Tag Archives: Williamsburg

Anguish Looms For The Hipster Express

Gothamist has unfortunate news for Billyburg nightlife: Brokelyn reports that the L will not run overnight between 8th Avenue and Bedford Avenue on weeknights from March 24th to May 22nd. Indeed, it will turn into a pumpkin from midnight to 5 a.m., Tuesdays through Fridays, for six weeks. Hope you don’t work in the service industry! And again, there will ...

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BROOKLYN: Two Williamsburg Artists Are Living In A Giant Hamster Wheel

Via Animal New York: “A lot of people associate it with 2001: A Space Odyssey. Others think of a hamster wheel,” artist Ward Shelley tells ANIMAL, standing 25 feet above ground, perched on top of a large wooden wheel where he has been living for four days. Inside the wheel is partner artist Alex Schweder. For six days, the artists ...

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BROOKLYN: Gay Man Claims Hate Crime Attack By Group Of Hasidic Men

A gay fashion student claims that he was attacked and beaten by a group of Hasidic men while walking on the street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The New York Daily News reports: Taj Patterson, 22, was headed home to Fort Greene around 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 1 when he says more than a dozen ultra-Orthodox Jewish men began assaulting him on ...

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Hipsters, Rejoice

After ten days of suspension due to hurricane flooding, as of this afternoon New Yorkers may once again travel the L Train between Brooklyn and Manhattan.  The next flood will merely be one of skinny jeans and trucker hats.

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Sunday: NYC Zombie Bar Crawl

Details.

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Afternoon View – Williamsburg Bridge

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NYC’s Naked Bike Ride

Yesterday a couple of hundred (mostly) naked bike riders rode from Williamsburg, Brooklyn to the Christopher Street piers and then to the United Nations as part a protest against BP. Cops made no arrests.

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Photo Of The Day – Message To Hipsters

The pranksters at Trustocorp send a message to Williamsburg’s hipsters. Other examples of their fake street signs at the link. (Tipped by JMG reader Paul)

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Ladies Of Williamsburg, Beware

Via Holy Taco, a warning to the women of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I’m reminded of a similar “community warning” flier that I ripped off a telephone pole in the Castro many years ago. “Warning! Do not give money to Danny or any of his friends at XXXX 17th Street! He is a thief and a bad drug dealer!” Almost every gay ...

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