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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.

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...

UFO Crashes at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.20.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

UFO 907 & W. Thomas Porter Unveil Giant Wooden and Metal Sculpture With 34 Eyes "I think this is the kind of art work that people can step up to and ...

PHOTOS: Time To Appreciate McCarren Park Pool's Beautiful Decay Before Its New Look

Posted 06.15.2012 | New York

On the heels of McCarren Park's much anticipated reopening scheduled for June 28, we've decided to take a look back at the pool's stint as one of the ...

Wanna Get A Sneak Peek Of The New McCarren Park Pool?

| Meredith Hoffman | Posted 06.11.2012 | New York

WILLIAMSBURG — Anxious to get the first glimpse of McCarren Pool? Visitors can get a sneak peek the night before its official opening if they're ...

Good News For L Train Riders!

Posted 06.08.2012 | New York

Good news for L train straphangers! The MTA is keeping their promise to combat the line's notorious overcrowding. Starting Sunday, the MTA will add...

Brooklyn Cyclones To Hold Hipster-Themed 'Williamsburg Night'

Posted 05.29.2012 | New York

The Brooklyn Cyclones, New York's beloved Coney Island-based minor league baseball team, are devoting a game to the city's most hipster-y hood. At...

Street Art, Bomb Scares, and Times of Anxiety

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.23.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Last Friday morning all was going normally on the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn as the cool, crisp breeze of a sunny May day made New York as it ...

From Exile To A World Tour?

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

If you saw the members of Iranian indie rock band, The Yellow Dogs, on the streets of Brooklyn, you wouldn't bat an eyelash. They could easily pass fo...

The ARTINFO Guide To Frieze Week In NYC, From Satellite Fair Highlights To Can't-Miss Gallery Shows

ARTINFO | Posted 06.27.2012 | Home
ARTINFO

Frieze's big, empty tent on Randall's Island won't be quite so empty by the time the fair opens next week. Though there's more than enough going on on...

Pat Kiernan Is Moving To Williamsburg

Posted 04.25.2012 | New York

Everyone's favorite anchorman Pat Kiernan is leaving the stuffy Upper West Side for hipper digs, purchasing a 3-story townhouse packed with a beautifu...

WATCH: Could This Be Zach Galifianakis' Film Debut?

Posted 03.27.2012 | Comedy

Zach Galifianakis may not have reached mainstream stardom until he was nearly 40, but as a couple videos that recently surfaced on YouTube prove, his ...

The Made-In-New York Spirits Movement Is Booming

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.30.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

While distilleries dotted the city and upstate from the 1700s on, after Prohibition, I guess New Yorkers were too busy drinking booze to make it.

PHOTOS: What Would Happen If The Goldman Sachs Logo Went Hipster

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

If your favorite brands were run by hipsters, would their logos wear skinny jeans? Thanks to graphic artist Dave Spengeler and his Tumblr, Hipster ...

Whole Foods To Definitely Open In Williamsburg

Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

Fresh off the heels of winning a crucial vote allowing Whole Foods to proceed with long-stalled plans to open a location in Gowanus, the grocery store...

Landmark Domino Sugar Factory Up For Sale!

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

The historic Domino Sugar factory in Williamsburg erected more than 150 years ago is now up for grabs, only a year after developers won a final lawsui...

Atheist Billboard Resurrected In Greenpoint

Posted 03.09.2012 | New York

An atheist billboard rejected by the heavily Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has been resurrected in Greenpoint. The sign, made by the A...

Southside Showdown - the Struggle for Control of Education in Los Sures

Jason A. Otaño | Posted 04.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Ota&ntildeo

Like much of Williamsburg, over the last decade the look of Los Sures has seen dramatic changes. The demographic dominance that the Puerto Rican community once held is long gone due to mass displacement.

A Musical Tribute To New York

Amber Papini | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Amber Papini

Most of the songs on Hospitality were written in the first few years of my move to New York. There is a New York theme to some of them, and journalis...

With New Exhibit, Subway Artist Takes Stock of His Success

Vera Haller | Posted 04.14.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

Enrico Miguel Thomas takes his moniker, "The Subway Artist of New York," seriously. He sets his easel on platforms and draws as people rush by and the wind from arriving trains whips his canvas.