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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

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...

Brooklyn Man Accused Of Making Hundreds Of Phony 911 Calls

AP | Associated Press | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police say a 51-year-old landlord who lived on one of Brooklyn's trendiest corners was so annoyed by street noise that he placed hundreds ...

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

Brilliant Documentary Bitter Seeds Illuminates Plight of the Indian Farmer

Leslie Hassler | Posted 11.29.2012 | New York
Leslie Hassler

Bitter Seeds shows us how little we know about genetically modified seeds. But farmers have an advocate in quantum physicist and activist Vandana Shiva, India's leading opponent of genetic modification and the patenting of seeds.

Holiday Trips Ideal For Families

MiniTime | Posted 01.17.2013 | Travel

Celebrate the season in one of these six holiday travel destinations guaranteed to get your family in the ho-ho-holiday spirit.


Posted 11.08.2012 | New York

After nearly 11 days since the MTA (wisely) shut down the transit system in preparation for Hurricane Sandy, the L train is finally back! The MTA a...

Vegan Eats In Brooklyn

Carolyn Scott | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Despite having spent so much time in Manhattan, I'm not ready to leave without looking into the delicious, healthy and vegan eats available across the East River in Brooklyn.

Pregnant Mother Robbed At Gunpoint While Taking Daughter To McCarren Park

| Posted 10.19.2012 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WILLIAMSBURG — A pregnant woman was robbed at gunpoint as she took her 14-month-old daughter to a ...

Brooklyn By Bike

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

We ride past a group of buildings in the massive Brooklyn Navy Yard, spread out over 300 waterfront acres. Felipe speaks to us through his walkie-talkie. "Ready to go to the farm?"

LOOK: TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint Showcases North Brooklyn's Best Food

Posted 09.05.2012 | New York

This September 9th, très Brooklyn foodies and artisanal food purveyors will flock to TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint, an annual fundraiser organized to...

WATCH: Mormons Target Hipster Williamsburg

| Posted 08.24.2012 | New York

By Meredith Hoffman, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer WILLIAMSBURG — As sunglasses-clad residents just off work strutted down the sidewalk, Bedford Aven...

To Learn the Value of Algebra, Just Ask an Eighth Grader

Ryan Hall | Posted 10.06.2012 | Education
Ryan Hall

Mastering algebra is also like doing push-ups. There's nothing about push-ups that you're going to need to know later in life or that you would have to employ in some way on a job. But the fact remains: push-ups make your body stronger. Algebra makes your brain stronger.

New To Colonial Williamsburg: Its Own App

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | DC

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Colonial Williamsburg is unveiling a new mobile application to help tourists experience the 18th century historic area. Official...

WATCH: Charming Portrait Of Old Williamsburg Cafe

Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

In a neighborhood where bougie drip coffee often reigns king and in a world where "tres Brooklyn" is apparently a thing, it's refreshing to see one Wi...