Wednesday, September 26, 2012

In Your Face, Williamsburg: Regional Reactions to Forbes' Hipster Neighborhoods List

Posted By on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 1:41 PM

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Trying too hard to be cool in the Mission District is not cool.
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  • Trying too hard to be cool in the Mission District is not cool.

The Mission District, San Francisco

"Sadly, the Mission District was just a waxed mustache hair shy of the top spot, losing out to the SoCal mecca of hipness that is Silver Lake, Los Angeles. While LA might be stealing San Francisco's thunder here, the Mission did beat out Williamsburg, Brooklyn — the nexus of pretty much all East Coast Hipsterdom. So there's that." — SFist

"For some reason, Forbes took the time to compile a list of America's Best Hipster Neighborhoods, and boom, the Mission beat out Williamsburg." — Curbed SF

"It is currently unclear whether 'Vaguely Employed Graphic Designer' counts as an occupation or whether that could have helped or hindered the Mission District in the glossy mag's contest. — SFist

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