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Mermaid Avenue

Joel Epstein | Posted 02.01.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

I am decades older now than I was on that visit to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island but fundamentally I am the same. I am still the hopeful romantic about my city, albeit now a warmer one with different flora, mountains, tastes and accents.

I Visited This Hipster Church -- And It Was Infuriating

Jack Levison | Posted 01.22.2016 | Religion
Jack Levison

I get up early on Sunday morning and drive to the manufacturing district, which is totally desolate. I'm self-conscious because I'm visiting a hipster church.

Dear Hipsters In Commercials, Grow The F**k Up

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy

If there's anything more annoying than hipsters, it's commercials with hipsters. Watch Peggy & Steve skewer those "touchy-feely" vibes in ...

Fair Trade Cocaine

Violeta Ayala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Violeta Ayala

The drug war brought violence to Latin America, but let me tell you it's also brought opportunity and created a way to escape a system of deeply-ingrained poverty for hundreds of thousands of people.

Post-Religious Post-Spiritual Seekers

Martin Marty | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion
Martin Marty

The two billion Christians of the world and the several Christians still left in the United States do well to listen to the criticism which argues that they do not help seekers, being smugly satisfied with the incurious "finders" and "keepers."

The Top Five Religion Trends to Watch in 2016

Megan Sweas | Posted 01.05.2016 | Religion
Megan Sweas

Below are five trends that we are watching, paired with headlines you might see in The Onion in 2016. In other words, don't take our "predictions" too seriously. But there's often great truth in satire.

Scandal Aside, Is Mast Brothers Chocolate REALLY All That Great?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.23.2015 | Taste

It's the chocolate world's biggest scandal since Charlie learned the man he thought was Mr. Slugworth was really a secret informant for Wonka the whol...

14 European Neighborhoods That Feel Like Brooklyn

Thrillist | Posted 12.04.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Nadia Imafidon Credit: Flickr/micadew We've told you where hipsters hang out in the United States, and which neighborhoods they're moving ...

Celebrating the Ghosts of the L Train

Tom Falco | Posted 11.30.2015 | New York
Tom Falco

People have come and gone, but the subway lines are still running, on the same routes on the same tracks, among all those ghosts of happy times past.

4 Cities Where All The Cool Kids Are Moving

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Kristin Hunt Credit: Flickr/pulaw(Edited) Now that Portlandia has logged five seasons and word of Voodoo Doughnut has traveled all the way...

Rick Steves: The Original Hipster

Rick Steves | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

The New York Times recently ran an article about hipster fashion trends that claimed sarcastically that "the Rick Steves look is next." While I'm honored to be mentioned in any article discussing pop culture, I must respectfully disagree with the author. It is, in fact, the current fashion trend.

Hipster Racism: Why Cayden Jenkins became a victim of White Cluelessness

Torraine Walker | Posted 10.15.2015 | Black Voices
Torraine Walker

There is a trend of hipster racism, a sort of collective white cluelessness where dudebros and their female counterparts find it funny to dress up as parodies of rappers at costume parties, with or without blackface, call each other "nigga", and make ignorant racial remarks disguised as humor.

12 Words/Expressions to Avoid

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Beyond corporate-speak, popspeak is annoying. Here are 12 words that are trending and imho should not be used, yes a ban on free speech.

Hip Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Chris Corbett | Posted 09.29.2015 | Arts
Chris Corbett

When major brands use hipster images to push everything from jeans to cornflakes, where is the cutting-edge relevance?

15 Times Peace Corps Volunteers Were The Original Hipsters

Peace Corps | Posted 09.24.2015 | Travel
Peace Corps

It's a little-known fact that most hipster trends were actually started by Peace Corps Volunteers... Seriously. Just take a look.

Hipster Barbie Is Mocking You And Your Instagram Habits

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.04.2015 | Style

From her shots of clichéd latte art to perfectly filtered shots of sunsets, we're pretty sure that "Hipster Barbie" is mocking us on ...

Thank You President Obama for Your New Orleans Visit

Vivian Norris | Posted 08.29.2015 | Impact
Vivian Norris

The President did the right thing by going to struggling neighborhoods and spending time with the young people who could see in a man who, through the dedication, love and hard work, a mirror of themselves and what they too could accomplish.

Clayton Campbell, 'Wild Kingdom' at Coagula Curatorial

Lisa Derrick | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

In Wild Kingdom, Campbell shows that as individuals, our dependency on technology blinds us to precipices and predators, to each other. We are living vicariously when we look at a diorama; we live vicariously -- and allow others to live vicariously -- through social media.

The World's Most Hipster 'Hoods

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.05.2015 | HuffPost Home
SmarterTravel

We love hipsters. Yes, they're easy to make fun of (seriously, glasses without lenses?), but they also tend to attract cool things to their neighborhoods. Here are 10 painfully hipster 'hoods around the world -- add them to your list for the epic people-watching, organic food, obscure cafes, and fun bars.

Your Favorite Political Leaders Get A Hipster Makeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.08.2015 | Arts

Hillary Clinton Being a world leader, we can only assume, takes up a lot of time. So we totally understand that political figures past and pr...

#Trending Online Dating Personalities

Jamie Silverman | Posted 07.01.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

When you go on as many dates as I do, you start to notice some trends of the types of men who frequent the digital date-osphere. After a slew of less than memorable dates over the last few weeks, I felt inspired to put pen to paper to write out some of the #trending personalities of the online male dater.

10 Things Every Portland Kid Knows

Ali Wilkinson | Posted 06.22.2015 | Comedy
Ali Wilkinson

I realized that no matter where my kids grow up, they will be viewing the world through a lens. It's just the Portland lens is made through organic, sustainable practices.

A Neurotic, Tattooed Writer With Commitment Issues? Miles to Go Spoke to Me.

Abe Schwartz | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Abe Schwartz

When I heard about Miles to Go, a coming-of-age comedy-drama about a thirtysomething, tattooed, Jewish writer in Los Angeles with commitment issues, I knew it was something I needed to see. As that more or less describes me (sigh).

Chick Fil-A's Menu Is Going Hipster

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste

Of all America's fast food titans, Chick Fil-A seems like the least likely candidate for becoming a hipster hotspot. The chain's president Dan Cathy s...

The Average Hipster Employs 27 Slaves Each Day. Here's How To Change That

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.29.2015 | Impact

Updated on May 7, 2015; 12:30 p.m. EST. Hipsters may value social progress, but their coffee habits say otherwise. That's according to the team ...