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5 Exceptional October Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Williamsburg Destination Marketing Committee) With the arrival of autumn, many destinations enter the sweet shoulder season of lower prices a...

New Rules For Writing About Williamsburg

GAWKER | Posted 11.26.2013 | New York

Another Thursday, another New York Times Style section faux-trend story about Williamsburg. It's all a bit tedious, isn't it? Since these stories are ...

Top 5 Tastes: I'm Back and I'm Breaking Bread in Hipsterville!

Leah Bhabha | Posted 11.11.2013 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

I hope you've noticed I've been on hiatus. After fantastic fresh seafood and too much rosé on vacation, I've returned ready to explore the new 'hoods goods.

Seth Meyers And Jerry Seinfeld Are Just Chillin'

Posted 07.11.2013 | Comedy

Seth Meyers, the co-head writer and Weekend Update anchor on "Saturday Night Live," is the guest on this week's episode of "Comedians in Cars Getting ...

New Hotspot On Brooklyn Commute.

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

New York has no shortage of hole in the wall gems. After all, one-of-a-kind finds are what most Brooklynites live for. So it is no surprise that Willi...

Fighting The Forces Of Gentrification

Feet In 2 Worlds | Sara Loscos | Posted 06.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Since 1972, the non-profit organization Los Sures has been helping to rebuild the south side of Williamsburg, a Brooklyn neighborhood undergoing rapid...

Fun AND Educational

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Yes, summer vacation is for kicking back and relaxing, but learning doesn't have to be a chore.

To Be Heard: A Story About Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Roof Alexander | Posted 07.29.2013 | Books
Roof Alexander

That was 2006, right before indie rock would become pop rock, right before skinny jeans would decorate the Gap display windows, right before the kids would turn in their baseball caps for fedoras, and right before Williamsburg became a travel guide destination.

Catherine New

Where Film Geeks Get Fed

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 05.24.2013 | Small Business

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- At the Nitehawk Cinema in New York's Williamsburg neighborhood, all the meals are served and eaten in the dark, lit only by the flic...

My Brand New Life: Feathered Zygote, I

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.21.2013 | Comedy
Andrew J. Lederer

Was watchin' Lassie the other day on one of those channels that try to sell you catheters. Timmy was angry at his friend Scott for not caring that on...

Franco Paints 'This Is The End' Mural

Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment

James Franco spent Saturday painting a mural of his "The Is the End" co-stars in Brooklyn, because what else would James Franco spend his Saturday doi...

My Brand New Life

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

The glory of new life is, you can wait, there'll be another day. Approach things calmly and savor them, yeah, that's the stuff. In the meantime, I could honor my presence on Planet Here with sleep. After all, the dead don't sleep, they rest. It's different.

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 ...

PHOTOS: Lena Dunham Moving To Williamsburg?

Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

Is Lena Dunham following in the footsteps of Hannah Horvath and moving up to North Brooklyn? According to The Daily News, the "Girls" creator is mu...

Where The Tea Party Gets Schooled

Salon | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

So I just got back from a family vacation at Colonial Williamsburg, the Virginia granddaddy of all American "living history" museums. (They hate the t...

WATCH: Manhattan 'Bros' Hunt For Hipster Chicks In 'Girls'-Inspired Show

| Posted 06.05.2013 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WILLIAMSBURG — After a marathon viewing session of "Girls" last year, Anthony DiMieri re...

WATCH: Who's More Annoying, Guy Fieri Or Hipsters?

Posted 03.25.2013 | Comedy

The New York Times' review of Guy Fieri's American Kitchen & Bar in Times Square was the takedown heard round the world, and it galvanized critical op...

The Pinks: A Lesson in Civil War History and Physical Theater

NYC-ARTS | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

The dialogue targets empathy for these nuanced female characters. "Me? The villain of this story?" says Greenhow to Pinkerton. "It's all a matter of perspective."

Man Jailed More Than Two Decades For Brooklyn Rabbi's Murder May Be Freed

AP | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A man put behind bars for the 1990 killing of a Brooklyn rabbi was on the verge of freedom Wednesday after prosecutors told a judge t...

Rebecca Dolan Loves Williamsburg

Love Letters | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Love Letters

But, we know that the best way to really get to know Colonial Williamsburg is to run the boxwood hedges or jump the Governor's Palace wall.

Chaos And The Cheerleader

Mark Osler | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion
Mark Osler

Lent perplexes me. The events it recalls are chaotic. In the midst of this, I will watch for the transformations that do happen, that are miracles, too often unnoticed in the middle of a crowd.

PHOTOS: A Home Built Of Shipping Containers

DNAinfo | Posted 03.01.2013 | New York

WILLIAMSBURG — David Boyle and his wife Michelle Bertomen were worried they would never be able to afford to build their own home in Brooklyn. Th...

Michelangelo Exhibit Heads To Virginia

AP | By STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Twenty-five drawings by Michelangelo begin a two-city U.S. exhibition in Virginia on Saturday, including some works never before ...

PHOTOS: The Apartment As Art Gallery

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York

Lital Dotan starts her day the same way almost every morning: by “cleansing the body”—what most of us would call “washing up”—and then mak...

Latino Williamsburg's Struggle Against Gentrification

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York

Whirlybird, a year-old coffee shop on South 2nd Street in Williamsburg, serves good espresso and organic, gluten-free breakfast tacos filled with scra...