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NFT Neighborhood Guide: Williamsburg, Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2011 | 9:22 AM

It's true, Williamsburg is the white hot center of New York's hipster scene. The stretch of blocks from the river to the BQE are rarely lacking in skinny pants or ironic record collections; you can usually buy both at the sidewalk sales along Bedford Avenue. But...

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NFT Neighborhood Guide: Greenpoint, Brooklyn

(0) Comments | Posted October 12, 2011 | 10:41 AM

With Greenpoint's large Polish population, you can close your eyes, inhale the scents from nearby bakeries and feel like you're in Europe. But then a hipster walks by and you're immediately reminded that you're merely in the cool epicenter of the universe. But, truth be told, sometimes it's hard to...

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

(0) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 10:00 AM

If there's one Queens neighborhood your parochial Manhattan-centric friends have visited it's likely Long Island City, and then probably just to go to P.S.1's Warm Up or Water Taxi Beach. LIC technically stretches from Queens' southern border with Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood past Queens Plaza toward Astoria...

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