hipster’ was actually coined in the 1940,s and then again famously with William S Burroughs in Junkie in 1953, so everything old is new again, right! 1,663 more words


Artisanal Brooklyn

A lot has been said about the growth of the artisanal food and beverage scene in Brooklyn over the past eight years or so.
Having grown up in Queens, I had never spent much time in Brooklyn and have been anxious about experiencing it first hand. 422 more words



I write this after spending 5 nights in New York City – or more specifically, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

2 years ago I stayed in Manhattan and whilst It was great for a first timer who wanted to be in walking distance of all the big name tourist attractions, It was also expensive and involved a shared bathroom situation which sometimes, you just don’t want from a holiday. 503 more words

Girl Crush

Falling Debris From Williamsburg Building Shuts Down Thoroughfare

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A major thoroughfare was shut down in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Monday afternoon, after debris was spotted falling from a building.

As Joe Biermann reported from Chopper 2, the debris was seen falling from the top of a yeshiva at 575 Bedford Ave., close to the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. 115 more words


We're moving to Brooklyn

But this time we’re organised! We looked up some appartements on Air B’n’B. Do I have to say how great this is? Okey, I’ll do it: It’s great! 186 more words

New York

Williamsburg: Where the Indie Stores Might Be Even More Obnoxious Than the Chains

Of late, there has been much wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth over the lost Bohemia that was once Williamsburg, an almost unbearable nostalgia for those halcyon days of the mid-90s when lofts were paint-spattered, warehouse parties raged and would-be world-leader types such as Mikhiel Saakashvili  651 more words