Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Arts & Culture
A unique array of short films are headed to Brooklyn's Nitehawk Shorts Festival this fall.
New York
As soon as Gene Coffey rolls up the ink-black metal gate at his tony tattoo parlor, he starts talking about his art studio.
Culture & Arts
I was first introduced to Moses Hoskins by Eileen Costello, Ph.D. in 1995. He resided in NYC for seven years at that time, having moved from Iowa in 1988, as his art had already caught the eye of a few serious art professionals. This was a time of a vastly changing art scene in New York.
New York
People have come and gone, but the subway lines are still running, on the same routes on the same tracks, among all those ghosts of happy times past.
Travel
Each of Brooklyn's neighborhoods has its own allure. To help you choose where to visit, here's a rundown of the areas we
New York
Although I am beginning to assimilate more into the hipster lifestyle of Williamsburg by virtue of living here since early Fall, I was a bit intimidated to walk into a small local theater for fear that I would immediately be spotted as an intruder and inherent lover of the main land.
New York
A stroll through any number of Brooklyn neighborhoods quickly confirms that the borough remains the most dynamic location in the country for independent shops, and a hotbed for the designers and makers whose wares make up their inventory.
Travel
New York City currently operates one gondola system, the Roosevelt Island Tramway, which shuttled 2.6 million people between
Business
In 2007, the location of the new Williamsburg Starbucks was just a hole in the ground. So what took Starbucks so long? Company
Culture & Arts
Jeff Koons and Kara Walker are far from the first artists to explore the concept of life and death in their artwork. In fact, this concept is the very essence of what the art world constantly seeks to investigate.
Travel
And he's doing so with all his signature sass and spunk. This one's juicy -- grab a few extra napkins before sinking your teeth in. Or don't, and just let all the drippings dribble down your chin.
Business
23. Because Brooklyn is so old there's such a thing as The Battle Of Brooklyn. 27. Because one Brooklyn bakery in Williamsburg
New York
This development has brought incredible resources to the area, but the rent-regulated homes of Williamsburg are being systematically and violently dismantled by crooked landlords.
Food & Drink
Now that I've lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for the last six months, I've become extremely familiar with quite a few eateries in the 'hood.
Latino Voices
For more, watch the video above, or check out this feature in The Nation from last year. "Without papers, without rights
New York
In 1962 Rev. Stell had led a group of parents, on behalf of their children, including Ralph, in a federal court suit with the goal of forcing the Savannah-Chatham County to follow federal law and desegregate its public schools.
Culture & Arts
Having lived in the neighborhood for nearly a decade, and been a musician in New York for nearly two decades, I knew what an ambitious undertaking this must have been.
Home & Living
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Culture & Arts
John has shown extensively in the US and abroad, and is included in the collections of the Whitney Museum, MOMA, and the New Museum, NY. He is currently included in Classless Society at the Tang Museum.