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NFT Neighborhood Guide: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Not For Tourists | Posted 01.10.2012 | Travel
Not For Tourists

Williamsburg is a neighborhood partially frozen in transition. The boom brought in a new set of glass-and-steel high rises, but the 2009 bust stopped much of the development in its tracks.

NFT Neighborhood Guide: Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Not For Tourists | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Not For Tourists

With Greenpoint's large Polish population, you can close your eyes, inhale the scents from nearby bakeries and feel like you're in Europe. Then a hipster walks by.

NFT Neighborhood Guide: Hunter's Point, Long Island City, Queens

Not For Tourists | Posted 12.04.2011 | Travel
Not For Tourists

LIC's industrial buildings were repurposed for studio space in the 1970s and 1980s, giving the neighborhood an artistic reputation. The P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center dates to 1976 and is now aligned with the Museum of Modern Art.