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East Williamsburg

I'm the Accidental Owner of a Banksy

New York Magazine | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

“Are you going to be rich?” That is the first question people ask me upon finding out that in the wee morning hours of October 17, the famed stree...

Realtor Makes 'East Williamsburg' Stretch To Queens

Posted 05.10.2013 | New York

RIDGEWOOD — Williamsburg's explosive rental market has become so enticing for realtors that one agency has started referring to a part of Queens as ...

Erasing A New York Neighborhood's Boricua Past?

Gothamist | Posted 02.27.2013 | Latino Voices

The rumor began swirling on the streets of East Williamsburg—or is it still Bushwick?—late last summer, overheard on street corners and even annou...

Brooklyn Landlord Accused Of Using Biker Gang To Drive Out Tenants

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

A Brooklyn landlord is being accused of employing the help of a biker gang to terrorize tenants out of their apartments. Members of the Forbidden ...

Can One Brooklyn Democrat Stop 'Crown Heights' From Becoming 'ProCro'?

Posted 06.20.2011 | New York

Naming New York neighborhoods is a traditional free-for-all and it's no secret that real-estate brokers shamelessly rebrand areas to make them more at...

Man Dies After Freak Tortilla Mixing Accident

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A 22-year-old factory worker in East Williamsburg died this morning after falling into an industrial tortilla dough mixer, police said. According ...