Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Evolution of the New York Times Brooklyn Trend Piece

Posted By on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:20 AM

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  • Robert Caplin/The New York Times
January 21, 2011: Williamsburg, Toddlertown

Summary: Williamsburg: not just for hipsters anymore. Now serving hipster parents with toddlers. In condos.

Representative Quote: "In August they moved into a $980,000 three-bedroom at 80 Metropolitan. Through his living-room window, Mr. Signer can see the Domino Sugar factory and the Williamsburg Bridge, partly obscured by the steel beams of new construction — just the industrial feel he wanted."

A buzzed-about, up-and-coming neighborhood has gotten more expensive and attracted an older demographic. Tell me more!

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Virginia K. Smith is the Assistant Editor at The L Magazine and a Bushwick resident. Her profile picture was taken at Summerscreen, because she is a real team player.

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