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
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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
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
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